MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 2011-03

Date Issued: 
Thursday, January 27, 2011
Subject: 
Implementation/Effectivity of Republic Act No. 9858

 
MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 2011-03
 
TO: All Regional Directors/Provincial Statistics Officers/City/Municipal Civil Registrars/OICs
 
SUBJECT: Implementation/Effectivity of Republic Act No. 9858
 
DATE: January 27, 2011
 
In relation to the enactment of Republic Act No. 9858 (An Act Providing for the Legitimation of Children Born to Parents Below Marrying Age, Amending for the Purpose the Family Code of the Philippines, as Amended), the Office of the Civil Registrar General (OCRG) issued Administrative Order No. 1 Series of 2010 (Rules and Regulations Governing the Implementation of Republic Act No. 9858).
 
On November 12, 2010, Administrative Order No. 1, Series of 2010 was published in the Philippine Daily Inquirer and became effective fifteen (15) days after its publication. As such, all civil registrars are required to process legitimation of children covered by the provisions of R.A. 9859 upon submission of pertinent documents, as provided for in the subject Administrative Order.
 
Attached is the copy of the IRR for R.A. 9858 for your information and guidance.
 
THIS MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR SHALL TAKE EFFECT IMMEDIATELY.
For your compliance.
 
 
(SGD.) CARMELITA N. ERICTA
Administrator and Civil Registrar General