Republic Act No. 4897






Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:


SECTION 1.   Section two-A of Commonwealth Act Numbered One hundred twenty, as such section was inserted therein by Republic Act Numbered Twenty-six hundred and forty-one and amended by Republic Act Numbered Thirty hundred and forty-three, is hereby amended to read as follows:


“Sec. 2-A.   The National Power Corporation shall have an authorized capital of three hundred million pesos divided into three million shares having a par value of one hundred pesos each, which shares may not be transferred, negotiated, pledged, mortgaged, or otherwise given as security for the payment of any obligation.  The said capital stock shall be subscribed wholly by the Government of the Philippines and shall be paid as follows:


“The sum of eighty-two million pesos advanced to the National Power Corporation by the Government of the Philippines pursuant to the provisions of Republic Act Numbered Two hundred sixty-six shall be the paid-in subscription for eight hundred twenty thousand shares of stock of said capital stock;


“The surplus of twenty-eight million eight hundred eleven thousand pesos of the National Power Corporation shall be capitalized, and shall also be an additional paid-in subscription of the Government of the Philippines for two hundred eighty-eight thousand and one hundred ten shares of stock of the capital stock; and


“The balance of one hundred eighty-nine million one hundred eighty-nine thousand pesos shall be paid by conversion of the existing bonded indebtedness into equity capital and from surpluses of the Corporation, and in the absence thereof, from bond issue upon request of the National Power Corporation for scientific projects duly approved by the President of the Philippines to wit:


“The sum of one hundred thirty-nine million, one hundred eighty-nine thousand pesos corresponding to bonded indebtedness which had been already converted into capital stock, subscribed by the Government of the Philippines, equivalent to paid-in subscription of one million, three hundred ninety-one thousand eight hundred ninety shares of stock.


“The remaining sum of fifty million pesos, consisting of the following:


“Interests consisting of three million three hundred forty thousand five hundred eighty-seven pesos and sixty-one centavos representing excess interests on the amount of fifty-two million ninety pesos and twenty-seven centavos advanced to the National Power Corporation by virtue of Republic Act Numbered Two hundred and sixty-six;


“Thirty-five million five hundred fifty-six thousand one hundred seventy-two pesos and twenty-eight centavos interests that will have accrued up to June thirty, nineteen hundred sixty-seven on the bonded indebtedness of one hundred thirty-nine million one hundred eighty-nine thousand pesos and such interests of the advanced already capitalized; and


“Eleven million one hundred three thousand two hundred forty pesos and eleven centavos from the surpluses of the Corporation shall be paid in subscription of the Government of the Philippines for five hundred thousand shares of stock, which shall be considered as the additional authorized capitalization of the National Power Corporation.”


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


Approved, June 17, 1967

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