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[ Act No. 1004, November 21, 1903 ]

AN ACT ANNEXING THE NORTHERN PART OF THE PROVINCE OF ZAMBALES TO THE PROVINCE OF PANGASINAN AND PROVIDING THAT THE SOUTHERN PART THEREOF SHALL CONTINUE AS A SEPARATE PROVINCE UNDER THE NAME OF ZAMBALES.

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

SECTION 1. The northern part of the Province of Zambales, which comprises the municipalities of Alaminos, Bolinao, San Isidro, and Infanta, as described by Act Numbered Nine hundred and forty-five, entitled "An Act reducing the twenty-five municipalities of the Province of Zambales to fifteen," is hereby annexed to the Province of Pangasinan, as organized by Act Numbered Eighty-six, entitled "An Act extending the provisions of the Provincial Government Act to the Province of Pangasinan."

SEC. 2. The inhabitants of the territory hereby annexed to and made a part of the Province of Pangasinan shall enjoy the same rights and privileges as if the municipalities so annexed had been originally incorporated in the Province of Pangasinan; and the municipal officers of the municipalities included in the territory so annexed shall have the same relations to the provincial officers of the Province of Pangasinan as are prescribed by the Provincial Government Act and by Act Numbered Eighty-six, organizing said Province of Pangasinan.

SEC. 3. The remainder of the existing Province of Zambales shall continue under the same name, as a separate province, and any deficiency which may occur in the revenues of the province thus reduced shall he met from the Insular Treasury. The debts of the existing Province of Zambales to the Insular Treasury shall continue to be the debts of the Province of Zambales as by this Act constituted, and the funds now in the treasury of the province shall remain as funds of the province as herein constituted.

SEC. 4. The laud and other taxes due from that part of the Province of Zambales hereby annexed to Pangasinan for the year nineteen hundred and three and previous years, and uncollected, shall be collected by the treasurer of Pangasinan and paid into the treasury of that province for disbursement in the same manner as if such' taxes had been assessed subsequent to the annexation.

SEC. 5. 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. 6. This Act shall take effect January first, nineteen hundred and four.      

Enacted, November 21, 1903.

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