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[Act No. 699, (1903-03-23)](https://lawyerly.ph/laws/view/l83fa)
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[ Act No. 699, March 23, 1903 ]

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION NINE OF THE PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT ACT, NUMBERED EIGHTY-THREE, AS AMENDED BY ACT NUMBERED ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTY-THREE.

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

SECTION 1. Section nine of the Provincial Government Act, Numbered Eighty-three, as amended by Act Numbered One hundred and thirty-three, is hereby further amended by striking out paragraph (b) and inserting the following in lieu thereof:
"(b) He shall, by himself or deputy, collect all taxes imposed upon property or persons in the province, either by the municipalities of the province or the provincial government. He shall have power to authorize municipal treasurers, as deputies of the provincial treasurer, to issue cedulas and collect their value, and such municipal treasurers shall be entitled to a percentage, not to exceed live per centum, of the amount thus collected. Provincial treasurers shall exact from each municipal treasurer acting as his deputy a bond to insure proper payment of the amounts thus collected."
SEC. 2. 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. 3. This Act shall take effect on its passage.

Enacted, March 23, 1903.

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