Philippine Constitution

Topics: President of the United States, United States Congress, Supreme Court of the United States Pages: 3 (758 words) Published: December 17, 2012
Qualifications|
President| Vice President|
* At least 40 years old and above * A registered voter * Single or married * Able to read and write * Male or female * Filipino citizen by birth * A resident of the Philippines for at least 10 years immediately preceding election.| * At least 40 years old and above * A registered voter * Single or married * Able to read and write * Male or female * Filipino citizen by birth * A resident of the Philippines for at least 10 years immediately preceding election.| Disqualifications|

President| Vice President|
* A person who has already been elected to the Office of President * No person who has succeeded as President and has served as such for more than four years shall be qualified for election to the same office at any time.| * No Vice-President shall serve for more than two consecutive terms. * Voluntary renunciation of the office for any length of time shall not be considered as an interruption in the continuity of the service for the full term for which he was elected.| Powers|

President| Vice President|
* Executive power * Judicial power * Pardons persons convicted of criminal offenses except those who has been found guilty in an impeachment case * Military powers * Commander-in-chief of all armed forces of the Philippines * May call armed forces to prevent or suppress lawless violence, invasion or rebellion. * may suspend the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus * May place the Philippines or any part under martial law in case of invasion or rebellion when the public safety requires it. * Legislative powers * Call congress to a special session * Approve and veto bills passed by congress * Prepare the national budget and submit it to congress * Address the congress at the opening of its regular session during which he may recommend new measures or laws. * Power of appointment * The...
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