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Republic Act No. 424

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 424 - AN ACT APPROPRIATING FUNDS FOR THE OPERATION OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES DURING THE PERIOD FROM JULY ONE, NINETEEN HUNDRED AND FORTY-NINE TO JUNE THIRTY, NINETEEN HUNDRED AND FIFTY, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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REPUBLIC ACT NO. 424

AN ACT APPROPRIATING FUNDS FOR THE OPERATION OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES DURING THE PERIOD FROM JULY ONE, NINETEEN HUNDRED AND FORTY-NINE TO JUNE THIRTY, NINETEEN HUNDRED AND FIFTY, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Section 1. Out of any funds in the National Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the following sums are hereby appropriated for the operation of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines during the period from July one, nineteen hundred and forty-nine to June thirty, nineteen hundred and fifty, as provided in Executive Order Nos. 225, 226, 239 and 240, series of 1949:


A.The several sums appropriated in RepublicAct Numbered Three hundred and twenty forthe same purposes, services, and activities thereinspecified, all the provisions of the said Act beinghereby reenacted and made a part hereof (ExecutiveOrder No. 225, series of 1949P232,300,297.00
B.The following sums, or so much thereofas may be necessary, for the several purposes, servicesand activities established by laws hereinafter mentioned,all the special and general provisions of Republic ActNumbered Three hundred and twenty being herebymade applicable to them (Executive Order No. 240,series of 1949):
1. For the operation and maintenance of the national agricultural school in the Province of Occidental Negros (Republic Act No. 43)P289,500.00
2. For additional personnel of the Bureau of Commerce needed in the enforcement of the Bonded Warehouse Act, etc. (Republic Act No. 247)10,000.00
3. For canvassing, locating and evaluating deposits of minerals needed in the development of Philippine industries (Republic Act No. 249)200,000.00
4. For the establishment and operation of the customs service at the port of San Fernando, Province of La Union (Republic Act No. 284)25,000.00
5. Judiciary Act of 1948 (Republic Act No. 296)305,513.33
6. To establish, organize and maintain one national junior agricultural high school in Bunawan, Agusan (Republic Act No. 301)50,000.00
7. For the maintenance of various agricultural schools (Republic Act No. 303)400,000.00
8. For the registration of the claims of all officers and employees of the Government of the Commonwealth, etc., to salaries and wages during the enemy occupation (Republic Act No. 304)50,000.00
9. For the establishment of a school of fisheries in Catbalogan, Samar (Republic Act No. 313)50,000.00
10. For the increase in pay and allowances of enlisted men of the Philippine Constabulary (Republic Act No. 315)1,960,000.00
11. For the increase in pay and allowances of enlisted men of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (Republic Act No. 315)1,640,000.00
12. For salaries and wages and other expenses of the Office of Special Attorneys (Republic Act No. 311, as amended by Republic Act No. 324)375,000.00
13. Reorganizing the Office of the Solicitor General (Republic Act No. 335)29,400.00
14. For salaries and wages and other expenses of the Capital City Planning Commission in accordance with the provisions of section 5 of Republic Act No. 333150,000.00
15. Regulating the practice of chemical engineering (Republic Act No. 318)2,000.00
16. For the operation and maintenance of additional classes in the Philippine Normal School (Republic Act No. 336)99,500.00
17. For the operation and maintenance of the Pangasinan Normal School (Republic Act No. 336)57,800.00
18. For the operation and maintenance of existing elementary classes (Republic Act No. 346)33,698,988.00
19. For the adjustment of the salaries of public school officials, teachers and other school personnel of the Bureau of Public Schools (Republic Act No. 347)12,000,000.00
20. For expenses in connection with the establishment of a municipal maternity and charity clinic in every municipality and municipal district in accordance with the provisions ofRepublic Act No. 1851,000,000.00
21. For the adjustment of the salaries of teachersand other school personnel in the SocialWelfare Commission in accordance with theprovisions of Republic Act No. 3129,440.00
Less - Amount to be paid out of the receipts under section 6 of Act No. 3203, as amended(7,560.00)
Total
P52,404,581.33
C.The following sums, or so much thereof asmay be necessary, for the following purposes, all thespecial and general provisions of Republic Act NumberedThree hundred and twenty being hereby made applicableto them (Executive Order No. 239, series of 1949):
1. For continuing the health work and activities undertaken by the United States Public Health Service in the PhilippinesP300,000.00
2. For continuing the quarantine work to be taken over from the United States Public Health Service in accordance with the policy to relinquish gradually to the Philippine Government all activities now being undertaken and financed by the said Service under the Philippine Rehabilitation Act of 1946200,000.00
3. For the operation and maintenance of international air communications, navigation services and radio aids paid for by the United States Government to be completely taken over by the Government of the Republic of the Philippines on July 1, 1949225,000.00
4. For the operation and maintenance of the Weather Bureau stations paid for by the United States Government to be completely taken over by the Government of the Republic of the Philippines on July 1, 1949150,000.00
Total
P875,000.00
D.For the expenses in connection with and incidental to the holding of the national elections which were held on November eight, nineteen hundred and forty-nine (Executive Order No. 226, series of 1949)P6,000,000.00
GRAND TOTAL OF THE APPROPRIATIONS AUTHORIZED IN THIS ACT: TWO HUNDRED NINETY-ONE MILLION FIVE HUNDRED SEVENTY-NINE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED SEVENTY-EIGHT PESOS AND THIRTY-THREE CENTAVOSP291,579,878.33

Total under subparagraph AP232,300,297.00
Total under subparagraph B52,404,581.33
Total under subparagraph C875,000.00
Total under subparagraph D6,000,000.00
GRAND TOTAL
P 291,579,878.33

Sec. 2. The motor vehicles which are to be transferred or which were transferred by the agencies concerned by the United States to the Republic of the Philippines and which are used by the Bureau of Health and the Bureau of Quarantine Service for health, sanitation, and quarantine work for the prevention and control of epidemics, shall continue to be operated and maintained for the same purposes by the said bureaus.chanrobles virtualaw library

Sec. 3. For the purposes of this Act, Executive Orders Numbered Two hundred twenty-five, Two hundred twenty-six, Two hundred thirty-nine, and Two hundred forty, series of nineteen hundred forty-nine, are hereby ratified, and all acts and disbursements heretofore made in pursuance thereof are hereby authorized.chanrobles virtualaw library

Sec. 4. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

Approved: January 6, 1950




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