Republic of the Philippines
Congress of the Philippines
Third Regular Session
Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-sixth day of July, two thousand twenty-one.
[REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11767]
AN ACT PROMOTING THE RIGHTS OF AND PROVIDING GREATER PROTECTIONS TO DESERTED OR ABANDONED CHILDREN WITH UNKNOWN PARENTS, AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE ARTICLES 276 AND 277 OF THE REVISED PENAL CODE AND SPECIAL LAWS, RECOGNIZING THEIR STATUS AS NATURAL-BORN CITIZENS OF THE PHILIPPINES, PROVIDING PENALTIES AGAINST ACTS INIMICAL * TO THEIR WELFARE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES