• constitution
    1. Constitution of the Philippines(1973) 2. 1973 Constitution of the Philippines The Constitution of the Philippines ( Saligang Batas ng Pilipinas in Filipino) is the supreme law of the Philippines. The 1973 Constitution , composed of a preamble and 17 articles, provides for the shift from presidential...
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  • Political Law Reviewer
    and administrative law. b. Deals with the organization and operation of government Constitutional provisions on the various departments including Articles VI (Legislative), VII (Executive), VIII (Judiciary), IX (Constitutional Commissions), X (Local Government) Laws on public administration including...
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  • Death Penalty
    The Philippine Experience in ‘Abolishing’ the Death Penalty1 Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines January 2007 This paper seeks to trace the history of the imposition of the death penalty and revisit the events that transpired leading up to the ‘prohibition of the imposition of death penalty’...
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  • Death Penalty
    Death Penalty in the Philippines Santos Lamban, PAHRA The Philippines was the first Asian country that abolished the death penalty in 1987 . But six yearsafter it has reimposed the death penalty, the Philippines has overtaken its Asian neighbors and hasthe most number of death convicts.Within less...
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  • freedom of religion
    the flag is devoid of religious significance and it doesn’t involve any religious ceremony. The freedom of religious belief guaranteed by the Constitution does not mean exception from non-discriminatory laws like the saluting of flag and singing national anthem. This exemption disrupts school discipline...
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  • case on political law
    Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila EN BANC   BAR MATTER No. 914 October 1, 1999 RE: APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION TO THE PHILIPPINE BAR, vs. VICENTE D. CHING, applicant. R E S O L U T I O N   KAPUNAN, J.: Can a legitimate child born under the 1935 Constitution of a Filipino mother...
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  • Cmfp
    CMFP Draft Constitution 1 CMFP DRAFT CONSTITUTION FOR A FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES WITH A PARLIAMENTARY GOVERNMENT by Citizensí Movement for a Federal Philippines (CMFP) {Revised February 14, 2005} Edited by Jose V. Abueva, Chairman CMFP Advisory Committee Editorís...
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  • K-12
    drastic changes . The goals of education universal. Hence, everyone should have a common national purpose in education. Education in the Philippines has been subjected to many reforms and changes to meet the increasing demands of the society .2 All the citizens must be fully equipped to be able...
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  • The Special Economic Zone Act of 1995: How Special Is It?
    legal framework and mechanisms for the creation, operation, administration, and coordination of special economic zones in the Philippines, creating for this purpose, the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA), and for other purposes,” took effect on the very day President Fidel Valdez Ramos imprinted...
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  • Bec Goals
    the 2002 BEC was based on a 16-year study (starting in 1986). Implementation of RBEC was based on Executive Order No. 46, which in turn was based on recommendations of the Philippine Commission on Educational Reforms (PCER), created on Dec. 7, 1998. The actual implementing guidelines were found in...
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  • Suffrage
     Switzerland permits initiatives at all levels of government whereas the United States does not offer initiatives at the federal level or in many states. That new constitutions must be approved by referendum is considered natural law.[citation needed] Citizens become eligible to vote after reaching the voting age, which...
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  • Sanlakas vs. Executive Secretary Angelo Reyes G.R. No. 159085. February 3, 2004
    Forces of the Philippines (AFP) stormed into the Oakwood Premiere apartments in Makati City in the wee hours of July 27, 2003.  Bewailing the corruption in the AFP, the soldiers demanded, among other things, the resignation of the President, the Secretary of Defense and the Chief of the Philippine National...
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  • Social Issue
    Home | Sitemap | Questions, Comments ------------------------------------------------- Social and political movements in the Philippines Collection ------------------------------------------------- History ------------------------------------------------- Content ------------------------------------------------- ...
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  • Graft and Corruption
    PARTICIPANTS’ PAPERS GRAFT AND CORRUPTION: THE PHILIPPINE EXPERIENCE Nelson Nogot Moratalla* I. INTRODUCTION This paper will present a condensed report on graft and corruption in the Philippines. Information was compiled by the author from documents, articles, newspaper clippings and other data gathered...
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  • Erap vs Sandiganbayan
        Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila EN BANC         JOSEPH E. ESTRADA,                        Petitioner, G. R. Nos. 146710-15 March 2, 2001                             -versus-    ANIANO DESIERTO, in his capacity as Ombudsman, RAMON GONZALES, VOLUNTEERS AGAINST CRIME...
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  • Comparative Analysis of the Family Code and Code of Muslim Personal Laws on Marriage, Legal Separation and Islamic Divorce in the Philippines
    Separation and Islamic Divorce in the Philippines Andres C. Soguilon Juris Doctor-1 UNIVERSITY OF CEBU COLLEGE OF LAW Comparative Analysis of the Family Code and Code of Muslim Personal Laws on Marriage, Legal Separation and Islamic Divorce in the Philippines Abstract This paper is a comparison...
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  • Blahblah
    Article XVI: General Provisions (The 1987 Constitution of the Republic of the Philippine) http://www.kapitbisig.com/philippines/the-1987-constitution-of-the-republic-of-the-philippines-article-xvi-general-provisions-the-1987-constitution-of-the-republic-of-the-philippines_718.html/page/0/1 section...
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  • Government and Law
    which in turn modify or even prescribe economic conditions. 4 Philosophy – These concepts are the underlying forces in the framing of the constitution and laws called ethics, when it contemplates the moral background of proposed changes in social legislation. 5 Psychology – The study of the...
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  • Graft and Corruption
    A. INTRODUCTION In 1988, graft and corruption in the Philippines was considered as the "biggest problem of all" by Jaime Cardinal Sin, the Archbishop of Manila. Then President Corazon C. Aquino likewise despaired that corruption has returned. In 1989, public perception was that "corrupt government officials...
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  • Butu
    CHAIRPERSON OF THE COMMISSION ON ELECTIONS, RESPONDENT. DECISION CRUZ, J.: The petitioner is challenging the designation by the President of the Philippines of Associate Commissioner Haydee B. Yorac as Acting Chairman of the Commission on Elections, in place of Chairman Hilario B. Davide, who had been...
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