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Commonwealth Act No. 271

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COMMONWEALTH ACT NO. 271

COMMONWEALTH ACT NO. 271 - AN ACT TO AMEND ACT NUMBERED FOUR THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTEEN, ENTITLED "AN ACT TO PRESCRIBE CERTAIN PROVISIONS CONCERNING TENANCY CONTRACTS ON LAND PLANTED TO SUGAR CANE," SO AS TO INCLUDE FARM LABORERS, COMMONLY CALLED "PAKIADORES."

Section 1. Section One of Act Numbered Four thousand one hundred and thirteen is amended so as to read as follows:

"Section 1. Vouchers and other documents. – When the sugar cane produced on a piece of land is milled in a sugar central, it shall be the duty of the owner of said land to inform the tenant, on the basis of the receipts issued by the central which must, on demand, be exhibited to the tenants, of the number of tons of cane harvested on the land cultivated by the tenant and of the number of piculs of sugar accruing to said cane and of the share of said cane of the additional sugar distributed by the central after each milling season and of the molasses which the tenant is entitled to receive. In cases where the owner employed laborers under special contract commonly called 'pakiao', it shall so be his duty to advise such laborers (pakiadores) of the number of tons of cane cut, hauled and loaded by them, by exhibiting the receipt issued by the central."

Section2. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

Approved: June 1938.
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