The Child and Youth Welfare Code Republic Act Introduction Children’s right to protection from Nearest Police Station/Philippine National Police 3. THE CHILD AND YOUTH WELFARE CODE. I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by the Constitution. 24 Feb Otherwise Known as the Family Code of the Philippines, Nullifying the , Otherwise Known as the Child and Youth Welfare Code.

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Parent-Teacher Association all over the country shall aid the municipal and other local authorities and school officials in the enforcement of juvenile delinquency control measures, and in cnild implementation of programs and activities to promote child welfare.

The cost of such education anr be a part of the domestic’s compensation unless there is a child and youth welfare code of the philippines to the contrary. Such agency or individual may intervene in adoption proceedings in such manner as shall best inure to the child’s welfare.

Provided, That if the said adopted person is physically or mentally handicapped as to need a guardian over his person welfsre property, or both, the court may appoint a guardian in accordance with the provisions of existing law.

The dependent or abandoned child shall be provided with the nearest substitute for a home. Subject to the provisions of Article 7, in any case in which information from such records, books and papers is needed, the person or agency requesting the release of the information may file a petition to the court which entered the decree of adoption for its release.

Such officials should see to it that child and youth welfare code of the philippines school environment is free from hazards to the health child and youth welfare code of the philippines safety of the phhilippines and that there are adequate safety measures for any emergencies such as accessible exits, firefighting equipment, and the like. Training and Opportunities for Disabled Children.


Termination of Rights of Parents. Provided, That in the absence of any such center or agency within a reasonable distance from the venue of the trial, the provincial, city and municipal jail shall provide quarters for youthful offenders separate from other detainees.

Youth Associations in Barangays. He shall be brought up in an atmosphere of universal understanding, tolerance, friendship, and welfaer and in full consciousness of his responsibilities as a member of society.

The parents or guardian of the child may file a similar petition in case no immediate placement can be arranged for the disabled child when the welfare and interest of the child is at stake. Neglect may occur in two ways: All city and provincial governments must exert efforts for the immediate establishment of local detention homes for youthful offenders.

Regional Child Welfare Agencies. For actual attendance at regular meetings, the Chairman and each member of the Council shall receive a per diem of one hundred pesos for every meeting actually attended, but the total amount of per diem that the Chairman and a member may receive in a month shall in no case exceed five hundred pesos. The youthful offender concerned shall not be held under any provision of law, to thd guilty of perjury or of concealment or misrepresentation by reason of his failure to acknowledge the case or recite any fact related child and youth welfare code of the philippines in response to any inquiry made of child and youth welfare code of the philippines for any purpose.

It shall chilc to parents available literature and other information on child guidance.


The provisions of the Labor Code relating to employable age and conditions of employment tbe children are hereby adopted as part of this Code insofar as not inconsistent herewith. Creation of the Council for the Welfare of Children. Report of Person or Institution. Duties of the Community. At the trial, any person may be allowed, at the discretion of the court, to contest the right to the relief demanded, and witnesses may be called and examined by the parties or by the court motu proprio.


Dismissal of the Case. There shall be established area centers designed to bring together an aggregate of services to serve all ages of the disabled within a specified geographical area.

All parents who have children enrolled in a school are encouraged to be active members of its PTA, and to comply with whatever obligations and responsibilities such membership entails. Violation of this provision shall subject the hospital, clinic, institution, or physician child and youth welfare code of the philippines fails to make such report to a fine of not more than two thousand pesos.

The child should not be allowed to stay out late at night to the detriment of his health, studies or morals. Who May Not Be Adopted. Provided, That Articles up to inclusive on Adoption, are hereby expressly repealed and replaced by Section B of this Chapter.

The same shall be done for a child over nine years and under fifteen years of age at the time of the commission of the offense, unless he acted with discernment, in which case he shall be proceeded against in accordance with Article It shall be the responsibility of the health, welfare, and educational entities to assist child and youth welfare code of the philippines parents in looking after the health of the child.

Aid to Youth Associations. If the child is especially gifted, his parents shall report this fact to the National Center for Hcild Children or to other agencies concerned so that official assistance or recognition may be extended to him.