- Amending Section 1 of Act No. 2501
- Act No. 2586
February 4, 1916
ACT NO. 2586
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION ONE OF ACT NUMBERED TWENTY-FIVE HUNDRED AND ONE, IN THE SENSE THAT THE PRESENT VOCALES OF THE PROVINCIAL BOARD, FORMERLY THIRD MEMBERS, SHALL BE CALLED "VOCALES OF THE PROVINCIAL BOARD," AND THAT THE MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL SHALL BE ELECTIVE
SECTION 1. Section one of Act Numbered Twenty-five hundred and one is hereby amended to read as follows:
"SECTION 1. Until otherwise provided by law, provincial treasurers of provinces organized under Act Numbered Eighty-three, entitled 'The Provincial Government Act,' shall cease to be members of provincial boards, and in lieu thereof there shall remain as such members the third members which in future shall be known as 'vocales of the provincial board.' In lieu of the third members the position of a new member of the provincial board is created, who shall be known as 'vocal' and shall be elected in the same form and manner as the provincial governors. This new member shall perform duties similar to those of the former third members and shall receive the same per diem as the 'vocales of the provincial board' and be entitled to the reimbursement of his actual and necessary traveling expenses, in case he is not a resident of the provincial capital, payable from provincial funds."
SECTION 2. This Act shall take effect on its passage.
Enacted, February 4, 1916.