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REPUBLIC ACT NO. 4091 - AN ACT AMENDING CERTAIN SECTIONS OF THE NATIONAL DEFENSE ACT, AS AMENDED, AND SECTION NINETEEN OF REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED EIGHTEEN HUNDRED THIRTY-ONE (RE: MILITARY TRAINING AND SERVICE)
1. Section fifty-three of the National Defense Act,
as amended, is hereby further amended so as to read as follows:
"Sec. 53. Young men shall be required to register for (military) training and service in the Armed Forces of the Philippines � Philippine Army, Philippine Constabulary, Philippine Air Force, Philippine Navy, and separate Armed Forces of the Philippines units � in the calendar year in which they will attain twenty years of age. The period of such training and service shall be for eighteen consecutive months. Each such person shall receive military training for a period of at least six months. After such training, he may be assigned for duty and service with elements of the Regular Force."
Sec. 2. Section nineteen of Republic Act Numbered Eighteen hundred thirty-one is hereby amended so as to read as follows:
"Sec. 19. Each young man who shall undergo training and service shall, for the duration of his training and service, receive a monthly base pay of not less then ten pesos for the first ten months, and an additional five pesos per months for service longer than ten months, in addition to meals and barracks accommodation, medical and dental attendance, clothing and transportation: provided, that under such regulations as the Secretary of National Defense may prescribe, each such person shall receive allowance the value of which shall not be less than seventy-five pesos: provided, further, that each such person who, upon completion of training, when assigned for service with a unit or units of the Regular Force on actual combat operations shall receive pay and allowances at the same rates prescribed for enlisted men of the Regular force. For those who are not on actual combat operations but are assigned for service with any unit of the Regular Force, the Secretary of National Defense may under such regulations as he may prescribe, allow the payment of pay and allowances higher than those prescribed herein: and provided finally, that each such person who, upon completion of training, when assigned for service overseas with a unit or units of the Regular Force shall be entitled to the same rules of pay and allowances prescribed for enlisted men of the Regular Force for overseas duty.”
Sec. 3. The words "military instruction", "trainee instruction", "military training", "military trainee instruction", "training", "instruction", "training instruction", and "military service" as used in the National Defense Act, as amended, shall, unless the context provides otherwise, be understood as "training and service".
Sec. 4. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved: June 19, 1964