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AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION SEVEN OF ACT NUMBERED THIRTY-TWO HUNDRED AND THREE ENTITLED "AN ACT RELATING TO THE CARE AND CUSTODY OF NEGLECTED AND DELINQUENT CHILDREN; PROVIDING PROBATION OFFICERS THEREFOR; IMPOSING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF ITS PROVISIONS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES."
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of of the Philippines in Legislature assembled and by the authority of the same:
SECTION 1. Section seven of Act Numbered Thirty-two hundred and three is hereby amended to read as follows:
"SEC. 7. Any minor delinquent committed to an institution in accordance with sections three and five of this Act or allowed to stay elsewhere, may be paroled by the head of the institution, under such conditions as the latter may prescribe subject to the approval of the Public Welfare Commissioner, or may be returned to the court for either sentence or dismissal. The probation period of the minor allowed to stay at a place other than the institutions mentioned in sections one and two of this Act shall rest with the probation officer and at its termination he shall return such minor to the court for either sentence or dismissal.
"In all cases where any such minor delinquent is returned to the court for either sentence or dismissal the court shall render such final judgment of either sentence or dismissal as in the opinion of the court the records of such minor during his confinement in the institution to which he was committed or during his probation period and the recommendation of the Public Welfare Commissioner shall justify."
SEC. 2. This Act shall take effect on its approval.
Approved, November 26, 1929.
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