PHILIPPINE LAWS, STATUTES AND CODES
ACT NO. 1920 - AN ACT PROHIBITING AND PENALIZING THE PURCHASE FROM THE GOVERNMENT BY ANY PUBLIC OFFICIAL OR EMPLOYEE OF ANY REAL PROPERTY SOLD BY THE GOVERNMENT FOR THE NONPAYMENT OF ANY PUBLIC TAX
|Section 1. Every public official or employee of the
Philippine Islands is hereby prohibited from purchasing, directly or
indirectly, from the Government, any real property sold by the
Government for the nonpayment of any public tax. Any such purchase by a
public official or employee of any such real property shall be null and
Sec. 2. Any person violating the provisions of this section, aside from the civil or criminal liability incurred, if any, shall be removed from the service, and the Governor-General shall declare such official or employee disqualified from holding any public office or employment. Such disqualification may be either special or general and either temporary or permanent, as the offense may warrant.
Sec. 3. This Act shall take effect on its passage.
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