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Republic Act No. 8533

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8533 - AN ACT AMENDING TITLE 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

REPUBLIC ACTS




Republic of the Philippines
Congress of the Philippines

Metro Manila

Tenth Congress


REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8533
February 23, 1998

AN ACT AMENDING TITLE 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

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:

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:

"TITLE I - MARRIAGE
"CHAPTER 3 - VOID AND VOIDABLE MARRIAGES

"Art. 39. The action or defense for the declaration of absolute nullity of a marriage shall not prescribe." chanroblesvirtuallawlibrary

Sec. 2. Effectivity clause. - This Act shall take effect after fifteen (15) days following its publication in the Official Gazette or in two (2) newspapers of general circulation.

Approved: February 23, 1998




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