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[ Act No. 3092, March 16, 1923 ]

AN ACT TA AMEND SECTION ONE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED AND SIXTY-FIVE OF THE REVISED ADMINISTRATIVE CODE BY AUTHORIZING THE SUSPENSION FROM PRACTICE AND THE CANCELLATION OF THE CERTIFICATE OF THE AUTHORIZED PRIVATE SURVEYORS FOR CERTAIN CAUSES

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 one thousand eight hundred and sixty- five  of  Act Numbered  Twenty-seven hundred and eleven, generally known  as  the Revised Administrative Code,  is hereby amended to read as follows:

"SEC.  1865.  Cancellation  of  certificate and  suspension from practice.—When the Director of Lands shall find that any  certificated private  surveyor submits any plan or survey made by him which is defective, incorrect, or substantially erroneous, owing to incompetency, inexperience, bad faith, or inexcusable negligence; or fails to forward within a reasonable  length  of  time to  the Bureau of  Lands for verification any survey work contracted by him to the prejudice and detriment of his  clients; or that he is guilty of any fraud, deceit, malpractice, or misconduct in the exercise of his profession, or of disregarding the instructions, rules and  regulations issued  by the said  Bureau  concerning the survey and  preparation of his plans, the said Director may, after due investigation,  suspend  or cancel the certificate of such surveyor; but the latter may, within thirty  days after receiving notice  of such action, take an appeal  to a committee composed of the Department Head, the Judge of the fourth branch of the Court of First Instance for the Ninth Judicial District, and a duly authorized  surveyor appointed by the Governor-General.  Pending appeal the right of the surveyor shall be suspended, and  the action of said committee shall be final."

SEC. 2. This Act shall take effect on its approval.

Approved, March 16, 1923.

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