THE CUTTING OF TINDALO, AKLE OR MOLAVE TREES, UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS,
AND TO PENALIZE
Be it enacted by the Senate and House
Representative of the Philippines in Legislature assembled and by the
of the same:
SECTION 1. The cutting in
the public forests of tindalo, akle, or molave trees less than sixty
centimeters in diameters
measured at a height of four feet from the ground (breast high) is
SEC. 2. Any person, company
or corporation violating the provisions of this Act shall be punished
a fine of not more than fifty pesos or imprisonment for not more than
days, or both, and to pay, besides, two times the amount of the tax on
the timber cut: Provided, That in the case of a company or
the president or manager shall be directly responsible for the acts of
or laborers if it proven
that the latter acted with his knowledge; other wise the responsibility
will extend only as far as fine is concerned: Provided, Further,
That all tindalo, akle, or molave timber cut
in violation of this Act
shall be forfeited to the Government.
SEC. 3. All acts and provisions
of law inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed.
SEC. 4. This Act shall take
effect on its approval.
26 November 1929.