Rule 50. Reglementary Period and Place of Registration
In case of a court decree/order concerning the status of a person, it shall be the duty of the clerk of court to advice the successful petitioner to have the decree/order registered in the civil registrar’s office where the court is functioning, within ten (10) days after the decree/order has become final.
Rule 51. Adoption
The decree of adoption shall be recorded in the civil register within thirty (30) days after the date of issue of the final judgment of the court. if not made within the prescribed period, registration of the same shall be considered late, in which case, the registrant who may be the adopter, natural parents, adopted child, clerk of court or any interested party shall execute an affidavit showing the circumstances and reason why the adoption was not reported for registration within the prescribed period.