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[ Act No. 2509., February 05, 1915 ]

AN ACT TO AMEND CERTAIN SECTIONS OF ACT NUMBERED ELEVEN HUNDRED AND TWENTY, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

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

SECTION 1. Section nine of Act Numbered Eleven hundred and twenty, as amended by Acts Numbered Eighteen hundred and forty-seven, Nineteen hundred and thirty-three, and Twenty-three hundred and seventy-nine, is hereby further amended by adding, at the end thereof, the following proviso:

"And provided further,  That this limitation  shall not-apply to sales made to a provincial or municipal government or to any other branch, subdivision, or entity of the Government."

SECTION. 2. Section eleven of Act Numbered Eleven hundred and twenty, as amended by Acts Numbered Eighteen hundred and forty-seven and Nineteen hundred and thirty-three, is hereby further amended by adding at the end of the second paragraph the following proviso :

"Provided further, That the provisions of this paragraph -shall not apply to leases or sales made to any provincial or municipal government or any subdivision, branch, or entity, of the Government."

SECTION 3. Section twenty-one of the same Act is hereby amended by inserting at the end therof the following proviso:

"Provided, however, That on petition by any provincial or municipal government, or branch of the Insular Government, or any Government entity, the Governor-General may, by executive order, exempt from lease, sale ot other disposition any unsold or vacant land for the public service or use; and such provincial or municipal government, or branch of the Insular Government, or Government entity shall pay to the friar lands sinking fund the full value of the property so reserved, together with the accrued interset theron."

SECTION 4. This Act shall take effect on its passage.

Enacted, February 5, 1915.



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