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Republic Act No. 9523

Full Title
AN ACT REQUIRING THE CERTIFICATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT (DSWD) TO DECLARE A "CHILD LEGALLY AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION" AS A PREREQUISITE FOR ADOPTION PROCEEDINGS, AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8552, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE DOMESTIC ADOPTION ACT OF 1998, REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8043, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE INTERCOUNTRY ADOPTION ACT OF 1995, PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 603, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE CHILD AND YOUTH WELFARE CODE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
Issuance Category
Legislative Issuance Type
Date of Approval
March 12, 2009
Major Topic

Republic Act No. 9231

Full Title
AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ELIMINATION OF THE WORST FORMS OF CHILD LABOR AND AFFORDING STRONGER PROTECTION FOR THE WORKING CHILD, AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7610, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "SPECIAL PROTECTION OF CHILDREN AGAINST CHILD ABUSE, EXPLOITATION AND DISCRIMINATION ACT".
Issuance Category
Legislative Issuance Type
Date of Approval
December 19, 2003
Major Topic

Republic Act No. 8504

Full Title
AN ACT PROMULGATING POLICIES AND PRESCRIBING MEASURES FOR THE PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF HIV/AIDS IN THE PHILIPPINES, INSTITUTING A NATIONWIDE HIV/AIDS INFORMATION AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM, ESTABLISHING A COMPREHENSIVE HIV/AIDS MONITORING SYSTEM, STRENGTHENING THE PHILIPPINE NATIONAL AIDS COUNCIL, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
Issuance Category
Legislative Issuance Type
Date of Approval
February 13, 1998
Major Topic

Republic Act No. 8369

Full Title
AN ACT ESTABLISHING FAMILY COURTS, GRANTING THEM EXCLUSIVE ORIGINAL JURISDICTION OVER CHILD AND FAMILY CASES, AMENDING BATAS PAMBANSA BILANG 129, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE JUDICIARY REORGANIZATION ACT OF 1980, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
Issuance Category
Legislative Issuance Type
Date of Approval
October 28, 1997

Republic Act No. 7323

Full Title
AN ACT TO HELP POOR BUT DESERVING STUDENTS PURSUE THEIR EDUCATION BY ENCOURAGING THEIR EMPLOYMENT DURING SUMMER AND/OR CHRISTMAS VACATIONS, THROUGH INCENTIVES GRANTED TO EMPLOYERS, ALLOWING THEM TO PAY ONLY SIXTY PER CENTUM OF THEIR SALARIES OR WAGES AND THE FORTY PER CENTUM THROUGH EDUCATION VOUCHERS TO BE PAID BY THE GOVERNMENT, PROHIBITING AND PENALIZING THE FILING OF FRAUDULENT OR FICTITIOUS CLAIMS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
Issuance Category
Legislative Issuance Type
Date of Approval
March 29, 1992
Major Topic

Republic Act No. 30

Full Title
AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE PAYMENT, UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, OF A GRATUITY TO THE WIDOW AND/OR CHILDREN, AND IN THEIR ABSENCE TO THE OTHER HEIRS, OF A DECEASED OFFICER OR MEMBER OF ANY POLICE FORCE OR SIMILAR GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATION ENGAGED IN THE MAINTENANCE OF PEACE AND ORDER, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR
Issuance Category
Legislative Issuance Type
Date of Approval
September 25, 1946

Republic Act No. 30

Full Title
AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE PAYMENT, UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, OF A GRATUITY TO THE WIDOW AND/OR CHILDREN, AND IN THEIR ABSENCE TO THE OTHER HEIRS, OF A DECEASED OFFICER OR MEMBER OF ANY POLICE FORCE OR SIMILAR GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATION ENGAGED IN THE MAINTENANCE OF PEACE AND ORDER, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR
Issuance Category
Legislative Issuance Type
Date of Approval
September 25, 1946

Act No. 4209

Full Title
AN ACT APPROPRIATING FUNDS FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND OPERATION OF AN INSTITUTION FOR THE CARE OF BABIES AND CHILDREN BELOW TWO YEARS OF AGE WHO ARE NEGATIVE LEPERS, TO BE TRANSFERRED FROM CULION TO WELFAREVILLE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
Issuance Category
Legislative Issuance Type
Date of Approval
July 31, 1935
Major Topic

Act No. 3854

Full Title
AN ACT CONCERNING THE GUARDIANSHIP OF INCOMPETENT VETERANS AND OF MINOR CHILDREN OF DISABLED OR DECEASED VETERANS OF FORMER MEMBERS OF THE MILITARY AND NAVAL ESTABLISHMENTS OF THE UNITED STATES.
Issuance Category
Legislative Issuance Type
Date of Approval
November 11, 1931
Major Topic

Act No. 3725

Full Title
AN ACT PROVIDING FOR APPEAL IN CASES OF ORDERS OF COMMITMENT OF DELINQUENT MINORS BY AMENDING SECTION THREE OF ACT NUMBERED THIRTY-TWO HUNDRED AND THREE, ENTITLED "AN ACT RELATING TO THE CARE AND CUSTODY OF NEGLECTED AND DELINQUENT CHIDLREN; PROVIDING PROBATION OFFICERS THEREFOR; IMPOSING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF ITS PROVISIONS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES."
Issuance Category
Legislative Issuance Type
Date of Approval
November 20, 1930
Major Topic

Act No. 3559

Full Title
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION SEVEN OF ACT NUMBERED THIRTY-TWO HUNDRED AND THREE ENTITLED "AN ACT RELATING TO THE CARE AND CUSTODY OF NEGLECTED AND DELINQUENT CHILDREN; PROVIDING PROBATION OFFICERS THEREFOR; IMPOSING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF ITS PROVISIONS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
Issuance Category
Legislative Issuance Type
Date of Approval
November 25, 1929
Major Topic

Act No. 3203

Full Title
AN ACT RELATING TO THE CARE AND CUSTODY OF NEGLECTED AND DELINQUENT CHILDREN; PROVIDING PROBATION OFFICERS THEREFOR; IMPOSING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF ITS PROVISIONS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
Issuance Category
Legislative Issuance Type
Date of Approval
December 2, 1924
Major Topic

Act No. 3071

Full Title
AN ACT TO REGULATE THE EMPLOYMENT OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN IN SHOPS, FACTORIES, INDUSTRIAL, AGRICULTURAL, AND MERCANTILE ESTABLISHMENTS, AND OTHER PLACES OF LABOR IN THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS; TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS HEREOF, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
Issuance Category
Legislative Issuance Type
Date of Approval
March 15, 1923

Act No. 2988

Full Title
AN ACT TO ABOLISH THE PUBLIC WELFARE BOARD AND TRANSFER ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS TO THE OFFICE OF THE PUBLIC WELFARE COMMISSIONER; MAKE THE BUREAU OF DEPENDENT CHILDREN A DIVISION OF THE OFFICE OF THE PUBLIC WELFARE COMMISSIONER; CHARGE SAID OFFICE WITH THE ACTIVITIES AND FUNCTIONS RELATIVE TO THE PROTECTION OF INFANCY, AS PROVIDED FOR IN ACTS NUMBERED TWENTY-SIX HUNDRED AND THIRTY-THREE AND TWENTY-NINE HUNDRED AND FIVE, AND WITH ALL WORK IN GENERAL, RELATED WITH MATERNITY, HYGIENE, AND CHILD WELFARE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
Issuance Category
Legislative Issuance Type
Date of Approval
February 23, 1921

Act No. 2490

Full Title
AN TO CREATE A BOARD OF DENTAL HYGIENE FOR THE PURPOSE OF ESTABLISHING AND MAINTAINING FREE DENTAL CLINICS FOR CHILDREN MATRICULATED IN PUBLIC IN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS OF PRIMARY INSTRUCTION IN THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
Issuance Category
Legislative Issuance Type
Date of Approval
February 4, 1915
Major Topic

Act No. 1670

Full Title
AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TRUSTEES OR DIRECTORS OF ASYLUMS AND INSTITUTIONS WHERE POOR CHILDREN ARE MAINTAINED AT PUBLIC EXPENSES TO PLACE SUCH CHILDREN IN CHARGE OF SUITABLE PERSONS AND PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF SUCH CHILDREN.
Issuance Category
Legislative Issuance Type
Date of Approval
July 7, 1907
Major Topic