By authority of the United States, be it enacted by the Philippine Commission, that:
Section 1. From and after the first day of April, nineteen hundred and one, no internal-revenue taxes shall be collected from the inhabitants of the Province of Benguet.
Section 2. All internal-revenue taxes collected from the Province of Benguet from and after the first day of January, nineteen hundred and one, shall be paid to the governor of that province out of the Insular Treasury, to be by him deposited in the treasury of the province, and to be held as other funds for provincial purposes.
Section 3. The Collector of Internal Revenue shall certify to the Military Governor the amount of taxes collected in the Province of Benguet from the first of January, nineteen hundred and one, until the first day of April, nineteen hundred and one, and warrant shall issue in favor of the governor of Benguet for the amount so certified, in accordance with law.
Section 4. 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.
Section 5. This Act shall take effect on its passage.