By authority of the United States, be it enacted by the Philippine Commission, that:
Section 1. Section one of Act Numbered Thirteen hundred and ninety-five, entitled “An Act authorizing the remission of the land tax for the year nineteen hundred and five in the Province of Cebu, except in that portion of the municipality of Cebu not included in the so-called ‘burnt area,” is hereby amended so as to read as follows:
“Sec. 1. The land tax for the year nineteen hundred and five, in the Province of Cebu, is hereby remitted: Provided, That there is excepted from the operation of this Act that portion of the municipality of Cebu not included in the barrios of El Pardo and Talamban of said municipality and not included in what is known as the ‘burnt area,’ upon which excepted portion taxes as now assessed shall be paid and collected.”
Section 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.
Section 3. This Act shall take effect on its passage.