PHILIPPINE LAWS, STATUTES AND CODES - CHAN ROBLES VIRTUAL LAW LIBRARY
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 4074 - AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION FIVE OF REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED THIRTY-FIVE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY-EIGHT, ENTITLED "AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR PERMANENT REGISTRATION OF VOTERS AND FOR THIS PURPOSE TO POSTPONE THE GENERAL RENEWAL OF REGISTRATION OF VOTERS WHICH IS SET FOR NINETEEN HUNDRED SIXTY-THREE"
1. Section five of Republic Act Numbered Thirty-five
hundred and eighty-eight is hereby amended to read as follows:
"Sec. 5. Registration of Voters. � On any date, within sixty days after having acquired the qualifications of a voter, but not later than sixty days before the day of any regular election and not later than thirty days before the day of any special election a qualified voter shall personally appear before the election registrar of his city, municipality or municipal district wherein he is domiciled and file with him a sworn application for registration in triplicate.
"To facilitate filing of application for registration, the election registrar may hold office in any district, barrio or sitio within his jurisdiction, without any traveling allowance, subject to the rules and regulations promulgated by the Commission on Elections. Any person who fails to register within sixty days after having acquired the qualifications of a voter or is registered after said period shall not be qualified to vote in the election immediately following his registration. For purposes of the nineteen hundred sixty-five elections, however, any person who is a qualified voter who may register any time before the sixty-day period preceding the date of said elections."
Sec. 2. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved: June 18, 1964