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[Act No. 3638, (1929-12-07)](https://lawyerly.ph/laws/view/ld759)
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[ Act No. 3638, December 07, 1929 ]

AN ACT APPROPRIATING FUNDS FOR THE NECESSARY EXPENSES OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS DURING THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING DECEMBER THIRTY-FIRST, NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Legislature assembled and by the authority of the same:

SECTION 1. The following sums, or so much thereof as may be respectively necessary, are hereby appropriated out of any funds in the Insular Treasury not appropriated for other purposes, in compensation of the service of the Philippine Government for the fiscal year ending December thirty-first, nineteen hundred and thirty, unless otherwise stated.

See Printed Copy Volume 25 Public Laws Page 150 to 351

SEC. 2. Any unexpended balance of the appropriations herein made for salaries and wages is hereby made available for the payment of compensation to injured employees as contemplated by Act No. 3428, any provision of existing law to the contrary notwithstanding.

SEC. 3. Any provision of existing law to the contrary notwithstanding, no person shall be employed under con-. tract by the Insular Government unless this be authorized by an appropriation in this Act, except those employed under Act No. 3431.

SEC. 4. No official or employee of the Philippine Government shall be allowed to receive a salary higher than  that provided for the position to which he is regularly  assigned and in which he spends more than one-half of his official time, except when such assignment is specifically authorized by the Department Head concerned.

SEC. 5. The Insular Auditor is hereby authorized to dis­pose at public auction, under the terms most favorable to the Government, of any old Government vessel which is no longer needed by the Government.

SEC. 6. No appropriation for consumption of supplies and materials authorized in this Act shall be used for the construction of new buildings, except buildings of light materials in emergency cases.

SEC. 7. Upon request of the proper Head of Department with the recommendation of the Secretary of Finance and approval of the Governor-General, any unexpended balances of the funds appropriated in Act Numbered Thirty-four hundred and fifty-nine may be used to cover the deficits of the several bureaus and offices in their appropriations for 1929 and prior years. This provision shall take effect upon approval hereof.

SEC. 8. This Act shall take effect on January first, nineteen hundred and thirty.

Approved, December 7, 1929.


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