REPUBLIC ACT NO. 4579 - AN ACT MAKING DAGUPAN CITY A PORT OF ENTRY BY AMENDING THE TARIFF AND CUSTOMS CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES, AND AUTHORIZING THE APPROPRIATION OF FUNDS THEREFOR
1. Section seven-hundred and one of Republic Act
Numbered Nineteen hundred and thirty-seven, otherwise known as the
Tariff and Customs Code of the Philippines, as amended by Republic Act
Numbered Thirty-seven hundred and fifty-seven, is further amended to
read as follows: |
"Sec. 701. Collection districts and ports of entry thereof . – For administrative purposes, the Philippines shall be divided into as many collections districts as there are at present existing, the respective limits of which may be changed from time to time by the Commissioner, upon the approval of the department head. The principal ports of entry for the respective collection districts shall be Manila, Sual, Tabaco, Cebu, Pulupandan, Sia-in, Iloilo, Davao, Legazpi, Zamboanga, Jolo, Aparri, Jose Panganiban, Cagayan, Tacloban, San Fernando, Hinigaran, Dumaguete City, Iligan City, Maasin, Masao, Dagupan City and Batangas."
Sec. 2. The sum of five hundred thousand pesos is hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any funds in the National Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the construction of the pier and other facilities and the establishment and operation of the customs service at the port of Dagupan City.
Sec. 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved: June 19, 1965