Comparatie History of Philippine Constitution

Only available on StudyMode
  • Download(s) : 1415
  • Published : March 3, 2011
Open Document
Text Preview
COMPARATIVE TABLE OF THE PHILIPPINE CONSTITUTIONS
1899 (Malolos) Constitution 1935 Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines 1973 Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines January 17, 1973

1987 Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines
October 12, 1986

DATE OF APPROVAL/ EFFECTIVITY LANGUAGE USED WHEN PUBLISHED PREAMBLE

1899

May 14, 1935

Spanish

ENGLISH

ENGLISH

ENGLISH

We, the Representatives of the Filipino people, lawfully covened, in order to establish justice, provide for common defense, promote the general welfare, and insure the benefits of liberty, imploring the aid of the Sovereign Legislator of the Universe for the attainment of these ends, have voted, decreed, and sanctioned the following:

The Filipino people, imploring the aid of Divine Providence, in order to establish a government that shall embody their ideals, conserve and develop the patrimony of the nation, promote the general welfare, and secure to themselves and their posterity the blessings of independence under a regime of justice, liberty, and democracy, do ordain and promulgate this Constitution.

We, the sovereign Filipino people, imploring the aid of Divine Providence, in order to establish a government that shall embody our ideals, promote the general welfare, conserve and develop the patrimony of our Nation, and secure to ourselves and our posterity the blessings of democracy under a regime of justice, peace, liberty, and equality, do ordain and promulgate this Constitution.

We, the sovereign Filipino people, imploring the aid of Almighty God, in order to build a just and humane society, and establish a Government that shall embody our ideals and aspirations, promote the common good, conserve and develop our patrimony, and secure to ourselves and our posterity, the blessings of independence and democracy under the rule of law and a regime of truth, justice, freedom, love, equality, and peace, do ordain and promulgate this Constitution.

No.of times being amended

3

7

COMPARATIVE TABLE OF THE ARTICLES OF THE PHILIPPNE CONSTITUTIONS 1899 (Malolos) Constitution [*Article=title Section=article] ARTICLE 1 THE REPUBLIC

1935 Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines

1973 Constitution of 1987 Constitution of the Republic of the the Republic of the Philippines Philippines

National Territory

National Territory

National Territory (No. of Sections=0) Declaration of Principles and State Policies (No. of Sections=28) Bill of Rights (No. of Sections=22) Citizenship (No. of Sections=5)

(No. of article=3)
ARTICLE 2 THE GOVERNMENT

(No. of Sections=1) (No. of Sections=1) Declaration of Principles (No. of sections=5) Declaration of Principles and State Policies (No. of Sections=10)

(No. of article=1)

ARTICLE 3

RELIGION

Bill of Rights

Citizenship (No. of Sections=4) Bill of Rights

(No. of article=1) (No. of Sections=1)
ARTICLE 4 THE FILIPINOS AND THEIR NATIONAL AND INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS

Citizenship

(No. of Sections=2) (No. of Sections=23)

(No. of article=26)
ARTICLE 5 THE LEGISLATIVE POWER

Suffrage (No. of Sections=1)

(No. of article=20)
ARTICLE 6 THE PERMANENT COMMISSION(No.

Duties and Obligations (No. of Sections=1)

Suffrage (No. of Sections=2)

Legislative Dep’t (No. of

Suffrage (No. of Sections=1)

Legislative Dep’t. (No. of Sections=32)

of article=2)

Sections=26)
ARTICLE 7 THE EXECUTIVE POWER(No. of

Executive Dep’t. (No. of Sections=11) Judicial Dep’t. (No. of Sections=13) Impeachment (No. of Sections=4)

President and Vice President (No. of Sections=7) National Assembly (No. of Sections=19)

Executive Dep’t. (No. of Sections=23)

article=2)
ARTICLE 8 THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC(No.

Judicial Dep’t. (No. of Sections=16)

of article=15)
ARTICLE 9 THE SECRETARIES OF GOVERNMENT(No.

Prime Minister and the Cabinet (No. of Sections=16)

Constitutional Commission A)Common Provision B)Civil Service...
tracking img