1. Article 2 (2) - the Republic of the Philippines reserves the right to limit the application of the Convention under sub-paragraph 1 a), to persons who have not attained the age of 18 years;
2. Article 20 (2) - the Republic of the Philippines reserves the right not to recognize and enforce a foreign support decision based on the following grounds:
(i) the creditor was habitually resident in the State of origin at the time proceedings were instituted;
(ii) except in disputes relating to maintenance obligations in respect of children, there has been agreement to the jurisdiction in writing by parties; or
(iii) the decision was made by an authority exercising jurisdiction on a matter of personal status or parental responsibility, unless that jurisdiction was based solely on the nationality of one of the parties;
3. Article 30 (8) - the Republic of the Philippines reserves the right not to recognize and enforce a maintenance agreement; and
4. Article 44 (3) - the Republic of the Philippines objects to the use of the French language for any other communications between Central Authorities.