spouse. The contributions due thereon shall bededucted from the salary of the working spouse.The GSIS or the SSS, as the case may be, shall issuerules and regulations necessary to effectivelyimplement the provisions of this section.
The NEDA, inconsultation with the different government agenciesconcerned, shall issue rules and regulations as maybe necessary for the effective implementation of Sections 2, 3 and 4, of this Act within six (6) monthsfrom its effectivity.
Within six (6)months from theeffectivity of this Act and every six(6) months thereafter, all government departments,including its agencies and instrumentalities, shallsubmit a report to Congress on their compliancewith this Act.
If for any reasonany section or provision of this Act is declaredunconstitutional or invalid, the other sections orprovisions hereof which are not affected therebyshall continue to be in full force and effect.
The provisions of Republic Act No. 386, otherwise known as the CivilCode of the Philippines, as amended, and of Executive Order No. 209, otherwise known as theFamily Code of the Philippines, and all laws,decrees, executive orders, proclamations, rules andregulations, or parts thereof, inconsistent herewithare hereby repealed.
The rights of womenand all the provisions of this Act shall take effectimmediately upon its publication in the OfficialGazette or in two (2) newspapers of generalcirculation.
Republic Act 9262
-Violence against Womenand their Children Act of 2004
Signed : July 28,2004
Republic Act No. 9262 of 2004 or the Anti-Violence Against Women and their Childrenprovides protection for abused women and theirchildren against their partners or former malepartners or those with whom they had or arehaving a dating relationship.RA 9262 penalizes the commission of violenceagainst women their children (VAWC) in the contextof domestic violence or violence in intimaterelationships. It defines VAWC as any act or a seriesof acts committed by any person against a womanwho is his wife, former wife, or with whom theperson has or had a sexual or dating relationship,or with whom he has a common child, or againsther child whether legitimate or illegitimate, withinor without the family abode, which results in or islikely to result in physical, sexual, psychologicalharm or suffering, or economic abuse includingthreats of such acts, battery, assault, coercion,harassment or arbitrary deprivation of liberty.The Law also provides for the security of thecomplainant and her family through the availmentof barangay, temporary, or permanent protectionorders. The Law clearly identifies the duties of barangay officials, law enforcers, prosecutors, courtpersonnel, healthcare providers and othergovernment agencies and LGUs to provide thenecessary protection and support services to VAWC
victims. Furthermore, the Law recognizes “BatteredWoman Syndrome” which refers to a scientifically
defined pattern of psychological or behavioralsymptoms found in women living in battering