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Republic Act No. 721

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REPUBLIC ACT NO. 721
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 721 - AN ACT AMENDING SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED AND FIFTY-ONE OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE CODE, AS AMENDED, BY ADDING HINIGARAN, PROVINCE OF OCCIDENTAL NEGROS, AS PORT OF ENTRY, AND AUTHORIZING THE APPROPRIATION OF FUNDS THEREFOR

Section 1. Section eleven hundred and fifty-one of the Administrative Code, as amended by Republic Act Numbered Two hundred and eighty-four is further amended to read as follows:

"Section 1151. Collection districts and ports of entry thereof . – For administrative purposes, the Philippines shall be divided into seventeen collection districts, the respective limits of which may be changed from time to time in the discretion of the Insular Collector of Customs, but the Province of Pangasinan shall belong to the district of Pangasinan, with Sual as its port of entry, and the Province of Quezon, with Hondagua as its port of entry. The principal ports of entry for the respective collection districts shall be Manila, Sual, Tabaco, Cebu, Pulupandan, Hondagua, Iloilo, Davao, Legaspi, Zamboanga, Jolo, Aparri, Jose Panganiban, Cagayan, Tacloban, San Fernando, and Hinigaran."

Sec. 2. The sum of two hundred fifty thousand pesos is hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any funds in the National Treasury, not otherwise appropriated, for the establishment and operation of the customs service at the port of Hinigaran, Province of Occidental Negros.

Sec. 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

Approved: June 6, 1952

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