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REPUBLIC ACT NO. 5504
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 5504 - AN ACT TO REMOVE THE LIMIT ON THE PERIOD OF REGISTRATION OF NEW VOTERS BY AMENDING Sec. 8 OF REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED THIRTY-FIVE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY-EIGHT, AS RE-NUMBERED BY REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED FORTY-SEVEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY

Section 1. Sec. 8 of Republic Act Numbered Thirty-Five Hundred and Eighty-Eight, as re-numbered by Republic Act Numbered Forty-Seven Hundred and Thirty, is hereby further amended to read as follows:

"Sec. 8. Registration of Voters – On any date, after having acquired the qualification of a voter, but not later than sixty (60) days before the day of any regular election and not later than thirty (30) days before the day of any special election, a qualified voter shall personally appear before the election registrar of his city, municipality, or municipal district wherein he is domiciled and file with him a sworn application for registration in triplicate.

"To facilitate filing of application for registration, the election registrar may hold office in any district, barrio, or sitio within his jurisdiction, without any travelling allowance, subject to the rules and regulations promulgated by the Commission on Elections."

Sec. 2. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

Approved: June 21, 1969

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