Act No. 16

An Act For The Reorganization Of The Forestry Bureau Of The Philippine Islands

Act No. 16

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

Section 1. Employees; Officer in Charge; Inspector, Botanist, Chief Clerk, etc, Translator, Law Clerk, Record Clerk. Until otherwise provided by law, the employees of the Forestry Bureau shall be:

(a) An officer in charge, detailed by the Military Governor from the Army of the United States and drawing no salary.

(b) An inspector, at one hundred and fifty dollars per month.

(c) A botanist, at one hundred dollars per month.

(d) A chief clerk and stenographer, at one hundred dollars per month.

(e) A translator, at one hundred dollars per month.

(f) A law clerk, at seventy-five dollars per month.

(g) A record clerk, at seventy-five dollars per month.

Section 2. Additional. In addition to the above there may be employed in the Bureau ten assistant foresters at fifty dollars per month, and thirty rangers at twenty-five dollars per month, or any less number of each class as the officer in charge of the Bureau may in his discretion deem necessary.

Section 3. United States Money. In this Act whenever a sum of money is mentioned it shall be understood to refer to the money of the United States.

Section 4. This Act shall take effect on its passage.