PHILIPPINE LAWS, STATUTES AND CODES - CHAN ROBLES VIRTUAL LAW LIBRARY
ACT NO. 1037 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING MERCHANTS AND OTHERS IN THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS TO EXPORT FOOD PRODUCTS WHICH HAVE PAID DUTY, FOR A LIMITED PERIOD, AND IN LIEU THEREOF TO IMPORT LIKE FOOD PRODUCTS, FOR A LIMITED PERIOD, WITHOUT PAYMENT OF CUSTOMS DUTY
|Section 1. Merchants and
other persons carrying on business in the Philippine Islands, and
having in their possession canned goods and food products which have
been imported into the Islands and have paid customs duties, are hereby
authorized to export such merchandise at any time prior to the first
day of March, nineteen hundred and four, and upon such exportation to
receive from the collector of customs a certificate stating the amount
and kind of merchandise so exported and that the person or corporation
so exporting shall be entitled to free entry of canned goods and food
products of a like character and amount imported prior to the first day
of May, nineteen hundred and four, and such certificate shall entitle
the person or corporation receiving the same to such free entry prior
to the first day of May, nineteen hundred and four, but not thereafter.
The provisions of this Act are limited entirely to canned goods and
Sec. 2. It is hereby made the duty of the Collector of Customs for the Philippine Islands to frame suitable regulations for the administration of this Act.
Sec. 3. The public good requiring the speedy enactment of this bill, the passage of the same is hereby expedited in accordance with section two of "An Act prescribing the order of procedure by the Commission in the enactment of laws," passed September twenty-sixth, nineteen hundred.
*Sec. 5. This Act shall take effect on its passage.
*Copied verbatim from documents obtained directly from Volume 4 of Public Laws Annotated. (missing Sec. 4)