By authority of the United States, be it enacted by the Philippine Commission, that:
Section 1. Whereas, owing to the severe epidemic of cholera, it has been rendered impossible to collect the land tax and the cedula tax for the year nineteen hundred and two by the thirty-first of July, as required by Act Numbered Three hundred and seventy-seven amending Acts Numbered Eighty-three and One hundred and thirty-three, the time for the payment without penalty of the land tax for the year nineteen hundred and two is hereby extended until October first, nineteen hundred and two, and the time for the payment without penalty of the cedula tax for the year nineteen hundred and two is hereby extended until November first, nineteen hundred and two, anything in previous Acts to the contrary notwithstanding: Provided, however, That this Act shall not apply to the city of Manila.
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.