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[ Act No. 3087, March 16, 1923 ]

AN ACT AMENDING SECTIONS TWO HUNDRED AND SEVENTY-SIX, TWO HUNDRED AND SEVENTY-NINE, TWO HUNDRED AND EIGHTY-FOUR, TWO HUNDRED AND EIGHTY-FIVE, AND TWENTY-TWO HUNDRED AND FORTY-THREE OF ACT NUMBERED TWENTY-SEVEN HUNDRED AND ELEVEN, KNOWN AS THE ADMINISTRATIVE CODE OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND SEVENTEEN, REGARDING ACCRUED AND VACATION LEAVE OF ABSENCE

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 two hundred and seventy-six of Act Numbered Twenty-seven hundred and eleven, known as the Administrative Code, as amended by Act Numbered Twenty- nine hundred  and  eleven,  is  hereby amended to read as follows:

"SEC. 276.  Persons entitled to accrued leave.—After at least two years continuous, faithful, and satisfactory service, the proper Head of Department shall, subject to the requirements of the public service, grant each regularly and permanently appointed officer or employee in the Philippine civil service, except  as hereinafter provided, twenty-four days' accrued leave of absence with full  pay, inclusive of Sundays and holidays, for each year of satisfactory service in the Islands, or abroad, if specially detailed."

SEC.  2.  Section two hundred and seventy-nine of the said Act is hereby amended to read as follows:

"Sec. 279. Persons  not entitled to  accrued leave.—The following  persons  shall not be entitled to  accrued  leave:

"(a) Laborers, skilled and unskilled, whose rate of compensation is less than two thousand pesos per annum.

"(b) Temporary and  emergency employees,  except detectives and secret agents.

"(c)  Persons  whose compensations are authorized at other than a yearly rate, except officers detailed from the military,  naval, or civil service  of the United States.

" (d) Persons enlisted for a term of years.

"(e)  Watchmen.

" (f)  Linemen.

" (g) Persons who receive compensation for official duties not requiring all  their time; and persons whose salary is wholly or  partly paid  by municipalities, except  deputy provincial  and municipal treasurers or deputy provincial and township  treasurers.

" (h) Persons guilty of conduct requiring separation from the service.

" (i)  Persons brought to the Islands on special contract.

" (j)  Any person or class of persons whose right to leave is governed by special provisions, in which case such special provisions shall obtain."

SEC.  3.  Section two hundred and eighty-four of the said Act is  hereby amended to read as follows:

"SEC. 284.  Vacation leave in addition to accrued leave.— After at least six months  continuous, faithful, and satisfactory service, the Governor-General or  proper  Head  of Department  may,  in his discretion, grant to each officer or employee  entitled to accrued leave, in addition to such accrued leave, eighteen days' vacation leave of absence  with full pay, inclusive of Sundays and holidays,  for each calendar year of service."

SEC.  4.  Section two hundred and eighty-five of the said Act as amended  by Acts Numbered Twenty-seven hundred and ninety-nine and Twenty-eight hundred and sixty-one, by repealing  the  last  three paragraphs thereof, is  hereby amended  to  read as  follows:

"SEC. 285. Vacation leave for craftsmen and classified apprentices  of the Bureau  of Printing.—A craftsman or classified  apprentice  of the  Bureau  of  Printing may be granted thirteen days' vacation leave, at the salary received by him upon taking  such leave,  after  at least one year of continuous, faithful,  and satisfactory  service as craftsman or classified  apprentice, in accordance with the civil service rules and  such  other  rules as the Department of Finance may prescribe, and  the  head of  said Department may suspend the vacation  leave granted, or part thereof, if in his judgment the needs of the public service require it."

SEC. 5. Section twenty-two  hundred  and forty-three  of the Administrative Code is  hereby  amended by  adding, at the end thereof, the following paragraph:

"(r) To enact an ordinance empowering the municipal president to grant, subject to the requirements of the service, to any appointed municipal officer or employee, including the secretary,  twelve days vacation leave of  absence with full pay, which must be taken during the year in which earned: Provided, That such vacation leave of absence shall only be granted after at least one year of continuous, faithful, and satisfactory service."

SEC. 6. All acts or parts of acts inconsistent with the provisions of this Act are hereby  repealed.

SEC. 7. This Act shall take effect on its approval.

Approved, March 16, 1923.

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