Civil Registration Laws

Press Statement on Republic Act 10172

 

It has come to our attention that a number of our countrymen received the wrong information regarding the recently approved Republic Act (RA) 10172 entitled “An Act Further Authorizing the City or Municipal Civil Registrar or the Consul General to Correct Clerical or Typographical Errors in the Day and Month in the Date of Birth or Sex of a Person Appearing in the Civil Register Without Need of a Judicial Order Amending for this Purpose Republic Act Numbered Ninety Forty-Eight.”

Republic Act No. 10172

An Act Further Authorizing the City or Municipal Civil Registrar or the Consul General to Correct Clerical or Typographical Errors in the Day and Month in the Date of Birth or Sex of a Person Appearing in the Civil Register Without Need of a Judicial Order, Amending for this Purpose Act Numbered Ninety Forty-Eight

 

SECTION 1. Section 1 of Republic Act No. 9048, hereinafter referred to as the Act, is hereby amended to read as follows:

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

 

Section 1. Article 177 of Executive Order No. 209, otherwise known as the "Family Code of the Philippines", as amended, is hereby further amended to read as follows:

Republic Act No. 9255 - An Act Allowing Illegitimate Children to Use the Surname of Their Father, Amending for the Purpose Article 176 of Executive Order No. 209, Otherwise Known as the "Family Code of the Philippines"

 

ADMINISTRATIVE  ORDER NO. 1

Series of 2016

REVISED IMPLEMENTING RULES AND REGULATIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9255 (An Act Allowing Illegitimate Children to Use the Surname of Their Father, Amending for the Purpose Article 176 of Executive Order No. 209, Otherwise Known as the "Family Code of the Philippines")

Republic Act No. 9048 - Act Authorizing the C/MCR or Consul General to Correct a Clerical or Typographical Error in an Entry and/or Change of First Name or Nickname in the Civil Register Without Need of a Judicial Order

 

Republic of the Philippines

Congress of the Philippines Metro Manila Eleventh Congress

Third Regular Session

Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-fourth day of July, two thousand.

[REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9048]

Presidential Decree No. 856 - Code of Sanitation of the Philippines

SEC. 91. Burial Requirement – The burial of remains is subject to the following requirements: a. No remains shall be buried without a death certificate. This certificate shall be issued by the attending physicians. If there has been no physician in attendance, it shall be issued by the mayor, the secretary of the municipality where the death occurred. The death certificate shall be forwarded to the Local Civil Register within 48 hours after death.
 
APPROVED, December 23, 1975

Act No. 3613 - The Marriage Law

 

SEC. 1. Essential requisites. Essential requisites for marriage are the legal capacity of the contracting parties and consent.

Sec. 19. Marriages performed abroad. – All marriages performed outside of the Philippine Islands in accordance with the laws in force in the country where they were performed and valid there as such, shall also be valid in these Islands.