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ic) Petition was made on an invalid declaration of intention.id) Minor children failed to graduate through the fault of the parentseither by neglecting to support them or by transferring themto another school.ie) Allowed himself to be used as a dummy.[In Republic v. Guy, 115 SCRA 244, although the misconduct was committed afterthe two-year probationary period, conviction of perjury and rape was held to be valid ground for denaturalization.]ii) Effects of denaturalization: If the ground for denaturalization affects the intrinsic validity of the proceedings, the denaturalization shall divest the wife and children of their derivative naturalization. But if the ground was personal to the denaturalized Filipino, his wife and children shall retain their Philippine citizenship.5.Naturalization by direct legislative action Constitutional Law 1 based on the syllabus of Atty. Remoroza2018-201995
Merzy’s Notes Prelim Exam This is discretionary on Congress; usually conferred on an alien who has made outstanding contributions to the country.6.Administrative Naturalization – R.A. 9139The “AdministrativeNaturalization Law of 2000” would grant Philippine citizenship by administrativeproceedings to aliens born and residing in the Philippines. In So v. Republic, G.R. No. 170603, January 29, 2007, the Supreme Court declared that CA 473 and RA9139 are separate and distinct laws. The former covers aliens regardless of class,while the latter covers native-born alienswho lived in the Philippines all their lives,who never saw any other country and all along thought that they were Filipinos, who have demonstrated love and loyaltyto the Philippines and affinity to Filipino customs and traditions. The intention of the legislature in enacting RA 9139 was to make the process of acquiring Philippine citizenship less tedious, less technical, and more encouraging. There is nothing in the law from which it can be inferred that CA473 is intended to be annexed to or repealed by RA 9139. What the legislature had in mind was merely to prescribe another mode of acquiring Philippine citizenship which may be availed of by native-born aliens. The onlyimplication is that a native- born alien has the choice to apply for judicial or administrative naturalization, subject to the prescribed qualifications and disqualifications.a) Special Committee on Naturalization. Composed of the SolicitorGeneral, as chairman, the Secretary of Foreign Affairs or his representative, and the National Security Adviser, as members, this Committee has the power toapprove, deny orreject applications for naturalization under this Act b) Qualifications: Applicant must be born in the Philippines andresiding therein since birth not be less than 18 years of age, at the time of filingof his/her petition; be of good moral character and believes in the underlying principles of the Constitutioin and must have conducted himself/ herself in a proper and irreproachable manner during his/her entire period of residence in the Philippines in his relatioins with the duly constituted