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Página 262 - By authority of the President of the United States, be it enacted by the United States Philippine Commission, that: SECTION 1. The Commission shall appoint three persons to be members of a board to be called the Philippine Civil Service Board.
Página 243 - That it shall be the duty of said commissioners: FIRST. To aid the President, as he may request, in preparing suitable rules for carrying this act into effect, and when said rules shall have been promulgated it shall be the duty of all officers of the United States in the departments and offices to which any such rules may relate to aid, in all proper ways, in carrying said rules, and any modifications thereof, into effect.
Página 313 - ... power to issue a warrant for the arrest of a person charged with the commission of a crime or public offense.
Página 120 - Beginning with the 1st day of September, 1900, the authority to exercise, subject to my approval, through the Secretary of War, that part of the power of government in the Philippine Islands which is of a legislative nature is to be transferred from the military governor of the islands to this commission, to be thereafter exercised by them in the place and stead of the military governor, under such rules and regulations as you shall prescribe, until the establishment of the civil central government...
Página 246 - Any commissioner, examiner, copyist, or messenger herein mentioned, or any other person who shall willfully and corruptly, by himself or in co-operation with one or more persons, defeat, deceive or obstruct any person in respect of his...
Página 120 - Exercise of this legislative authority will include the making of rules and orders, having the effect of law, for the raising of revenue by taxes, customs duties, and imposts ; the appropriation and expenditure of public funds ^ of the islands; the establishment of an educational system throughout the islands; the establishment of a system to secure an efficient civil service ; the organization and establishment of courts; the organization and establishment...
Página 246 - America and will maintain true faith and allegiance thereto; that I will obey the laws, legal orders and decrees promulgated by its duly constituted authorities; that...
Página 307 - Council elected shall constitute a quorum to do business, but a smaller number may adjourn from time to time and may compel the attendance of absentees, under such penalties as may be prescribed by ordinance.
Página 247 - Board shall certify that it has a sufficient list of eligibles to supply vacancies, vacancies occurring in all the foregoing offices, except in the private secretaryships above described, shall be filled without examination from a class to be composed of the first, second and third assistants in all the foregoing offices, the intention of this provision being that the appointing power may, by virtue hereof, transfer from one office to another a person deemed competent to fill the vacancy.
Página 264 - That the following sums of money be, and are hereby, appropriated, to be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to be immediately available, and to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of War and the supervision of the Chief of Engineers, for the construction, completion, repair, and preservation of the public works hereinafter named: ***** Sec.

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