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ACT NO. 3042
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REPUBLIC ACT NO. 3042 - AN ACT APPROPRIATING ANNUALLY THE SUM OF FOUR HUNDRED THOUSAND PESOS AS AID TO THE MUSIC PROMOTION FOUNDATION AND TO CULTURAL GROUPS ENGAGED IN THE STUDY AND IN THE DISSEMINATION ABROAD OF FILIPINO FOLK ARTS, MUSIC AND DANCES
Section 1. There is hereby appropriated annually, out of any funds in the National Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of four hundred thousand pesos as aid of the government to the Music Promotion Foundation in the prosecution of the objectives of the said Foundation pursuant to the provisions of Republic Act Numbered Thirteen hundred and seventy: Provided, That two hundred thousand pesos thereof shall be given as aid to Filipino cultural group engaged in the study and in the dissemination of Filipino folk arts, music and dances, which has gained national or international recognition and which may be designated by the President of the Philippines as official cultural representative of the Philippines abroad: Provided, further, That such aid to any cultural group shall be limited only to the necessary transportation expenses of the members thereof from and to the Philippines and overseas transportation expenses from one continent to another as may be necessary to fulfill contracts: Provided, finally, That no such aid shall be given unless the cultural group so applying therefor has an existing contract with a reputable impresario who has previously arranged for the performance or exhibition abroad of the cultural group, and that said impresario has guaranteed, among other things, to defray all inland travel and living and incidental expenses of the members of the cultural group while abroad.
Sec. 2. Republic Act Numbered Twenty hundred and eighty-six is repealed.
Sec. 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved: June 17, 1961
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