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REPUBLIC ACT NO. 3041

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 3041 - AN ACT TO AMEND Sec. ONE OF REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED TWO THOUSAND SIXTY-SIX
 


 Section 1.     Section one of Republic Act Numbered Two thousand sixty-six, entitled "An Act to authorize the Bureau of Posts to use a portion of its annual sales of postage stamps for the purpose of improving the postal system," is amended to read as follows:  

"Section 1.     Postmaster General is hereby authorized, subject to the approval of the Secretary of Public Works and Communications, to use not more than twenty per centum of the amount of sales of postage stamps of the Bureau of Posts in each fiscal year for the purposes hereinafter provided:

"(1)     To employ regular postmasters and/or postal clerks in the municipalities still without post offices;

"(2)     To employ regular postmasters and/or postal clerks in municipalities where there are no regular post-masters;

"(3)     To employ additional postal clerks, mail carriers, money order and postal savings bank tellers, stamp tellers, and other personnel needed in the different post offices, postal stations, divisions, and other agencies and units of the Bureau of Posts;   

"(4)     To purchase or acquire lots for post-office sites and/or construct suitable post-office buildings in chartered cities, provincial capitals, municipalities and other places where such buildings or lots are needed and/or to undertake improvements, repair, or enlargement of existing post-office buildings; and

"(5)     To defray traveling expenses of personnel and sundry expenses of the Bureau;   

"Provided, That all appointments made under this Act shall be subject to civil service law, rules and regulations: Provided, further, That the Postmaster General shall also open post offices and purchase out of said amount such postal supplies, furniture and/or mechanical, vehicular, and office equipment as may be needed in various offices: Provided, furthermore, That the amounts authorized to be expended under this Act shall immediately be made available in each fiscal year, the provisions of Commonwealth Act Numbered Two hundred and forty-six and any other existing law to the contrary notwithstanding: Provided, finally, That the Postmaster General before the end of each fiscal year shall submit to the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives a complete report of the manner the amount herein authorized has been used or spent."

Sec. 2.    This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

Approved: June 17, 1961



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