|REPUBLIC ACT NO. 925 - AN ACT
AMENDING ACT NUMBERED THIRTY-TWO HUNDRED FIFTY-ONE, ENTITLED "AN ACT TO
PROHIBIT THE EXPORTATION TO FOREIGN COUNTRIES OF SEEDS OF ABACA AND ITS
|Section 1. The
title and sections one and two Act Numbered Thirty-two hundred
fifty-one are amended to read as follows: |
"An Act to prohibit the exportation of seeds, seedlings, suckers, or rootstocks of abaca.
"Section 1. It shall be unlawful for any person, corporation, or association to export seeds, seedlings, suckers, or rootstocks of the plant commonly known as "abaca".
"Sec. 2. Violations of this Act shall be punished by imprisonment for not less than two months nor more than two years, or a fine of not less than one hundred pesos nor more than twenty thousand, or both, in the discretion of the court, and the seeds, seedlings, suckers, or rootstocks which it is attempted to export shall be forfeited to the Government: Provided, That if the offenders are foreigners, they shall be fined twenty thousand pesos and deported immediately."
Sec. 2. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved: June 20, 1953