PHILIPPINE LAWS, STATUTES AND CODES - CHAN ROBLES VIRTUAL LAW LIBRARY
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 5425 - AN ACT MAKING THE SUBPORT OF DADIANGAS IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF GENERAL SANTOS, PROVINCE OF SOUTH COTABATO, A PORT OF ENTRY BY AMENDING SECTION SEVEN HUNDRED ONE OF THE TARIFF AND CUSTOMS CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES, AND AUTHORIZING THE APPROPRIATION OF FUNDS THEREFOR
1. Section seven hundred one of the Republic Act
Numbered Nineteen hundred thirty-seven, known as the Tariff and Customs
Code of the Philippines, as amended, is further amended to read as
"Sec. 701. Collection Districts and Ports of Entry thereof. – For administrative purposes, the Philippines shall be divided into as many collection districts as there are at present existing, the respective limits of which may be changed from time to time by the Commissioner, upon the approval of the department head. The principal ports of entry for the respective collection districts shall be Manila, Sual, Tabaco, Cebu, Pulupandan, Sia-in, Iloilo, Davao, Legaspi, Zamboanga, Jolo, Aparri, Jose Panganiban, Cagayan, Tacloban, San Fernando, Hinigaran, Dumaguete City, San Jose, Maasin, Masao, Iligan City, Batangas, Surigao, Ozamis City, Cabugao, Virac, Batalay, Supang, Gaang, Dagupan City, Bislig, Catbalogan and Dadiangas."
Sec. 2. The sum of five hundred thousand pesos is hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any funds in the National Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the establishment and operation of the customs service at the port of Dadiangas.
Sec. 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved: June 15, 1968.