Acts of the Philippine Commission, Issues 264-424

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1902 - Law


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Page iii - An Act temporarily to provide for the administration of the affairs of civil government in the Philippine Islands, and for other purposes...
Page 39 - In all criminal prosecutions for libels, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury; and if it shall appear to the jury that the matter charged as libelous is true, and was published with good motives and for justifiable ends, the party shall be acquitted; and the jury shall have the right to determine the law and the fact.
Page 252 - ... shall be imported into the United States, from any foreign port or place, except in vessels of the United States, or in such foreign vessels as truly and wholly belong to the citizens or subjects of that country of which the goods are the growth, production, or manufacture; or from which such goods, wares, or merchandise can only be, or most usually are, first shipped for transportation.
Page 279 - I recognize and accept the supreme authority of the United States of America in these islands and will maintain true faith and allegiance thereto; that I will obey the laws, legal orders and decrees promulgated by its duly constituted authorities; that I impose upon myself this obligation voluntarily, without mental reservation or purpose of evasion. So help me God.
Page 233 - ... which forfeiture shall only apply to the whole of the merchandise or the value thereof in the case or package containing the particular article or articles of merchandise to which such fraud or false paper or statement relates.
Page 288 - Each House, except as otherwise provided in this Constitution, shall choose its own officers, may determine its own rules of proceeding, punish its members for disorderly conduct; and, with the concurrence of twothirds, expel a member...
Page 186 - ... intended to be employed by the owner or owners to cruise or commit hostilities upon the subjects, citizens, or property of any foreign Prince or State, or of any colony, district, or people with whom the United States are at peace...
Page 252 - States, but not a vessel of the United States, after entering an American port, shall, before leaving the same, be registered as a vessel of the United States. On all foreign vessels which shall be entered in the United States from any foreign port or place, to and with which vessels of the United States are not ordinarily permitted to enter and trade...
Page 40 - Whoever violates the provisions of this act shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and punished by a fine of not more than One Thousand Dollars, or by imprisonment in the county jail at hard labor for not more than twelve months, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
Page 93 - Kings, in the penal sum of fifty thousand dollars, conditioned for the faithful discharge of all the duties of his office, and that he will fully and correctly account for and pay over all moneys and property that...

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