Act No. 2062

An Act Making Applicable To That Part Of The Philippine Islands Inhabited By Moros Or Other Non-Christian Tribes Certain Acts Of The Second Philippine Legislature, Making An Appropriation To Enable Said Territory To Participate In The Benefits Of Act Numbered Two Thousand And Twenty-Three, And Legalizing, Confirming, And Ratifying The Collection Of Taxes And All Other Action Heretofore Taken In Said Territory Under The Provisions Of Any Of Said Acts

Act No. 2062

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

Section 1. The following Acts of the Second Philippine Legislature are hereby made applicable to that part of the Philippine Islands inhabited by Moros or other non-Christian tribes, and shall have full force and effect therein:

No. 2015. Passed January 19, 1911, entitled “An Act to amend Act Numbered Eleven hundred and eighty-nine, entitled “The Internal Revenue Law of Nineteen hundred and four,” as amended, by imposing a tax at the rate of seventy centavos per liter on all distilled spirits and manufactured liquors, with certain exceptions, and by extending the meaning of the term ‘manufactured liquors’ as used in said Act so as to include certain medicinal, toilet, and other liquid preparations; and for other purposes.”

No. 2016. Passed January 24, 1911, entitled “An Act to amend Act Numbered Eighteen hundred and sixty-five by increasing to sixty per centum of the value of the mortgaged property the amount which may be loaned by the Agricultural Bank.”

No. 2019. Passed January 26, 1911, entitled “An Act to amend subsection (a) of section twenty of Act Numbered Seventeen hundred and sixty-one, known as the Opium Act, by providing for the collection of taxes on the amount of opium or its derivatives contained in certain medicinal preparations, and for other purposes.”

No. 2022. Passed January 28, 1911, entitled “An Act to amend section two of Act Numbered Seventeen hundred and ninety-five, entitled “An Act authorizing the compensation of students in industrial and agricultural schools for work done therein outside of regular school hours and not connected with their regular school work,” by providing for the creation of reimbursable funds.”

No. 2024. Passed January 30, 1911, entitled “An Act amending section four, paragraph (b) of section six, and section ten of Act Numbered Eighteen hundred and seventy, entitled “An Act for the purpose of founding a University of the Philippine Islands, giving it corporate existence, providing for a Board of Regents, defining the Board’s responsibilities and duties, providing higher and professional instruction, and for other purposes.”

No. 2027. Passed January 31, 1911, entitled “An Act to amend paragraph six of section sixty-eight of Act Numbered Eleven hundred and eighty-nine, entitled “The Internal Revenue Law of Nineteen hundred and four;” as amended, by reducing the license tax for wholesale liquor dealers outside the city of Manila.”

No. 2031. Passed February 3, 1911, entitled “An Act entitled the “The Negotiable Instruments Law.”

No. 2035. Passed February 3, 1911, entitled “An Act amending Chapter VI of Act Numbered One hundred and thirty-six, entitled “An Act providing for the organization of courts in the Philippine Islands,” by prescribing the manner in which notaries public shall keep their official registers and providing for supervision over notaries public and for the final disposition of notaries’ registers, amending section seven hundred and ninety-one of Act Numbered One hundred and ninety, known as the Code of Civil Procedure, so as to increase the fees which notaries public may collect in certain cases, and for other purposes.”

No. 2036. Passed February 3, 1911, entitled “An Act to amend sections one and four of Act Numbered Five hundred and eighteen, entitled “An Act defining highway robbery or brigandage, and providing for the punishment therefor,” as amended, so as to reduce the penalties therein prescribed.”

No. 2037. Passed February 3, 1911, entitled “An Act to amend sections one hundred and fifty and one hundred and eighty-two of Act Numbered Fourteen hundred and fifty-nine, by authorizing insurance corporations to make loans on the security of real estate with “titulo real” duly registered or with title registered under Spanish Mortgage Law, and for other purposes.”

No. 2057. Passed February 3, 1911, entitled “An Act to amend section six hundred and twenty of Act Numbered One hundred and ninety, entitled “An Act providing for a Code of Procedure in Civil Actions and Special proceedings in the Philippine Islands,” by safeguarding more efficiently the authenticity of wills.”

No. 2060. Passed February 3, 1911, entitled “An Act amending section two of Act Numbered Thirteen hundred and ninety-four, as amended by section four of Act Numbered Eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, providing for certain reforms in the organization of the Philippines Constabulary.”

Section 2. The following Acts of the Second Philippine Legislature are hereby made applicable to municipalities organized under the Municipal Code in that part of the Philippine Islands inhabited by Moros or other non-Christian tribes, and shall have full force and effect therein:

No. 2018. Passed January 26, 1911, entitled “An Act authorizing the municipal councils to appropriate at the beginning of each year a certain sum from the school funds to pay the traveling expenses of municipal teachers when, at a certain time of the year, they have to go to Manila or to provincial capitals or any place in the provinces to attend the so-called summer schools.”

No. 2054. Passed February 3, 1911, entitled “An Act permitting municipalities to change the dates of their local fiestas under certain conditions.”

No. 2056. Passed February 3, 1911, entitled “An Act to amend section thirty-seven of Act Numbered Eighty-two, entitled “The Municipal Code,” by adding at the end of that section a paragraph to be numbered letter (c) fixing the duties of the lieutenants and substitute lieutenants of barrios, the term of their office and the procedure for their suspension or dismissal.”

Section 3. Act of the Philippine Legislature Numbered Two thousand and thirty, passed February third, nineteen hundred and eleven, entitled “An Act amending paragraph numbered five of article five hundred and three, and articles five hundred and eight, five hundred and twelve, and five hundred and twenty of the Penal Code by imposing a severe penalty for the crimes of robbery and theft of large cattle,” is hereby made applicable to the Mountain Province and the Provinces of Nueva Vizcaya and Agusan, and shall have full force and effect therein.

Section 4. Act of the Philippine Legislature Numbered Two thousand and fifty-one, passed February third, nineteen hundred and eleven, entitled “An Act to amend Act Numbered nine hundred and twenty-six by providing to whom the final evidence for perfecting grants of homesteads on the public domain may be submitted,” is hereby made applicable to any political division of that part of the Philippine Islands inhabited by Moros or other non-Christian Tribes in which chapter one of the “Public Land Act” is in effect.

Section 5. Act of the Philippine Legislature Numbered Two thousand and twenty-three, passed January thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eleven, entitled “An Act to provide for an exposition of Philippine products in the city of Manila, to appropriate funds therefor, and for other purposes, is hereby made applicable to that part of the Philippine Islands inhabited by Moros or other non-Christian tribes, and for carrying out the purposes expressed in section seven thereof in said territory the sum of ten thousand pesos is hereby appropriated out of any funds in the Insular Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Section 6. Sections one, two, four, six, eight, nine, eleven, and twelve of Act of the Philippine Legislature Numbered Two thousand and forty-five, passed February third, nineteen hundred and eleven, entitled “An Act to provide that all elective provincial and municipal offices shall be for four years; to prohibit a second reelection to the same; to change the date of the general elections; to amend certain sections of Act Numbered Fifteen hundred and eighty-two, known as “The Election Law,” and for other purposes,” in so far as they are applicable to municipal elections and officers are hereby made applicable to municipalities organized under the Municipal Code in that part of the Philippine Islands inhabited by Moros or other non-Christian tribes and shall have full force and effect therein.

Section 7. 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 under the provisions 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 8. This Act shall take effect on its passage.