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Republic Act No. 1126

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REPUBLIC ACT NO. 1126
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 1126 - AN ACT APPROPRIATING TWO MILLION FOUR HUNDRED AND FORTY-FIVE THOUSAND PESOS FOR THE PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF AUTOMATIC TELEPHONE TO REPLACE THE PRESENT GOVERNMENT SECOND-HAND AND OBSOLETE MANUAL TELEPHONE SYSTEM, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Section 1. The following sums or so much thereof as may be necessary are hereby appropriated, out of the general funds in the National Treasury, not otherwise appropriated, to be disbursed by the Bureau of Telecommunications for the purposes specified hereunder:

(a) For the purchase of automatic telephone control office equipment and accessories, including cost of installation:

(1) For the first year P800,000.00

(2) For the second year 400,000.00
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Total P1,200,000.00

(b) For the purchase and installation of outside plant facilities (aerial and underground cable network, pole lines, etc.):

(1) For the first year P350,000.00

(2) For the second year 350,000.00
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Total P700,000.00

(c) For the purchase of telephone subscriber's instruments including installations:

(1) For the first year P150,000.00

(2) For the second year 150,000.00
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Total P300,000.00

(d) For the reconditioning of existing government buildings for use as telephone exchanges and/or for the construction of new buildings in case no available government buildings are suitable for such purposes as well as purchase of sites for buildings:

(1) For the first year P100,000.00

(2) For the second year 75,000.00
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Total P300,000.00

(e) For the purchase of installation, repair and maintenance tools and equipment and supplies, including such light and heavy line construction and maintenance trucks as may be necessary for the above purpose:

(1) For the first year P70,000.00
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Total P70,000.00

Sec. 2. Upon the recommendation of the Secretary of Public Works and Communications, and with the approval of the President, excess in any item mentioned in section one hereof may be transferred to other items to cover shortages in the amounts appropriated therefor.cralaw

Sec. 3. All balances of the appropriations made in this Act remaining unexpended on June thirty, nineteen hundred and fifty-seven, shall be available for expenditures for this project until it is completed.cralaw

Sec. 4. The funds herein appropriated shall not be released unless and until the Secretary of Finance, and the Auditor General shall have certified to the President that there are existing and available funds in the National Treasury for the purpose.

Sec. 5. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.cralaw

Approved: June 16, 1954

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