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Republic Act No. 8533.
ACT NO. 8533
I, CHAPTER 3, ARTICLE 39 OF EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 209, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS
THE FAMILY CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES, NULLIFYING THE PRESCRIPTIVE PERIOD
FOR ACTION OR DEFENSES GROUNDED ON PSYCHOLOGICAL INCAPACITY.
Section 1. Title I, Chapter
3, Article 39 of Executive Order No. 209, otherwise known as the Family
Code of the Philippines, is hereby amended to read as follows:
3 — VOID
The action or
defense for the declaration of absolute nullity of a marriage shall not
Sec. 2. Effectivity clause.
— This Act shall take effect after fifteen (15) days following its
in the Official Gazette or in two (2) newspapers of general circulation.
February 23, 1998
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