REPUBLIC ACT NO. 3106 - AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION ONE HUNDRED SEVEN OF COMMONWEALTH ACT NUMBERED ONE HUNDRED AND FORTY-ONE, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE PUBLIC LAND ACT, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED ELEVEN HUNDRED AND SEVENTY-TWO
|Section 1. Section one
hundred seven of Commonwealth Act Numbered One Hundred and Forty-One,
otherwise known as the Public Land Act, as amended by Republic Act
Numbered Eleven Hundred and Seventy-Two, is hereby further amended to
read as follows: |
"Sec. 107. All patents or certificates for land granted under this Act shall be prepared in the Bureau of Lands and shall be issued in the name of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines under the signature of the President of the Philippines: Provided, however, That the President of the Philippines may delegate to the Secretary of Agriculture and Natural Resources and/or the Undersecretary for Natural Resources the power to sign patents or certificates covering lands not exceeding one hundred forty-four hectares in area, and to the Secretary of Agriculture and Natural Resources the power to sign patents or certificates covering lands exceeding one hundred forty-four hectares in area. Such patents or certificates shall be effective only for the purposes defined in Section one hundred and twenty-two of the Land Registration Act, and actual conveyance of the land shall be effected only as provided in said section."
Sec. 2. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved: June 17, 1961