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[Act No. 816, (1903-07-31)](https://lawyerly.ph/laws/view/l8883)
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[ Act No. 816, July 31, 1903 ]

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION THIRTEEN OF ACT NUMBERED SEVEN HUNDRED AND TWO, REGULATING THE REGISTRATION OF CHINESE PERSONS IN THE PHILIPPINE ARCHIPELAGO, BY AUTHORIZING AN INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF TEMPORARY EMPLOYEES PROVIDED FOR BY SAID ACT.

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

SECTION 1. Section thirteen of Act Numbered Seven hundred and two, entitled "An Act to regulate the registration of Chinese persons in the Philippine Archipelago, and to carry into effect and enforce the provisions of section four of the Act of Congress improved April twenty-ninth, nineteen hundred and two, entitled 'An Art to prohibit the coming into and to regulate the residence within the United States, its Territories, and all territory under its jurisdiction, and the District of Columbia, of Chinese persons and persons of Chinese descent,'" is hereby amended by authorizing in the office of the Collector of Customs for the Philippine Archipelago ten registration clerks of class nine and four Chinese translators of Class D, in lieu of six registration clerks and two Chinese translators of class nine, so that said section, as amended, shall read as follows:
"SEC. 13. For the purposes of this Act the following temporary employees, or so many thereof as may be necessary, are hereby authorized in the office of the Collector of Customs for the Philippine Archipelago: Ten registration clerks of class nine, four Chinese translators of Class D, and two stenographers and typewriters of class eight."
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, July 31, 1903.

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