By authority of the United States, be it enacted by the Philippine Commission, that:
Section 1. The City Assessor and Collector of the city of Manila is hereby authorized to refund to Maria Arguelles the sum of two hundred and seventy-two dollars and fifty cents, United States currency, collected from her as real-estate tax on certain property in the district of Santa Cruz in excess of the amount actually due by reason of clerical error in the office of the City Assessor and Collector, and this sum is hereby appropriated, out of any funds in the Insular Treasury not otherwise appropriated, and shall be properly charged to the revenues of 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 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.