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[Commonwealth Act No. 583, (1940-06-08)](https://lawyerly.ph/laws/view/l8f36)
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[ Commonwealth Act No. 583, June 08, 1940 ]

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION SIXTEEN HUNDRED AND SEVENTY-FOUR OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE CODE, AS AMENDED.

Be it enacted by the National Assembly of the Philippines:

SECTION 1. Section sixteen hundred and seventy-four of the Administrative Code is amended to read as follows:
"Sec. 1674. Assistant provincial fiscals. - In the following provinces there shall be assistant provincial fiscals in such numbers and.with such salaries as are hereinafter provided;

"Bohol, two assistant provincial fiscals, two thousand eight hundred pesos and two thousand four hundred pesos, respectively, per annum;

"Cagayen, one assistant provincial fiscal at tw thousand pesos per annum;

"Cotabato, one assistant provincial fiscal at two thousand per annum;

"Ilocos Norte, two assistant provincial fiscals at two thousand pesos per annum;

"Ilocos Sur, one assistant provincial fiscal at two thousand pesos per annum;

"Isabela, one assistant provincial fiscal, at two thousand pesos per annum;

"La Union, one assistant provincial fiscal, at two thousand pesos per annum;

"Mountain Province, one assistant provincial fiscal at two thousand pesos per annum;

"Pangasinan, three assistant provincial fiscals, one at two thousand eight hundred pesos, and two at two thousand four hundred pesos per annum each;

"Nueva Ecija, four assistant provincial fiscals at two thousand eight hundred pesos, two thousand four hundred pesos, two thousand pesos, and one thousand eight hundred pesos, respectively, per annum;

"Pampanga, two assistant provincial fiscals at two thousand eight hundred pesos and two thousand four hundred pesos, respectively, per annum;

"Bulacan, two assistant provincial fiscals at two thousand eight hundred pesos and two thousand four hundred pesos, respectively, per annum;

"Tarlac, one assistant provincial fiscal at two thousand four hundred pesos per annum;

"Albay, one assistant provincial fiscal at two thousand four hundred pesos per annum;

"Oriental Negros, one assistant provincial fiscal at two thousand four hundred pesos per annum;

"Rizal, two assistant provincial fiscal,s at two thousand eight hundred pesos and two thousand four hundred pesos, respectively, per annumi

"Samar, one assistant provincial fiscal at two thousand four hundred pesos per annum;

"Laguna, two assistant provincial fiscals at two thousand four hundred pesos and two thousand pesos, respectively per annum;

"Lanao, one assistant provincial fiscal at two thousand pesos per annum;

"Batangas, one assistant provincial fiscal at two thousand pesos per annum;

"Cavite, one assistant provincial fiscal at two thousand pesos per annum;

"Tayabas, two assistant provincial fiscals at two thousand eight hundred pesos and two thousand four hundred pesos, respectively, per annum;

"Sorsogcn, one assistant provincial fiscal at two thousand pesos per annum;

"Capiz, one assistant provincial fiscal at two thousand pesos per annum;

"Iloilo, three assistant provincial fiscals, at two thousand eight hundred pesos, two thousand four hundred pesos, and two thousand pesos, respectively, per annum;

"Occidental Negros, three assistant provincial fiscals, one at two thousand eifdit hundred pesos and two at two thousand four hundred pesos, each, per annum;

"Leyte, two assistant provincial fiscals at two thousand four hundred pesos and two thousand pesos, respectively, per annum;

"Cebu, five assistant provincial fiscals at two thousand eight hundred pesos, two thousand four hundred pesos, two thousand pesos, respectively, and the last two at one thousand eight hundred pesos each per annum;

"Oriental Misamis, one assistant provincial fiscal at two thousand pesos per annum;

"Occidental Misanis, one assistant provincial fiscal, at two thousand pesos per annum;

"Surigao, one assistant provincial fiscal, at two thousand pesos per annum;

"Camarines Sur, one assistant provincial fiscal, at two thousand pesos per annum;

"Zanhoanga, one assistant provincial fiscal at one thousand six hundred pesos per annum; and

"Sulu, one assistant provincial fiscal at two thousand pesos per annum.

"These officers shall be appointed by the President of the Philippines with the consent of the Commission on Appointments of the National Assembly, and their salaries shall be paid by the provinces concerned. The salary of the assistant provincial fiscal shall be included in the annual appropriation of the province in the same manner as the salary of the provincial fiscal. To be eligible for appointment to this position, a person must be a citizen of the Philippines who has been duly admitted to practice in the courts of said islands, and has been in actual practice for at least three years, prior to his appointmen t."
SEC. 2- This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

Enacted, without Executive approval, June 8, 1940.

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