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COMMONWEALTH ACT NO. 310


COMMONWEALTH ACT NO. 310 - AN ACT PUNISHING THE TRANSFER OF PRIVATE AGRICULTURAL LAND TO DISQUALIFIED PERSONS IN VIOLATION OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE PHILIPPINES

Section 1. Penalty for violations. — Any person who, in his own behalf, or in behalf and representation of a corporation or association, transfers or assigns, or causes to be transferred or assigned, or cooperates in the transfer or assignment, of private agricultural land to any other person, corporation, or association not qualified to acquire or hold land of the public domain in the Philippines, shall be punished by a fine of not less than five hundred nor more than one thousand pesos, or by imprisonment of from six months to one year, or both in the discretion of the court.  

Section2. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

Approved: June 9, 1938.
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Since 19.07.98.