RACHEL ANNO SAB-IT PERFAS -versus- THE LOCAL CIVIL REGISTRAR OF MANKAYAN, BENGUET and the PHILIPPINE STATISTICS AUTHORITY

Republic Of the Philippines
REGIONAL TRIAL COURT BRANCH 64
FIRST JUDICIAL REGION
Abatan, Buguias, Benguet

IN RE: PETITION FOR CANCELLATION OF THE SECOND CERTIFICATE OF LIVE BIRTH OF RACHEL ANNO SAB-IT a.k.a. RACHEL ANNO QUELEME And CHANGE OF NAME IN HER FIRST CERTIFICATEOF LIVE BIRTH From GIRL SAB-IT NONES TO RACHEL ANNO SAB-IT,

RACHEL ANNO SAB-IT PERFAS a.k.a. RACHELLE ANNO QUELEME- PERFAS, a.k.a. RACHEL ANNO SAB-IT, a.k.a. GIRL SAB-IT NONES, a.k.a. RACHELLE ANNO QUELEME,
Petitioner,

-versus-

THE LOCAL CIVIL REGISTRAR OF MANKAYAN, BENGUET and the PHILIPPINE STATISTICS AUTHORITY,
Respondent,

SP. PROCEEDINGS CASE NO. 15-C-244
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ORDER

RACHELLE ANNO SAB-IT-PERFAS, a.k.a RACHEL ANNO QUELEME-PERFAS, a.k.a RACHEL ANNO SAB-IT a.k.a. GIRL SAB-IT NONES a.k.a. RACHEL ANNO QULEME, through counsel, filed the above captioned verified Petition, praying that after due notice and hearing, her second Certificate of Live Birth on file with the respondent Local Civil Registrar bearing Reg. No. 320(b-1976), be expunged from the records of the said Registrar. Further, for the change of her name in her first record of birth bearing Reg. No. 184, from “Girl Sab-it Nones” to “Rachel Anno Sab-it.”

Petitioner alleged that she was born on March 6, 1970 at Bulalacao, Mankayan Benguet, to Teresita Anno Sab-it and Amador Nones. Her fact of birth was registered with the Respondent Local Civil Registrar of Mankayan,Benguet, as evidenced by a copy of her certificate of live birth bearing Reg. no. 184, attached to the petition as Annex “A”. at the time of birth, her father and mother were not legally married. Further, her father never acknowledged her as his child.

Sometime on November 25, 1975, via late registration, her grandparents registered again her fact of birth, making it appear that her grandparents are her parents, hence, her second Certificate of Live Birth bearing Reg. no. 320 (b-1976)

In order to set straight her record of birth, Petitioner filed the instant Petition.

WHEREFORE, finding the Petition to be sufficient in form and substance initial hearing is hereby set on December 09, 2015 at 9:00 in the morning , at the Session Hall of this court, located at the 3rd Floor, Buguias Municipal Hall, Abatan, Buguias Benguet, and all persons interested may appear and show cause, if any, why this petition should not be granted.

Let this order be published at the expense of the petitioner in the The Junction , a news paper of general circulation in Baguio City and Benguet Province, once a week, for three (3) consecutive weeks, the first publication to be made not later than August 2, 2015.

Furnish a copy hereof, together with a copy of the Petition and its annexes, to the office of the solicitor General, Makati City: the Provincial Prosecutor of Benguet; the Local Civil Registrar of Mankayan, Benguet; and the Philippine statistics authority, for their information, as well as petitioner and her counsel.
SO ORDERED.

Abatan, Buguias, Benguet, Philippines, this 27th day of July, 2015

(SGD) AGAPITO K.LAOGAN ,JR.
Presiding Judge

Copy furnished
1. Petitioner- Rachel Sab-it- Perfas (Petitioner)- Bulalacao, Mankayan, Benguet
2. Atty. Ramon Alimba, Jr. (Counsel for Petitioner) PAO-DOJ, Abatan, Buguias, Benguet
3. Respondent –Philippine Statistics Office, Quezon City
4. Respondent-LCR, Mankayan, Benguet
5. Provincial Prosecutor’s Office, Justice Hill, La Trinidad , Benguet
6. Office of the Solicitor General- #134 Amorsolo St., Legaspi Village, Makati City
7. The Publisher- The Junction
8. File

Publication Dates: August 1, 8, and 15, 2015