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Name: An Act providing for the legitimation of children born to parents below marrying age, amending for the purpose the family code of the Philippines (R.A. 9858).
Country: Philippines
Subject(s): Civil, commercial and family law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2009-12-20
Entry into force:
ISN: PHL-2009-L-83672
Bibliography: Act on-line Act on-line Congress of the Philippines, House of Representatives, Philippines PDF PDF (consulted on 2010-05-20)
Abstract/Citation: Replaces articles 177 and 178 of the Family Code to ensure that children born to under-age parents are recognised as being legitimate children.
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