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[ Act No. 1547, October 20, 1906 ]

AN ACT APPROPRIATING THE SUM OF ONE MILLION EIGHT HUNDRED AND THIRTY-FOUR THOUSAND PESOS FROM THE FUNDS REALIZED FROM THE SALE OF BONDS AUTHORIZED BY ACT NUMBERED THIRTEEN HUNDRED AND TWENTY-THREE, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONSTRUCTING SEWERS IN THE CITY OF MANILA AND TO FURNISH IT WITH AN ADEQUATE SEWER AND DRAINAGE SYSTEM AND SUPPLY OF WATER.

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

SUCTION 1. The following sums, or so much thereof as may be necessary, are hereby appropriated, out of the funds realized from the sale of bonds authorized by Act Numbered Thirteen hundred and twenty-three, for the construction of the proposed sewer and water-supply systems in the city of Manila:

DEPARTMENT OF SEWER AND  WATERWORKS  CONSTRUCTION.

For salaries and wages of the chief engineer, at twelve thousand pesos per annum; two principal assistant engineers, at eight thousand pesos per annum each; two assistant engineers, at six thousand pesos per annum each; two assistant engineers, at four thousand pesos per annum each; four assistant engineers, at three thousand six hundred pesos per annum each; one chief draftsman, at three thousand six hundred pesos per annum; two level men, at two thousand four hundred pesos per annum each; two draftsmen, at eight hundred and forty pesos per annum each; one clerk, Class F: hire of temporary inspectors as may be necessary; reimbursement at the rate of three thousand nine hundred pesos per annum to the appropriation '"Salaries and wages, Municipal Board," city of Manila, on account of services rendered by the disbursing office, city of Manila; hire of labor as may be necessary; and for contingent expenses, including the purchase and repair of field equipment, furniture, instruments, supplies, and tools; advertising; cablegrams; postage and telegrams; printing and binding; official transportation; maintenance of road along pipe line; expropriation of property for sites of sower pumping stations: payments on contracts for sewer construction; payments on contracts for waterworks construction; customs duties; and incidental expenses; one million eight hundred and thirty-four thousand pesos.

SEC. 2. The provisions of sections two, three, four, five, six, and  seven of Act Numbered Fifteen hundred and forty-six are hereby made applicable to the department of sewer and waterworks construction.

SEC. 3. The funds appropriated by this Act shall be expended in accordance with the provisions of Act Numbered Thirteen hundred and twenty-three.

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 20, 1906.

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