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[ Act No. 525, November 18, 1902 ]

AN ACT AMENDING ACT NUMBERED SEVENTY-FOUR, ESTABLISHING A DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION, AND SECTION THIRTEEN OF THE PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT ACT, NUMBERED EIGHTY-THREE, AS AMENDED BY ACT NUMBERED FOUR HUNDRED AND SEVENTY-SEVEN.

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

SECTION 1. Act Numbered Seventy-four, establishing a Department of Public Instruction, as amended by Act Numbered Four hundred and seventy-seven, is hereby amended as follows:

(a) By striking out paragraph (f) of section three and inserting in lieu thereof the following paragraph:
"(f) He shall approve plans for the construction of schoolhouses to be built by the municipalities or provinces, shall fix the amount of land required in each case, and shall prescribe rules of hygiene which shall be observed in connection with the schools of the Archipelago. Plans for the construction of schoolhouses shall, on request of any municipality or province, be made by the Chief of the Bureau of Architecture."
(b) By inserting in the fourth line of section five, after the words "except the" and before the word "Thirty-third," the word "Eighteenth."

(c) By striking out the fourteenth lino of the same section and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "Fifth Division, Batangas, two thousand dollars."

(d) By striking out the thirty-first and thirty-second lines of the same section and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "Eighteenth Division, Mindoro."

(e) By striking out the fifty-fourth and fifty-fifth lines of the same section and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "Thirty-first Division, Tayabas, two thousand dollars."

(f) By inserting in the fifty-eighth line of the same section, after the word's "In the" and before the word "Thirty-third," the word "Eighteenth," and by inserting in the fifty-ninth line, after the words "Provinces of" and before the word "Benguet," the word "Mindoro."

(g) By striking out the first four lines and the words "of the Secretary of Public Instruction" in the fifth line of section six and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "Whenever the business of his office renders it necessary, cadi division superintendent may be allowed a clerk, to be selected under the provisions of the Civil Service Law"; and by striking out in the tenth line of the same section the word "Eighteenth."

SEC. 2. Section thirteen of the Provincial Government Act, Numbered Eighty-three, as amended by Act Numbered Four hundred and seventy-seven, is hereby amended so as make paragraph (o) of said section read as follows:
"(o) To provide and equip for the division superintendent of schools the necessary room or rooms for his office and for use in storing and distributing supplies, in case any division embraces more than one province, such room or rooms and equipment shall be provided by the province in which the division superintendent maintains his residence."
SEC. 3. 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. 4. This Act shall take effect on its passage.

Enacted, November 18, 1902.

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