House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez believes that the proposed marriage dissolution act would really end result to a stronger bond between married within the nation.
“So kapag nandito tong batas nato I think this will make the marriage stronger. Because both partners will now see to it that the partner is happy,” Alvarez stated in a press convention Monday (July 24), minutes after main the opening of the second common session of the 17th Congress.
Under the marriage dissolution invoice, Alvarez stated that an sad couple can mutually file earlier than court docket a petition to dissolve their marriage. He famous that an individual may also file for dissolution unilaterally, however sans the difficulties of divorce which doesn’t exist within the Philippines.
The implication of the measure is that married will endeavor to attain happiness with one another, or else one in every of them would possibly search to finish the marriage.
“Kasi ang karamihan na nangyayari ay yung isang celebration, pinapasaya yung isang celebration pero yung kabilang celebration naman parang detached doon sa marriage, kung anu-ano ang ginagawa.
“Kawawa din yung kabilang party na hindi na siya masaya, yung isa na lang ang masaya, tuloy parin ang marriage,” Alvarez stated in justifying the measure.
He claimed marriage might be declared void in as fast as in the future in instances of a joint petition between two sad folks.
Asked why he isn’t pushing for a straight up native divorce legislation, the Speaker stated: “Masyado masalimuot yun at ayoko kumopya sa batas ng ibang bansa.”
“Kung pwede naman natin gawin yung batas dito base sa ating kultura ay gawin natin yun,” he added.