|REPUBLIC ACT NO. 1522 - AN ACT TO
EXTEND THE EFFECTIVITY OF REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED ELEVEN HUNDRED
SIXTY-FOUR OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "EMERGENCY GOLD MINING ASSISTANCE ACT
OF THE PHILIPPINES" BY AMENDING SECTION SEVEN THEREOF AND TO AMEND
SECTION TWO, PARAGRAPH (A), AND SECTION FOUR OF SAID LAW |
Section two, paragraph (a) of Republic Act Numbered Eleven hundred
sixty-four, is hereby amended to read as follows: |
"Sec. 2. (a). "Gold producer" or "Gold mine" means any person, corporation, partnership, or association which is producing gold either by itself or through an operating agreement on the date of the approval of this Act or which engages in the production of gold during the effectivity of this Act, either as principal product or as by-product;"
Sec. 2. Section four of Republic Act Numbered Eleven hundred and sixty-four is amended to read as follows:
"Sec. 4. Mines with gold as principal product or as by-product. – Newly-mined gold produced as principal product or as by-product may be sold either to the Government through the Central Bank in the form of refined gold at the current official price per ounce plus the assistance provided in section six hereof or in the domestic free market without benefit of the assistance, at the choice of the gold producer: Provided, however, That at least seventy-five per centum of all newly-mined gold produced by each mine either as principal product or as by-product shall be sold to the Government in accordance with the provisions of this Act: And provided, further, That mines producing gold as by-product shall only be entitled to the assistance given to mines over the marginal classification."
Sec. 3. The Board may, at its discretion, exclude from the benefits of this act any mine which may be found, upon due hearing, to be discriminating in such matter as, but not limited to, salaries, wages and management against Filipino technical men, employees and/or laborers."
Sec. 4. Section seven of Republic Act Numbered Eleven hundred sixty-four, is amended to read as follows:
"Sec. 7. Term. – This direct short term assistance shall be effective until July 18, 1957."
Sec. 5. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.cralaw
Approved: June 16, 1956