Republic of the Philippines
Congress of the Philippines
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8245
December 30, 1996
AN ACT APPROPRIATING THE SUM OF FOURTEEN BILLION FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY-FIVE MILLION PESOS (P14,455,000,000) FOR THE INCREASED SHARE IN 1997 OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS IN THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE TAXES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:
Section 1. Appropriation, Allotment and Release of Funds. - The amount of Fourteen billion four hundred fifty-five million pesos (14,455,000,000) is hereby appropriated for the increased share in 1997 of local government units in the internal revenue taxes pursuant to Sec. 284 of Republic Act No. 7160, the Local Government Code of 1991, and shall be apportioned among the local government units in accordance with the formula prescribed in Sec. 285 thereof, after deducting the actual cost of devolution and the cost of city-funded hospitals as of December 31, 1992. Said internal revenue allotment shall be released directly by the Department of Budget and Management to the local government units concerned.chanrobles virtualaw library
Sec. 2. Use of Funds. - The use of funds herein appropriated shall be in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government Code of 1991, Republic Act No. 7160.chanrobles virtualaw library
Sec. 3. Effectivity. - This Act shall take effect on January 1, 1997.
Approved: December 30, 1996.