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Expanded Senior Citizens Act

Congress of the Philippines, Government of Philippines Country Resources Older Persons General Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans and service standards Philippines 31 December 2003 Legislation/regulation Republic Act No. 9994 elderly care, public health

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An act to maximise the contribution of senior citizens to nation building, grant benefits and special privileges and for other purposes.

This sets out the legal basis for the governments ideal of active ageing where senior citizens remain active members of society.

This act has been recently Amended in 2010.

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