Full Title
An Act to amend Section Five hundred and fifteen of Act Numbered Twenty-seven hundred and eleven.
Date of Approval
November 21, 1930

Other Details

Issuance Category
Legislative Issuance Type

Official Gazette

Official Gazette Source
Official Gazette vol. 29 no. 14 page 426 (1/31/1931)

Full Text of Issuance

[ Act No. 3737, November 22, 1930 ]


Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Legislature assembled and by the authority of the same:SECTION 1. Section five hundred and fifteen of Act Numbered Twenty-seven hundred and eleven is hereby amended to read as follows:

"SEC. 515. General requirement as to branding and registration—How and before whom effected.—All large cattle which have attained the age of two years must be branded and registered, as provided in this chapter, and it shall be the duty of the owner or other person in possession of cattle not thus branded or registered to cause the same to be effected in conformity with the provisions of this chapter."All such cattle found within the jurisdiction of any municipality shall be branded on the right hip with the registered brand of the owner and counterbranded on the left hip with the registered brand of the municipality in which they are found."The branding shall be done in the presence of the municipal president, the municipal treasurer, and the municipal secretary, or their representatives, who shall, at the request of the owner, repair to the place where the cattle is if there are more than ten head to be branded; or in places not in an organized municipality by at least three persons appointed for the purpose by the provincial governor."Large cattle kept by the Insular Government need riot be branded or registered."Cattle imported for immediate slaughter need not be branded or registered, but their importation and slaughter shall be subject to the regulations of the Director of Animal Industry relative to quarantine, inspection, and animal sanitation."

SEC. 2. This Act shall take effect on its approval.Approved, November 22, 1930.

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