Registration of Court Decree/Order

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.