REPUBLIC ACT NO. 1990
AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED ELEVEN HUNDRED SIXTY-TWO SO AS TO INCLUDE QUEZON CITY AND ITS SUBURBS WITHIN ITS PURVIEW.
Section 1. Sec. one of Republic Act Numbered Eleven hundred sixty-two is amended to read as follows:
"Section 1. The expropriation of landed estates or haciendas in the City of Manila, Quezon City and its suburbs, which have been and are actually being leased to tenants, is hereby authorized."
Sec. 2. Sec. two of the same Act is amended to read as follows:
"Sec. 2. Immediately upon the availability of the necessary funds by the Congress of the Philippines for the payment of just compensation for the said landed estates or haciendas, the Solicitor General shall institute the necessary expropriation proceedings before the competent court of the City of Manila or Quezon City, as the case may be."
Sec. 3. The title of said Act is amended to read as follows:
"An Act providing for the expropriation of landed estates or haciendas or lands which formed part thereof in the City of Manila and Quezon, their subdivision into small lots, and the sale of such lots at cost or their lease on reasonable terms, and for other purposes."
Sec. 4. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved: June 22, 1957