Chapters 1 and 2 (Title V, Book I, Civil Code)

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1) Chapters 1 and 2, Title V, Book I of the Civil Code provided for the provisions on the Age of Majority. However, it has been superseded by the Executive Order No. 209 (series of 1987; otherwise known as the Family Code), which in turn has been amended by Republic Act No. 6809.

See: Title X – Emancipation and Age of Majority (Family Code)


• Chapter 1 – Emancipation, Title V, Book I, Civil Code

• Chapter 2 – Age of Majority, Title V, Book I, Civil Code

Title X – Emancipation and Age of Majority, Family Code


Title X – Emancipation and Age of Majority (Family Code), Annotations

/Updated: April 23, 2023

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