By authority of the United States, be it enacted by the Philippine Commission, that:
Section 1. Abuse by administrator of land seized by government, penalized. It shall be unlawful for any administrator or agent of land seized by the Government for delinquency in the payment of the land tax to strip the abaca, or cause the same to be stripped, in an unusual and wasteful manner, cut tender abaca plants or cause the same to be cut, or neglect to first clean the grove or plantation, as is customary, or pick unripe coconuts or cause the same to be picked for any use or purpose.
Section 2. Any administrator or agent of land seized by the Government who violates the provisions of this Act shall be punished by imprisonment for not more than two months or a fine of not more than two hundred pesos, or both.
Section 3. This Act shall take effect on its approval.