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[ Act No. 3164, May 06, 1924 ]

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION FORTY-ONE OF ACT NUMBERED TWENTY- EIGHT HUNDRED AND SEVENTY-FOUR, KNOWN AS THE PUBLIC LAND ACT

Be it enacted by  the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines  in Legislature assembled and  by' the authority of the same:

SECTION  1. Section forty-one  of Act Numbered Twenty- eight hundred and seventy-four is hereby amended to read as follows:

"SEC. 41. Any native of the Philippine Islands who is not the owner of more than twenty-four hectares,  and who since July  fourth,  nineteen  hundred  and seven,  or prior thereto, has continuously occupied and cultivated, either  by himself or through his predecessors in interest, a tract or tracts of  agricultural  public land subject to disposition, shall be entitled  under the provisions of  this chapter, to have a free patent issued to  him for a tract or tracts of such land not to exceed twenty-four hectares in all."

SEC.  2. When this  Act shall have been approved by the President of the United States, as provided in section nine of the Act of Congress of August twenty-ninth, nineteen hundred and sixteen, such fact  shall be made  known  by proclamation of  the  Governor-General  of  the  Philippine Islands, and this Act shall take effect on the date of such proclamation.[1]

Approved, May 6, 1924.



[1] Declared in force by Proclamation No. 16 (1924). See Appendix.

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