*An Indigent petitioner as defined in Rule 2.7 Administrative Order No.1, series of 2001 of the Office of the Civil Registrar General refers to a destitute, needy and poor individual who is certified as such by the social welfare and development office of the city/municipal government.
R.A. 10172 is a consolidation of Senate Bill No. 3133 and House Bill No. 4530 which aims to relieve the inconvenience of going through court proceedings from individuals with inaccurate entries in the day and month in the date of birth or sex in their civil registry documents.
We are that there are number of persons who are eager to avail the provisions of the new law. We would like to inform them that the NSO-OCRG is currently in the process of drafting the published in a newspaper of general circulation.
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