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REPUBLIC ACT NO. 841

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

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