Act No. 1763

An Act To Extend The Time In Which Provinces And The City Of Manila May Obtain The Benefits Of Acts Numbered Sixteen Hundred And Fifty-Two And Sixteen Hundred And Ninety-Five And Confirming The Action Of Provincial Boards And Of The Municipal Board Of The City Of Manila Which May Have Adopted Or May Adopt Resolutions Increasing The Cedula Tax During The Time So Extended

Act No. 1763

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

Section 1. The time in which provincial boards, or, in the city of Manila, the Municipal Board of said city, may adopt resolutions increasing the cedula tax in accordance with Act Numbered Sixteen hundred and fifty-two is, for the year nineteen hundred and seven hereby extended to and including October twelfth. All resolutions of provincial boards, or of the Municipal Board of the city of Manila, increasing said tax in accordance with said Act which have been or may be adopted before the expiration of the time as hereby extended are hereby ratified, confirmed, and made effective as fully as through such resolutions had been adopted within the time originally fixed by said Act, and the provisions of Act Numbered Sixteen hundred and ninety-five shall be applicable to such provinces.

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.