Republic Act No. 15

Republic Act No. 15  (1946) 
Republic of the Philippines
AN ACT PROVIDING THAT IN ANY CRIMINAL PROCEEDING BEFORE A JUSTICE OF THE PEACE NO COST DE OFICIO SHALL BE TAXED AGAINST THE MUNICIPALITY CONCERNED WHEN THE CASE IS DISMISSED OR THE DEFENDANT ACQUITTED.
Abbreviation RA 15
Short name no value
Main subject no value
Approved on 18 September 1946
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Sec. 1 Sec. 2
 


Republic of the Philippines
Congress of the Philippines
Metro Manila






[ Republic Act No. 15 ]
AN ACT PROVIDING THAT IN ANY CRIMINAL PROCEEDING BEFORE A JUSTICE OF THE PEACE NO COST DE OFICIO SHALL BE TAXED AGAINST THE MUNICIPALITY CONCERNED WHEN THE CASE IS DISMISSED OR THE DEFENDANT ACQUITTED.


Section 1.

Any provisions of law to the contrary notwithstanding, in any criminal proceeding before a justice of the peace no cost de oficio shall be taxed against the municipality concerned when the case is dismissed or the defendant acquitted.

Section 2.

This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

Approved: September 18, 1946
 

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