PHILIPPINE LAWS, STATUTES AND CODES - CHAN ROBLES VIRTUAL LAW LIBRARY
|REPUBLIC ACT NO. 249 - AN
ACT APPROPRIATING THE SUM OF TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND PESOS FOR THE PURPOSE
OF CANVASSING, LOCATING, AND EVALUATING DEPOSITS OF MINERALS NEEDED IN
THE DEVELOPMENT OF PHILIPPINE INDUSTRIES
1. There is hereby appropriated, out of any funds in
the National Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of two
hundred thousand pesos to be placed at the disposal of the Secretary of
Agriculture and Natural Resources, as a special fund of the Bureau of
Mines, for the purpose of carrying out investigations and surveys to
canvass, locate and evaluate deposits of minerals needed in the
development of Philippine industries.
Sec. 2. In order to carry out the aforesaid investigations and surveys, the Secretary of Agriculture and Natural Resources is hereby authorized, with the approval of the President of the Philippines, to fix the compensation, and allot the travelling and other expenses, of such additional technical and other personnel as may be necessary to carry out the purposes aforesaid.
Sec. 3. The Secretary of Agriculture and Natural Resources shall report from time to time to the President of the Philippines on the progress of the said investigations and surveys.
Sec. 4. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved: June 12, 1948