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[ Act No. 928, October 08, 1903 ]

AN ACT TO AMEND ACT NUMBERED SEVEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY, ENTITLED "AN ACT FURTHER TO POSTPONE THE HOLDING OF THE REGULAR MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS FOR THE YEAR NINETEEN HUNDRED AND TWO," BY PROVIDING MORE IN DETAIL A METHOD OF ELECTION IN CERTAIN MUNICIPALITIES.

By authority of the United States, be it enacted by the Philippine Commission, that:

SECTION 1. Act Numbered Seven hundred and thirty, entitled "An Act further to postpone the holding of the regular municipal elections for the year nineteen hundred and two," is hereby amended by striking out the last sentence of section one as follows:
"The elections in such municipalities in December, nineteen hundred and three, shall lie held in accordance with the rules providing for the first general municipal election prescribed in sections ninety-one to ninety-four, inclusive, of Act Numbered Eighty-two, entitled 'The Municipal Code,' " and by inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"The elections in such municipalities shall be conducted in accordance with the rules providing for the first general municipal election prescribed in sections ninety-one to ninety-four, inclusive, of Act Numbered Eighty-two, entitled 'The Municipal Code:' Provided, however, That the chairman of the committee of organization in each municipality shall be appointed by the provincial board: And provided further, That the date of the election to be fixed in the proclamation of the chairman of the committee of organization shall be the first Tuesday of December, unless the provincial board shall for good cause shown postpone the date to some other day in the same month."
SEC. 2. A member of the committee of organization appointed under the preceding section shall be ineligible as a candidate for any office to be filled at the election; but a person appointed a member of such committee shall be excused from serving thereon if he file a sworn statement with the provincial board that he expects to be a candidate for a specified office to be filled at such election.

SEC. 3. An elections to be held in municipalities whose boundaries and territory have been or shall be changed during the current year shall be conducted in accordance with the provisions of this Act.

SEC. 4. The public good requiring the speedy enactment of this bill, the passage of the same is hereby expedited in accordance with section two of "An Act prescribing the order of procedure by the Commission in the enactment of laws," passed September twenty-sixth, nineteen hundred.

SEC. 5. This Act shall take effect on its passage.

Enacted, October 8, 1903.

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