Commonwealth Act No. 615






Be it enacted by the National Assembly of the Philippines:


SECTION 1.  Sections one hundred twenty-one and one hundred twenty-two of the Public Land Act are amended to read as follows:


“SEC. 121.  Except with the consent of the grantee and the approval of the Secretary of Agriculture and Commerce, and solely for educational, religious, or charitable purposes or for a right of way, no corporation, association, or partnership may acquire or have any right, title, interest, or property right whatsoever to any land granted under the free patent, homestead, or individual sale provisions of this Act or to any permanent improvement on such land.


“SEC. 122.  No land originally acquired in any manner under the provisions of this Act, nor any permanent improvement on such land, shall be encumbered, alienated, or transferred, except to persons, corporations, associations, or partnerships who may acquire lands of the public domain under this Act or to corporations organized in the Philippines authorized therefor by their charters.


“Except in cases of hereditary succession, no land or any portion thereof originally acquired under the free patent, homestead, or individual sale provisions of this Act, or any permanent improvement on such land, shall be transferred or assigned to any individual, nor shall such land or any permanent improvement thereon be leased to such individual, when the area of said land, added to that of his own, shall exceed one hundred and forty-four hectares.  Any transfer, assignment, or lease made in violation hereof shall be null and void.”


SEC. 2.  This Act shall take effect upon its approval.


Approved, May 5, 1941


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