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Republic Act No. 145

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REPUBLIC ACT NO. 145
AN ACT PENALIZING UNLAWFUL SOLICITATION OF, OR CONTRACT FOR, FEES RELATIVE TO CLAIM OR BENEFITS UNDER STATUTES OF THE UNITED STATES BEING ADMINISTERED BY THE UNITED STATES VETERANS ADMINISTRATION, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Section 1. Any person assisting a claimant in the preparation, presentation and prosecution of his claim for benefits under the laws of the United States administered by the United States Veterans Administration who shall, directly or indirectly, solicit, contract for, charge, or receive, or who shall attempt to solicit, contract for, charge, or receive any fee or compensation exceeding twenty pesos in any one claim, or who shall collect his fee before the claim is actually paid to a beneficiary or claimant, shall be deemed guilty of an offense and upon conviction thereof shall for every offense be fined not exceeding one thousand pesos or imprisoned not exceeding two years, or both, in the discretion of the court.

Sec. 2. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

Approved: June 14, 1947.


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