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[Act No. 324, (1901-12-20)](https://lawyerly.ph/laws/view/l8e53)
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[ Act No. 324, December 20, 1901 ]

AN ACT PROVIDING THAT NINE THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED AND THIRTY-NINE DOLLARS AND SIXTY AND FIVE-TENTHS CENTS, MEXICAN, COLLECTED FOR THE USE OF THE PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT OF THE PROVINCE OF BOHOL BEFORE THE ORGANIZATION THEREOF UNDER THE PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT ACT, MAY BE UTILIZED BY THE PRESENT GOVERNMENT OF THAT PROVINCE FOR PROVINCIAL PURPOSES.

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

Whereas there is now in the hands of T. C. Woodbury, major, Nineteenth United States Infantry, commander of the subdistrict of Bohol, the sum of nine thousand six hundred and thirty-nine dollars and sixty and five-tenths cents. Mexican, collected by taxation within the territory now constituting the Province of Bohol, but collected for provincial purposes and prior to the organization of that province under the Provincial Government Act, and it is desired that the funds aforesaid should he devoted to the provincial uses for which they were originally collected:

SECTION 1. The treasurer of the Province of Bohol is hereby authorized to receive from T. C. Woodbury, major, Nineteenth Infantry, United States Army, commanding the forces in the Island of Bohol, or his successor, the said sum of nine thousand six hundred and thirty-nine dollars and sixty and five-tenths cents. Mexican currency, which was originally collected from taxes on cockpits, permits for fiestas, contributions, cedulas, and so forth, and constituted the revenues from which the expenses of the provincial government were paid prior to organization of the Province of Bohol under the Provincial Government Act, and to pay the same into the treasury of the provincial government of Bohol. The funds so received and paid into the treasury shall be available for general purposes of the government of the Province of Bohol established under Act Numbered One hundred and seventeen, extending the provisions of the Provincial Government Act to the Province of Bohol. The treasurer of said province is hereby authorized, upon receiving the money aforesaid, to give proper vouchers therefor to Major Woodbury, and the receipt of the treasurer shall be sufficient voucher to Major Woodbury, or his successor in command, for the disposition of the said money.

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 proscribing 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, December 20, 1901.

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