act of Porto administrative Agriculture and Labor amended American appeal appointed audit AUDITOR FOR PORTO authority BARCELO bill bonds budget cent CHAIRMAN city of Manila collector of customs commissioner Comptroller Congress Court of Claims discretionary District Court duties election existing laws expenditures Federal final and conclusive gentlemen Governor TowNER granted GUERRA-MONDRAGON GUEVARA heads of departments hearing House IGLESIAS insular auditor insular government Jones law judge judicial jurisdiction legislation Legislature of Porto Major HEDRICK mandamus matter MCGUIRE ment municipal organic act Philippine government Philippine Islands Philippine Legislature Philippine Supreme Court Porto Rico present President propriation question refund regard revenues REYES Rican salary San Juan Secretary Secretary of War Senator BAYARD Senator BINGHAM Senator BRATTON Senator BUTLER Senator LENROOT Senator OSMENA SERGIO OSMENA statement tion Treasury United UNITED STATES SENATE vouchers writ writ of mandamus Ynchausti
Page 43 - He may grant pardons and respites for offences against the laws of said Territory, and reprieves for offences against the laws of the United States, until the decision of the President can be made known thereon...
Page 12 - Government or the provinces or municipalities thereof. He shall keep the general accounts of the Government and preserve the vouchers pertaining thereto. It shall be the duty of the Auditor General to bring to the attention of the proper administrative officer expenditures of funds or property which, in his opinion, are irregular, unnecessary, excessive, or extravagant.
Page 115 - General shall examine, audit and settle all accounts pertaining to the revenues and receipts from whatever source, including trust funds derived from bond issues; and audit, in accordance with law and administrative regulations, all expenditures of funds or property pertaining to or held in trust by the Government or the provinces or municipalities thereof.
Page 65 - An Act to provide a civil government for Porto Rico, and for other purposes," approved March 2, 1917, as amended, shall be known and designated as
Page 1 - War an annual report of the fiscal concerns of the government, showing the receipts and disbursements of the various departments and bureaus of the government and of the various Provinces and municipalities.
Page 81 - No corporation shall be authorized to conduct the business of buying and selling real estate or be permitted to hold or own real estate except such as may be reasonably necessary to enable it to carry out the purposes for which it was created, and every corporation authorized to engage in agriculture shall by its charter be restricted to the ownership and control of not to exceed five hundred acres of land; and this provision shall be held to prevent any member of a corporation engaged in agriculture...
Page 69 - States, or by any judge thereof, or by any circuit judge acting as district judge. unless the application for the same shall be presented to a circuit or district judge. and shall be heard and determined by three judges, of whom at least one shall be a circuit judge. and unless a majority of said three judges shall concur in granting such application.
Page 45 - General, who, in case he shall then not approve, shall transmit the same to the President of the United States. The vote of each house shall be by the yeas and nays, and the names of the members voting for and against shall be entered on the journal.
Page 20 - The auditor shall, except as hereinafter provided, have like authority as that conferred by law upon the several auditors of the United States and the Comptroller of the United States Treasury and is authorized to communicate directly with any person having claims before him for settlement, or with any department, officer, or person having official relations with his office.
Page 69 - The hearing upon such application for an interlocutory injunction shall be given precedence and shall be in every way expedited and be assigned for a hearing at the earliest practicable day after the expiration of the notice hereinbefore provided for. An appeal may be taken direct to the Supreme Court of the United States from the order granting or denying, after notice and hearing, an interlocutory injunction...