|REPUBLIC ACT NO. 2064 - AN ACT
PROVIDING FOR THE HOLDING OF A LOTTERY ANNUALLY FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE
PHILIPPINE MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC
ACT NUMBERED ELEVEN HUNDRED SIXTY-NINE, AS AMENDED |
| Section 1.
Section nine of Republic Act Numbered Eleven hundred sixty-nine, as
amended by Republic Act Numbered Fifteen hundred two, is further
amended to read as follows: |
"Sec. 9. Once a month, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office is authorized to hold one regular sweepstakes draw and races and to hold every year six lotteries during days when there are no sweepstakes draw and ordinary races: Provided, however, That the net proceeds of the lotteries held in June and December every year shall be for the benefit of and shall accrue to the funds of the Quezon Institute: Provided, further, That the net proceeds of the lottery held in August every year shall be for the benefit of and shall accrue to the funds of the Philippine Mental Health Association: Provided, further, That except as hereinabove otherwise provided the net proceeds of one of the lotteries shall be for the benefit each of the National Federation of Women's Clubs for the support of its charitable community improvement program, the athletic program of the public schools, leprosaria and orphanages in the Philippines, Juan Luna Centennial Commission, the Philippine Band of Mercy, the Manila Children's Hospital, the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, and the National Mental Hospital; said net proceeds to accrue only once to each of the said beneficiaries: Provided, further, That all disbursements from this fund shall be subject to the established rules and regulations governing disbursements of public funds: Provided, still further, That orphanages maintained by the Government shall be given priority apportionment: And provide, finally, That the allocations granted to the Federation of Women's Clubs and other private associations shall exclusively be used for charitable purposes."
Sec. 2. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.cralaw
Approved: June 13, 1958