[ Act No. 2463, February 05, 1915 ]
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION ONE OF ACT NUMBERED FIFTEEN HUNDRED AND EIGHTY-ONE, ENTITLED "AN ACT TO EQUALIZE AND SECURE UNIFORMITY IN SALARIES OF PROVINCIAL GOVERNORS AND TREASURERS," AS AMENDED BY ACT NUMBERED SEVENTEEN HUNDRED AND SIXTEEN, BY RAISING THE SALARIES OF THE PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR AND TREASURER OF NUEVA ECIJA.
By authority of the United States, be it enacted by the Philippine Legislature, that:
SECTION 1. Section one of Act Numbered Fifteen hundred and eighty-one, entitled "An Act to equalize and secure uniformity in salaries of provincial governors and treasurers," as amended by Act Numbered Seventeen hundred and sixteen, is hereby amended to read as follows:
"SECTION 1. On and after February first, nineteen hundred and fifteen, the salaries of the provincial governors and provincial treasurers in the provinces hereinafter named shall be as follows:
"(a) in the Provinces of Cebu, Iloilo, and Pangasinan, six thousand pesos per annum each;
"(b) In the Provinces of Albay, Ambos Camarines, Ba-tangas, Bulacan, Ilocos Sur, La Laguna, Leyte, Occidental Negros, Pampanga, and Tayabas, five thousand pesos per annum each;
"(c) In the Provinces of Bohol, Cagayan, Capiz, Rizal, Samar, Sorsogon, and Nueva Ecija, four thousand five hundred pesos per annum each;
"(d) In the Provinces of Cayite, Ilocos Norte, La Union, Misamis, Oriental Negros, Surigao, and Tarlac, four thousand pesos per annum each; and
"(e) In the Provinces of Antique, Bataan, Isabela, and Zambales, three thousand pesos per annum each:
"Provided, however, That if the provincial governor or provincial treasurer in any of the foregoing provinces is now receiving a salary greater than that herein fixed, this Act shall not apply to such official during his present term of office, but shall take effect as to such office upon the qualification of his successor."
SEC. 2. This Act shall take effect as of February first, nineteen hundred and fifteen.
Enacted, February 5, 1915.