PHILIPPINE LAWS, STATUTES AND CODES - CHAN ROBLES VIRTUAL LAW LIBRARY
ACT NO. 3379 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING MUNICIPALITIES OR MUNICIPAL DISTRICTS TO IMPOSE LICENSE TAXES ON OR LET THE PRIVILEGE OF GATHERING EDIBLE BIRDS' NESTS THEREIN, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
|Section 1. Authority to impose license taxes, grant
privilege. ï¿½ Municipalities or municipal districts shall have authority
within their respective territorial jurisdiction, to impose municipal
license taxes on the privilege of collecting edible birds' nests at
rates fixed by ordinance of the council, 1 or to grant the exclusive
privilege of gathering edible birds' nests in accordance with the
provisions of the general municipal law concerning the letting of
fisheries and municipal public utilities: Provided, That this authority
shall not be interpreted as empowering said municipalities to regulate
the establishment of a close season for the collection of edible birds'
nests, or to prescribe rules and regulations for the preservation of
the lives of such birds and the industry itself, which, by law, is
vested in the Secretary of Agriculture and Natural Resources. 2
Sec. 2. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
ï¿½ 1. Now Sangguniang Pambayan.
ï¿½ 2. Now Secretary of Natural Resources.
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