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[Act No. 602, (1903-01-28)](https://lawyerly.ph/laws/view/l908e)
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[ Act No. 602, January 28, 1903 ]

AN ACT SO AMENDING SECTION FIFTY-FOUR OF ACT NUMBERED ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTY-SIX AS TO ALLOW COURTS OF FIRST INSTANCE TO HOLD BUT ONE SESSION DAILY UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.

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

SECTION 1. Section fifty-four of Act Numbered One hundred and thirty-six, entitled "An Act providing for the organization of courts in the Philippine Islands," is hereby amended by adding at the end thereof the following words:
"Provided, nevertheless, That the judge may, in his discretion, order that but one session per day shall be held, instead of two, at such hours as he may deem expedient for the convenience both of the court and the public; but the number of hours that the court shall be in session per day shall be not less than five."
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, January 28, 1903.

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