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REPUBLIC ACT No.

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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. chan robles virtual
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Sec. 2. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.


Approved: September 18, 1946