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|REPUBLIC ACT NO. 841 - AN ACT TO
DESIGNATE THE DISTRICT OR CITY ENGINEERS TO TAKE CHARGE OF
RECONSTRUCTING, MAINTAINING, PROTECTING AND CLEANING MONUMENTS AND
HISTORICAL MARKERS SITUATED WITHIN THEIR RESPECTIVE JURISDICTIONS AND
REGULATING THE CONSTRUCTION OR MANUFACTURE OF SUCH STRUCTURE OR PLAQUE
TO PERPETUATE THE MEMORY OF A PERSON OR EVENT
| Section 1. The
district or city engineers are hereby designated to take charge of
reconstructing, maintaining, protecting and cleaning monuments and
historical markers located within their respective jurisdictions. The
district or city engineers shall include a yearly estimate of
expenditure for this purpose for appropriate action by the respective
provincial or municipal board, or city council. Unexpended
appropriations should be reverted to the General Fund.
Sec. 2. In the construction of monuments or manufacture of plaques to perpetuate the memory of a person or event, the party or parties concerned should submit the necessary plans, sketches, or inscriptions to the Philippine Historical Committee through the Department of Public Works and Communications for comment and approval.
Sec. 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved: April 7, 1953