[ PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 1220, October 17, 1977 ]
GRANTING CITIZENSHIP TO DESERVING ALIENS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
WHEREAS, the Special Committee on Naturalization has completed the processing of a fourth group of applicants numbering 5,295 and recommended to the President of the Philippines the grant of Philippine citizenship by decree to these applicants;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by the Constitution, do hereby grant Philippine citizenship to the individuals of foreign nationality whose names appear in Annex "A" of this Decree, with all the rights, privileges, duties and obligations appurtenant to such grant and with the same effects and subject to the same conditions provided under Presidential Decree No. 836 dated December 3, 1970 and Presidential Decree No. 923 dated April 20, 1976.
This Decree shall take effect immediately.
Done in the City of Manila, this 17th day of October, in the year of Our
Lord, nineteen hundred and seventy-seven.
(Sgd.) FERDINAND E. MARCOS
President of the Philippines
By the President: (Sgd.) ) JUAN C. TUVERA Presidential Assistant