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AN ACT TO AMEND ACT NUMBERED ONE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED AND SEVENTY ENTITLED "AN ACT FORT EH PURPOSE OF FOUNDING A UNIVERSITY FOR THE PHILIPPINE ISLAND, GIVING IT CORPORATE EXISTENCE, PROVIDING FOR A BOARD'S RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES, PROVIDING HIGHER AND PROFESSIONAL INSTRUCTION, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES," AS AMENDED BY ELIMINATING THE PROVISIONS EXCLUDING THE ALUMNI OF THE UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES AMONG PERSONS WHO MAY BE CONFERRED HONORARY DEGREES BY THE UNIVERSITY.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled: SECTION 1. Paragraph (c) of section six of Act Numbered One thousand eight hundred and seventy, as amended, is further amended to read as follows:
"SEC. 6. The Board of Regents shall have the following powers and duties, in addition to its general powers of administration and the exercise of the powers of the corporations:
"(c) To confer the usual honorary degrees upon persons in recognition of learning, statesmanship, or eminence in literature, science, of art: Provided, That such degrees shall not be conferred in consideration of the payment of money or other valuable consideration;"
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