Full Title
AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS TO CONTINUE THE PAYMENT OF RETIREMENT GRATUITIES OR PENSIONS UNDER EXISTING LAWS.
Date of Approval
October 31, 1945

Other Details

Issuance Category
Legislative Issuance Type

Official Gazette

Official Gazette Source
Official Gazette vol. 41 no. 9 page 1061 (12/00/1945)

Full Text of Issuance

[ Commonwealth Act No. 710, November 01, 1945 ]

AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS TO CONTINUE THE PAYMENT OF RETIREMENT GRATUITIES OR PENSIONS UNDER EXISTING LAWS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in Congress assembled:SECTION 1. The amount of two million pesosor so much thereof as may be necessary is hereby appropriated out of any funds in the National Treasury not otherwise appropriated for the payment of retirement gratuities or pensions to all persons who, under existing laws, have been receiving such gratuities or pensions including payment of pensions or gratuities accruing as of December eight, nineteen hundred and forty-one.SEC. 2. The funds herein appropriated shall not be released unless and until the Secretary of Finance and the Auditor General shall have certified to the President that there are existing and availableĀ  funds in the National Treasury in excess of the sums appropriated in the General Appropriation Law for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred forty-six and the priority appropriations established by law.SEC. 3. The special fund known as "The Veterans of Philippine Revolutions or Wars Pension Fund", created by Commonwealth Act Numbered Five hundred and forty-six, is hereby abolished, and thereafter all appropriations for the payment of pensions to veterans of Philippine revolutions or wars shall be included in the Annual General Appropriation Act.SEC. 4. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.Approved, November 1, 1945.

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