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COMMISSION ON ELECTIONS
Manila
RULES AND REGULATIONS
FOR THE REGISTRATION OF
MEMBERS OF THE
KATIPUNAN NG KABATAAN IN
Chairman
Commissioner
Commissioner
Commissioner
CONNECTION WITH THE
OCTOBER 25, 2010 ELECTION
Commissioner
Commissioner
.OF
MEMBERS
OF
THE
Commissioner
Jose A.R. Melo
Rene V. Sarmiento
Nicodemo T. Ferrer
Lucenito N. Tagle
~rmhndoC. Velasco
Elias R. Yusoph
Gregorio Y. Larrazabal
SAGGUNIANG KABATAAId.
WHEREAS, Article 202, Rule XXVll of the Rules and Regulations Implementingthe
Local Government Code of 1991 provides for an assembly of youth in every barangay to be
known as Katipunan ng Kabataan whose primary objective ik to enhance the social,
political, economic, cultural, intellectual, moral, spiritual, and physical development of the
youth of the country;
WHEREAS, Article 203 of the same Rule provides that the Katipunan ng Kabataan
of each barangay shall elect its Sangguniang Kabataan composed of a chairman and seven
members;
WHEREAS, the'commission on Elections, by virtue of the powers vested in it by the
.constitution of the Republic of the Philippines, Republic Act Nos. 9340, 9164, 8189, the
Omnibus Election Code and other election laws, RESOLVED.to promulgate, .as it hereby
RESOLVES .to promulgate, the following rules and regulations to govern the conduct of
registration of members of the Katipunan ng Kabataanfor purposes of the October 25, 2010
elections of members of the Sangguniang Kabataan;
Section.
1. Who
may
be
registered as
members
of
the
Katipunan
ng
Kabataan.- Any Filipino citizen who is:
a) At least fifteen (15) but below eighteen (18) years of age on October 25, 2010;
b) Actually residing in the barangayfor at least six (6) mor~thson election day;
c) Not otherwise disqualified by law.
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Section. 2. Who are disqualified to register. - The following are disqualified to
register as members of the Katipunan ng Kabataan:
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a)
Any person who has been sentenced by fiqal judgment to suffer imprisonment
of not less than one (1) year, such disability not having been removed by
plenary pardon or amnesty. Any person so disqrralified shall automatically
reacquire the right to vote upon the expiration of five (5) years after service of
sentence; ,
* b) Any person who has been adjudged by final judgment of a competent court

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b) Any person who has been adjudged by final judgment of a competent court or
b)
Any person who has been adjudged by final judgment of a competent court or
tribunal of having committed any crime involving disloyalty to the duly
constituted government, such as rebellion, sedition, violation of the firearms
laws, or any crime against national security, as defined and penalized under the
Revised Penal Code. However, he shall automaticallj regain his right to vote
upon the expiration of five (5) years after service of sentence; and
c) Insane or incompetent persons as declared by competent authority.
c) Insane or incompetent persons as declared by competent authority.

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Section. 3. Date, time and place of filing, and hearing for approvalldisapproval of applications for
Section. 3. Date, time and place of filing, and hearing for approvalldisapproval
of applications for registration. - The applications for registration as members of the
Katipunan ng Kabataan shall be filed from 8:00 o' clock in the morning to 7:00 o' clock in the
evening, at the Office of the Election Officer of the citylmunicipality where the applicant
resides, and shall be heard in accordance with the following schedule:
PERIOD TO FlLE LAST DAY TO LAST DAY TO ERB HEARING APPLICATIONS POST NOTICE OF
PERIOD
TO
FlLE
LAST
DAY
TO
LAST
DAY
TO
ERB
HEARING
APPLICATIONS
POST NOTICE OF
FILE OPPOSITION
TO
APPLICATIONS
FOR
REGISTRATION
FOR
APPROVAL
HEARING
OF
OR DISAPPROVAL
APPLICATIONS
OF
FOR
APPLICATIONS
REGISTRATION
FOR
REGISTRATION
August 6, 2010 to
August 15,2010
August 16,2010
August 18,2010
August 20,2010
Section. 4 Procedure for filing of applications for registration. - The filing of applications for
Section. 4 Procedure for filing of applications for registration. - The filing of
applications for registration shall proceed as follows.
a) The applicant shall personally appear before the Election Officer of the citylmunicipality where he
a) The applicant shall personally appear before the Election Officer of the
citylmunicipality where he resides, state his name and exact address, specifying the
house number, name of the street, area, district, purok or sitio and barangay where he
resides, or a brief description of his residence, -and present any of the following
documents:
1. Certificate of Live Birth; 2. Baptismal Certificate; 3. School.records; or 4. Any other document
1.
Certificate of Live Birth;
2.
Baptismal Certificate;
3.
School.records; or
4.
Any other document that will establish his identity and other qualifications.
Community Tax Certificate and certificationof barangay official shall not be honored.
Community Tax Certificate and certificationof barangay official shall not be honored.
b) In the absence of the above documents, any persorl may, under oath, identify the
b) In the absence of the above documents, any persorl may, under oath, identify
the applicant. However, no person shall be allowed to identify more than three (3)
applicants unless they are immediate members of his family.
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c) The Election Officer shall then determine if the applicant resides within the territory of
c)
The Election Officer shall then determine if the applicant resides within the
territory of any of the barangays in the citylmunicipality. If so, the Election Officer shall
inform him of the qualifications and disqualifications for registration.
In ,addition, the Election Officet shall inform the applicant of the name(s) and location(s) of
In ,addition, the Election Officet shall inform the applicant of the name(s) and
location(s) of existinq votinq Center@) in the
baranqav where the applicant
resides, and require him to write in the space provided for in the application
form the name and location of the votinq center that is nearest and most
accessible to his residence.
d) Thereafter, the Election Officer shall assign an application number and record in a logbook
d) Thereafter, the Election Officer shall assign an application number and record in
a logbook the applicant's name and the application number given to him and forthwith
issue the application form in two (2) copies to the applicant;,
e) Upon receipt of the application form, the applicant shall accomplish the two (2) copies
e) Upon receipt of the application form, the applicant shall accomplish the two (2) copies
e) Upon receipt of the application form, the applicant shall accomplish the two (2)
copies individually in his own handwriting and in the presence of the Election Officer
or his duly authorized representative. The use of carbon paper shall not be allowed;
The Election Officer shall guide. the applicant on how to accomplish the
application form to ensure that all entries are complete, legibly written and that:
f)
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1. The three (3) specimen signatures of the applicant are properly affixed on each copy;
1. The three (3) specimen signatures of the applicant are properly affixed on each
copy;
of the applicant are properly affixed on each copy; 2. The rolled imprints af his left

2. The rolled imprints af his left and right thumbs tire clearly and distinctly impressed.

In case the applicant's thumbprints are blurred, smudged or faint, they shall be retaken on
In case the applicant's thumbprints are blurred, smudged or faint, they shall be
retaken on any available space of the application form. If the applicant refuses
to have his thumbprints retaken, his accomplished applicatibn form shall be
rejected by the Election Officer and marked as such accordingly. The applicant
shall be informed that such rejection is equivalent to non-registration; and
3. The name and location of the voting center are indicated.
3. The name and location of the voting center are indicated.
g) In case the applicant is illiterate or physically disabled to accomplish the application form,
g) In case the applicant is illiterate or physically disabled to accomplish the
application form, he may be assisted by the Election Officer or any of the. applicant's
relative within the fourth civil degree of consanguinity or amnity or any member of an
accredited citizens arm in accordance with the provision of Republic Act No. 8189 and
its implementing rules.
h) After accomplishing the ho (2) copies of the application forms, the applicant shall return
h) After accomplishing the ho (2) copies of the application forms, the applicant
shall return the same to the Election Officer who shall examine the completeness of
the data written therein. If the data are complete, the Election Officer shall accomplish
the "acknowledgement receipt" at the bottom portion of the application form, detach
the same and give it to the applicant.
Section 5. Notice of hearing of application. - Upon receipt of the application, the Election
Section 5. Notice of hearing of application. - Upon receipt of the application, the
Election Officer shall immediately set them for hearing in accordance with the schedule
shown in Section 3 hereof, notices of which shall be posted in the citylmunicipal bulletin
board and in his office, furnishing copies thereof to the applicants concerned and other
accredited groups or organization in the citylmunicipality.
Section 6. Challenge of right to register. -Any person who meets the qualifications
for membership in the Katipunan ng Kabataan, may.challengein writing and under oath any
application for registration, stating the ground for the challenge. The challenge shall be filed
at the Office of the Election Officer within the time provided under Section 3 hereof.
In case of challenge, the Election Officer shall, immediately notify the applicant
challenged, and require the applicant to be present during the hearing so that he can rebut
or refute the evidence against his application. The challenge shall be attached to the
application form together with the proof of notice of hearing tc the challenger and to the
applicant.
Section 7. Approval or disapproval of application. -
The Election Registration
Board (ERB) shall act on all applications for registrationand shall, by majority vote, approve
or disapprove the application in accordance with the schedule stated in Section 3 hereof. If
the Board disapproves the application, the applicant shall be furnished with a certificate of
disapproval stating the ground:~(s)for the disapproval,
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In case of approval, any aggrieved party may file a petition for exclusion with the
In case of approval, any aggrieved party may file a petition for exclusion with the
proper Municipal or Municipal Circuit or Metropolitan Trial Court not later than.August 31,
2010.
In case of disapproval, the aggrieved party may file with the proper Municipal or Municipal
In case of disapproval, the aggrieved party may file with the proper Municipal or
Municipal Circuit or Metropolitan Trial Court a petition for inclusion not later than August 31,
2010.
+ Section 8. Publication of action on application for registration. - Immediately after the approval
+ Section 8. Publication of action on application for registration. - Immediately
after the approval or disapproval of an application for registration, the ERB shall post a
notice in the bulletin board of the municipallcity hall and in the Office of the Election Officer
stating the names and addresses of the applicants, the dates of the applications and the
actions taken thereon.
Section 9. Preparation of the List of Katipunan ng Kabataan members. -After the meeting of
Section 9. Preparation of the List of Katipunan ng Kabataan members. -After the
meeting of the Election Registration Board on August 20, 2010, the Election Officer shall.
immediately compile all the approved applications for registration (copy for the Election
Officer) by barangay, segregate the barangay compilation by voting centers as indicated in
the approved application for registration, and arrange the approved applications by surname
in alphabetical order.
The other copy shall be submitted to the Office of the Provincial Election Supervisor.
The other copy shall be submitted to the Office of the Provincial Election Supervisor.
The Election Officer shall prepare a list of voters with voting records in each voting
The Election Officer shall prepare a list of voters with voting records in each voting
center with the names arranged alphabetically by precinct at the rate of two hundred (200)
voters
per precinct. The Information Technology Department (ITD) of the Commission shall
prepare a program for the preparationof the list.
Section 10. Numbering of precincts. - The precincts established herein shall be indicated by the
Section 10. Numbering of precincts. - The precincts established herein shall be
indicated by the initials "SK" followed by the Arabic numeral beginning with the figure (1).
The numbering shall start in the barangay of the city or municipality that is first in the order
of sequence as appearing in the regular Project of Precincts, and shall continue until the
last barangay.
In the case of cities consisting of two or more legislative districts, or cities and
In the case of cities consisting of two or more legislative districts, or cities and
municipalitiesdivided into two or more councilor districts, the numbering shall start with SKI
for the first district. The second district shall start with the next number succeeding the last
precinct number of the first district. The same sequence of numbering shall be followed for
the rest of the districts, if any.
section 11. Posting of the preliminary list of voters. - On or before August 21,
section 11. Posting of the preliminary list of voters. - On or before August 21,
2010,-the Election Officer shall post the preliminary list of voters at the Office of ttie Election
Officer and in the bulletin board of the barangay hall concerned.
' Section 12. Voters excluded through inadvertence or registered with an erroneous or misspelled name.
' Section 12. Voters excluded through inadvertence or registered with an
erroneous or misspelled name. - Any registered voter whose approved registration
record has not been included in the list of voters or who has been included therein with a
wrong or misspelled name may file with the ERB an application for inclusion of his record,
or reinstatement or correction of his name, as the case may be. If it is denied or not acted
upon, the voter may file on any date with the proper Municipal or Municipal Circuit or
Metropolitan Trial Court a petition for an order directing that the voter's name be entered or
corrected in the list. The voter shall attach to the petition a certified true copy of his
registration rbcord or identification card or the entry of his name in the list of voters, together
with proof that his application for inclusion of his record or reinstatement or correction of
name, as the case may be, was denied or not acted upon by the ERB and that he has
served notice thereof to the ERB.
Section 13. Petition for inclusion of voters. - Any person whose application for registration has
Section 13. Petition for inclusion of voters. - Any person whose application for
registration has been disapproved or whose name, despite approval of his application for
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registration, has been stricken out from the list may, not later than August 31, 2010,
registration, has been stricken out from the list may, not later than August 31, 2010,
registration, has been stricken out from the list may, not later than August 31, 2010, file
with the Municipal or Municipal Circuit or Metropolitan Trial Court concerned, a sworn
petition for the inclusion of his name in the list of voters for the Sangguniang Kabataan

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elections. The petitionshall be decided within fifteen (15) days from its filing.
elections. The petitionshall be decided within fifteen (15) days from its filing.
Section 14. Petition for exclusion of voters. - Any registered Katipunan ng .~abetaanvoter may, not
Section 14. Petition for exclusion of voters. - Any registered Katipunan ng
.~abetaanvoter may, not later than August 31, 2010, file with the proper Municipal or
Municipal Circuit or Metropolitan Trial Court, a sworn petition for the exclusion of a
registered voter in the list of voters for the Sangguniang Kabataan elections. The petition
shall be accompanied by proof of notice to the ERB and to the challenged voter and shall
be decided within fifteen (15) days from its filing.
Section 15. Posting of the certified and final list of voters. -The ERB shall, on or
before September 6, 2010, post the certified and final list of voters for the Sangguniang
Kabataan Elections at the Office of the Election Officer and in the bulletin board of the
barangay concerned.
Section 16. Effectivity, Publication and Dissemination. - This Resolution shall
take effect on the seventh (7'h) day after its publication in two (2) daily newspapers of
general circulation in the Philippines.
The Education and Information Department is hereby directed to:
1. Cause the publication of this Resolution in,two (2) daily newspapers of
general circulation in the Philippines; and
2. Furnish copies of this Resolution to all Regional Election Directors, Assistant
Regional Directors,
Provincial
Election
Supervisors,
Election Officers,
and
the
Department of the Interior and Local Government.
' SO ORDERED.
,
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Commissioner
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