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A collection of Philippine laws, statutes and codes
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    Commonwealth Act No. 625
AN ACT PROVIDING THE MANNER IN WHICH THE OPTION TO ELECT PHILIPPINE CITIZENSHIP
SHALL BE DECLARED BY A PERSON WHOSE MOTHER IS A FILIPINO CITIZEN.
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COMPREHENSIVE LIST OF IMMIGRATION LAWS OF THE PHILIPPINES

THE ALIEN SOCIAL INTEGRATION ACT OF 1995
Republic Act No. 7919
  AN ACT EXEMPTING ALIENS WHO HAVE ACQUIRED PERMANENT RESIDENCY UNDER E. O. NO. 324
FROM THE COVERAGE OF R. A. NO. 7919, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ALIEN SOCIAL INTEGRATION ACT OF 1995, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF SAID ACT AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Republic Act No. 8247

 
COMMONWEALTH ACT NO. 625

AN ACT PROVIDING THE MANNER IN WHICH THE OPTION TO ELECT PHILIPPINE CITIZENSHIP SHALL BE DECLARED BY A PERSON WHOSE MOTHER IS A FILIPINO CITIZEN.


Section 1. The option to elect Philippine citizenship in accordance with subsection (4), Section 1, Article IV, of the Constitution shall be expressed in a statement to be signed and sworn to by the party concerned before any officer authorized to administer oaths, and shall be filed with the nearest civil registry. The said party shall accompany the aforesaid statement with the oath of allegiance to the Constitution and the Government of the Philippines. chanrobles virtual law library

Sec. 2. If the party concerned is absent from the Philippines, he may make the statement herein authorized before any officer of the Government of the United States authorized to administer oaths, and he shall forward such statement together with his oath of allegiance, to the Civil Registry of Manila.

Sec. 3. The civil registrar shall collect as filing fees of the statement, the amount of ten pesos.

Sec. 4. The penalty of prision correccional, or a fine not exceeding ten thousand pesos, or both, shall be imposed on anyone found guilty of fraud or falsehood in making the statement herein prescribed.
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Sec. 5. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

Approved: June 7, 1941.



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