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Republic Act No. 1920

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 1920 : PHILIPPINE LAWS, STATUTES AND CODES : CHAN ROBLES VIRTUAL LAW LIBRARY

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REPUBLIC ACT NO. 1920

AN ACT AMENDING SECTION NINE OF REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED SIXTY-FIVE BY INCREASING FROM FIFTY TO ONE HUNDRED PESOS A MONTH THE LIFE PENSION OF PERMANENTLY INCAPACITATED PHILIPPINE VETERANS.

Section 1. Sec. nine of Republic Act Numbered Sixty-five, entitled "An Act providing for a bill of rights for officers and enlisted men of the Philippine Army and of recognized or deserving guerrilla organizations, and veterans of the Philippine revolutions, creating therefor a Philippine Veterans Board in the Department of National Defense, and for other purposes," as amended, is further amended to read as follows:

"Sec. 9. The persons mentioned in sections one and two hereof who are permanently incapacitated from work owing to sickness, disease, or injuries sustained in line of duty, shall be given a life pension of one hundred pesos a month, and ten pesos a month for each of his unmarried minor children below eighteen years of age, unless they are actually receiving a similar pension from other Government funds, and shall receive, in addition, the necessary hospitalization and medical care."

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

Approved: June 22, 1957




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