Full Title
An act granting Philippine citizenship to Hans-Peter Smit.
Date of Approval
July 21, 2016

Other Details

Issuance Category
Legislative Issuance Type
Bill Note
Related to Note
the Constitution, s1987

Full Text of Issuance

H. No. 5560 ; Manila Bullentin and Philippine Star (August 01, 2016); 112 OG No. 34, 5462 (August 22, 2016)

[ REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10914, July 21, 2016 ]


Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled: SECTION 1. Mr. Hans-Peter Smit is hereby granted Philippine citizenship with all the rights, privileges and prerogatives, as well as the duties and obligations appurtenant thereto under the Constitution and the laws of the Republic of the Philippines.SEC. 2. After the taking by Mr. Hans-Peter Smit of his Oath of Allegiance before an officer duly authorized for this purpose, and the registration of the same with the Bureau of Immigration, Mr. Hans-Peter Smit shall enter upon the full enjoyment of his Philippine citizenship.SEC. 3. Upon registration of the Oath of Allegiance, the Bureau of Immigration shall forthwith issue Mr. Hans-Peter Smit's Certificate of Naturalization.SEC. 4. This Act shall take effect immediately upon its publication in at least two (2) newspapers of general circulation.Approved,(Sgd.) FRANKLIN M. DRILONPresident of the Senate (Sgd.) FELICIANO BELMONTE JR. Speaker of the House of Representatives This Act which originated in the House of Representatives was passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on May 23, 2016 and June 6, 2016, respectively.(Sgd.) OSCAR G. YABESSecretary of the Senate (Sgd.) MARILYN B. BARUA-YAPSecretary GeneralHouse of Representatives Approved:BENIGNO S. AQUINO III President of the Philippines Lapsed into law on JUL 21 2016 Without the signature of the President In accordance with Article VI, Section 27 (1) of the Constitution

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