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AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DESIGNATION BY COMMANDING GENERALS OF MILITARY DEPARTMENTS OF CIVILIANS TO PERFORM AD INTERIM THE DUTIES OF INSPECTORS OF CUSTOMS AND TO FIX TEMPORARY COMPENSATION.
By authority of the President of the United States, be it enacted by the United States Philippine Commission, that:SECTION 1. Whenever, through the withdrawal of garrisons from towns of the Archipelago open to the coasting trade, the office of inspector of customs becomes vacant, commanding generals of military departments are authorized to designate civilians, preferably the chief officers of towns, to perform ad interim the duties of said office.SEC. 2. Civilian incumbents of said office, designated under section one of this Act, shall, during the period of their service as such be compensated therefor at a rate to be fixed by department commanders and not exceeding forty dollars gold per month.SEC. 3. This Act shall take effect on its passage.Enacted, November 12, 1900.
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