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[Act No. 2782, (1918-12-06)](https://lawyerly.ph/laws/view/l859d)
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[ Act No. 2782, December 06, 1918 ]

AN ACT APPROPRIATING THE SUM OF THIRTY MILLION SEVEN HUNDRED AND FIVE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FOUR PESOS FOR THE EXTENSION OF FREE ELEMENTAL INSTRUCTION TO ALL CHILDREN OF SCHOOL AGE.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Legislature assembled and by the authority of the same:

SECTION 1. There is hereby appropriated, out of any funds in the Insular Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of thirty million seven hundred and five thousand eight hundred and twenty-four pesos, or such part thereof as may be necessary, for the purpose of extending the facilities of free elemental instruction to all the children of school age of the Archipelago. Of this sum there shall be available for investment on the first of January, nineteen hundred and nineteen, the sum of seven hundred and thirty-five thousand pesos; on the first of January, nineteen hundred and twenty, the sum of three million nine hundred and nineteen thousand pesos; on the first of January, nineteen hundred and twenty-one, the sum of six million three hundred and five thousand four hundred pesos; on the first of January, nineteen hundred and twenty-two, the sum of eight million seven hundred and ten thousand four hundred and- forty pesos; and on the first of January, nineteen hundred and twenty-three, the sum of eleven million thirty-five thousand nine hundred and eighty four pesos.

The sums so appropriated shall be in addition to the sums appropriated in the annual appropriations for the Bureau of Education and shall be expended with the approval of the Council of State. The unexpended balances at the end of each one of the aforesaid years shall revert to the general funds of the Insular Treasury.

SEC. 2. This Act shall take effect on its approval.

Approved, December 6, 1918.

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