PHILIPPINE LAWS, STATUTES AND CODES - CHAN ROBLES VIRTUAL LAW LIBRARY
|REPUBLIC ACT NO. 699 - AN
ACT TO AMEND SECTION THREE OF COMMONWEALTH ACT NUMBERED ONE HUNDRED
EIGHTEEN, ENTITLED "AN ACT CREATING A SPECIAL FUND KNOWN AS 'PHILIPPINE
LIVESTOCK PROMOTION FUND' FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE PHILIPPINE
LIVESTOCK INDUSTRY THROUGH THE INTRODUCTION, PROPAGATION AND
DISTRIBUTION OF PUREBRED AND IMPROVED BREEDING ANIMALS, AND FOR THE
ESTABLISHMENT OF PUBLIC BREEDING STATIONS"
Section three of Commonwealth Act Numbered One hundred eighteen is
hereby amended to read as follows:
"Sec. 3. In order to raise the necessary fund for the activities herein provided, there shall be collected for animals slaughtered in any public slaughterhouse including those in chartered cities, or in private meat packing establishments, pre-slaughter fees at the following rates:
"(a) For cattle, carabaos, buffaloes,
horses, mules, and other animals
of the bovine family P0.90 per head;
"(b) For swine P0.90 per head; and
"(c) For sheep, goats, and deer P0.30 per head.
"The municipal treasurers shall, in addition to their regular duties, make such collections and shall, at the end of every month, remit the same to the Treasurer of the Philippines to the credit of "Philippine Livestock Promotion Fund," to be expended in accordance with the provisions of this Act."
Sec. 2. This Act shall not be construed to deprive the municipalities of their present right to impose and collect license fees for the slaughter of any animal or and for the use of municipal slaughter houses.
Sec. 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved: May 9, 1952