Act No. 2297

An Act Amending The Third Paragraph Of Section Seven Hundred And Ninety Of Act Numbered One Hundred And Ninety, As Amended, By Exempting Municipalities And Individuals Declared Insolvent From The Obligation To Pay The Fee In Proceedings For Nonpayment Of The Cedula Tax

Act No. 2297

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

Section 1. Section seven hundred and ninety of Act Numbered One hundred and ninety, as amended by Act Numbered Two thousand and forty-one, is hereby further amended by making the third paragraph thereof read as follows:

Provided, That in prosecutions for infractions of municipal ordinances, the fee shall be one peso and fifty centavos, and in the proceedings for nonpayment of the cedula tax no fee shall be collected from the municipalities concerned nor from the defendants when these are declared insolvent.”

Section 2. The public good requiring the speedy enactment of this bill, the same shall take effect on its passage, in accordance with section one of Act Numbered Nineteen hundred and forty-five of the Philippine Legislature.