Republic Act No. 10172 – Correction of Clerical and Typographical Errors in Month and Date of Birth and Sex of a Person Appearing in Civil Register

January 26, 2013

President Benigno S. Aquino III recently signed into law Republic Act No. 10172 entitled “An Act Further Authorizing the City or Municipal Civil Registrar or the Consul General to Correct Clerical or Typographical Errors in the Day and Month in the Date of Birth or Sex of a Person Appearing in the Civil Register Without […]


Republic Act No. 9729 – “Climate Change Act of 2009”

December 3, 2009

The Climate Change Act of 2009 was recently signed into law by President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. Among the highlights of the law are: It establishes a Climate Change Commission which¬†shall be an independent and autonomous body and shall have the same status as that of a national government agency. It shall be attached to the […]