Act No. 1965

An Act Making Certain Acts Of The First Philippine Legislature Applicable To The Territory Of The Philippine Islands Inhabited By Moros Or Other Non-Christian Tribes And Legalizing, Confirming, And Ratifying The Collection Of Taxes And All Other Action Heretofore Taken In Said Territory Under The Provisions Of Said Acts

Act No. 1965

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

Section 1. All Acts of the First Philippine Legislature amendatory of Acts or laws, the whole, or certain provisions of which, were, prior to said amendatory Acts, in force and effect in the whole or in any part of the territory of the Philippine Islands inhabited by Moros or other non-Christian tribes are hereby made applicable to and shall have the same force and effect in said territory or part thereof as the provisions of the original Acts or laws.

Section 2. All taxes collected and all action taken and things done in the territory of the Philippine Islands inhabited by Moros or other non-Christian tribes prior to the enactment of this law by virtue of any Act hereby made applicable to said territory are hereby legalized, ratified, and confirmed as fully to all intents and purposes as if the same had by prior Act of the Philippine Commission been specifically authorized and directed.

Section 3. 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 4. This Act shall take effect on its passage.