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[ Act No. 710, March 28, 1903 ]

AN ACT DECLARING THE ENUMERATION OF CENSUS IN THE COMANDANCIA OF DAPITAN, MADE PRIOR TO MARCH SECOND, NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THREE, TO BE EFFECTIVE, AND AUTHORIZING THE PAYMENT OF A PER DIEM OF FIVE DOLLARS, UNITED STATES CURRENCY, TO THE ARMY OFFICER DETAILED AS SUPERVISOR OF THE CENSUS FOR SUCH COMANDANCIA OR CENSUS DISTRICT.

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

SECTION 1. Whereas, owing to the irregularity of the mail service, the instructions of the Director of Census and the laws regarding the census were not received by the supervisor for the comandancia of Dapitan, and said supervisor, acting under instructions formerly given, commenced the enumeration in the comandancia of Dapitan prior to the date fixed by law, and whereas the same was made in other respects in accordance with the law, such enumeration is hereby declared to be legal and effective.

SEC. 2. The payment of per diems of five dollars, United States currency, to the Army officer detailed as supervisor of the census for the district comprising the comandancia of Dapitan is hereby authorized, the same being declared to be a proper charge against the appropriation for census purposes.

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, March 28, 1903.

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