REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC
OF THE PHILIPPINES
ORDINANCE NO. 20
REPEALING COMMONWEALTH ACT NUMBERED ONE HUNDRED EIGHTEEN.
There being an urgent necessity of avoiding duplication of fees which are at present authorized under Commonwealth Act No. 118 and Executive Order No. 186 of the Chairman of the former Executive Commission to be collected for the slaughter of animals in all public slaughterhouses, and so as to lessen the tax burden of livestock raisers, I, Jose P. Laurel, President of the Republic of the Philippines, pursuant to the authority conferred upon me by Article III, section 14 of the Constitution, do hereby promulgate this Ordinance:
SECTION 1. Commonwealth Act Numbered One hundred and eighteen, entitled “An Act creating a special fund known as ‘Philippine Livestock Promotion Fund’ for the development of the Philippine livestock industry through the introduction, propagation and distribution of purebred and public breeding stations” is hereby repealed.
SEC. 2. The unexpended balance of the “Philippine Livestock Promotion Fund,” including all amounts due and payable or credited to the same, shall accrue to the general funds of the Government.
SEC. 3. This Ordinance shall take effect upon its promulgation.
Done in the City of Manila, this 2nd day of June, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and forty-four, and of the Republic of the Philippines, the first.
(Sgd.) JOSE P. LAUREL
President of the Republic
of the Philippines
By the President:
(Sgd.) PEDRO SABIDO
Source: Office of the Solicitor General Library