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[Act No. 967, (1903-10-31)](https://lawyerly.ph/laws/view/l7ef7)
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[ Act No. 967, October 31, 1903 ]

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE SUPPLY STORE OF THE PHILIPPINES CONSTABULARY TO SELL SUPPLIES TO OFFICERS OF THE INSULAR AND PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENTS AND TO PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS WHEN REQUIRING THE SAME FOR OFFICIAL USE.

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

SECTION 1. The supply store of the Philippines Constabulary and its branches are hereby authorized and directed to sell, in the manner prescribed in Acts Numbered Two hundred and forty-two and Seven hundred and eighty-nine, such food supplies and other articles as they may be authorized to keep in stock to all officers of the Insular Government or of the provincial governments requiring the same for official use, and for the purchase of which said officers or public institutions may have available appropriations.

SEC. 2. All supplies comprehended by this Act in the hands of the Insular Purchasing Agent December first, nineteen hundred and three, shall be sold at cost price to the commissary of the Philippines Constabulary, and all requisitions for such supplies received by the insular Purchasing Agent alter December first, nineteen hundred and three, shall be forwarded by him to the commissary of the Philippines Constabulary, and all officers and institutions which have heretofore purchased such food supplies through the Insular Purchasing Agent shall purchase the same thereafter through the supply store of the Philippines Constabulary in Manila, or its branches in the provinces, which shall make a surcharge of ten per centum to cover cost of transportation. Such supplies purchased by officers and institutions for use in the city of Manila shall be delivered by the supply store free of cost, in all other cases the supplies shall be delivered by the commissary of Constabulary at the nearest port or railway station in like manner as provided for supplies purchased from the insular Purchasing Agent under the provisions of Act Numbered Nine hundred and nine.

SEC. 3. 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. 4. This Act shall take effect on its passage.

Enacted, October 31, 1903.

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