The Constitution of the Philippines (Filipino: Saligang Batas ng Pilipinas) is the supreme law of thePhilippines. The Constitution currently in effect was enacted in 1987, during the administration ofPresident Corazon Aquino, and is popularly known as the "1987 Constitution". Philippine...
1987 Philippine Constitution, Article III, Section 6
The liberty of abode and of changing the same within the limits prescribed by law shall not be impaired except upon lawful order of the court. Neither shall the right to travel be impaired except in the interest of national security, public saf...
I see that Article 1 talks about the Philippines right over their sovereignty. This includes the law enforcements that the country shall use as a medium of defense against other countries who are claiming that they own some of the Philippine territorial lands. Some...
FOURTEENTH CONGRESS OF THE REPUBLIC) OF THE PHILIPPINES First Regular Session SENATE S. B.No. - 332 Introduced by Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago
EXPLANATORY NOTE The Constitution, Article 11, Section 25, provides: The State shall ensure the autonomy of local governments.
A local government unit...
Bill of rights - declaration and enumeration of a person’s right and privileges which the Constitution
is designed to protect against violations
Basis: social importance accorded to the individual in a democratic or republican state
Classes of rights
1) Natural rights –...
Section 1 - Legislative power is the power to make laws
Congress is divided into two parts called houses. One house is the
Senate (upper house) and the other is the house of representatives (lower
Clause 1 Representatives are...
You cannot be deprived of your life, liberty or property without any reason on their part and without giving an explanation or right be heard on your part on why you should not be deprive of your life, liberty or property. As regards to equal protection of the laws, it means the...
The national territory comprises the Philippine archipelago, with all the islands and waters embraced therein, and all other territories over which the Philippines has sovereignty or jurisdiction, consisting of its terrestrial, fluvial and aerial domains, including i...
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/ E...
It is the systematic study of the state & government
The word political came from the Greek word
“polis” meaning city equivalent to a sovereign state
It is the basic knowledge & understanding of the state & the principles & ideas which underlie its organization...
552 TEXTBOOK ON THE PHILIPPINE CONSTITUTION Sec. 10
Regulation of Foreign Investment.
(1) Sources of investments. – Generally, they are: domestic savings, government expenditures, grants, local and foreign investments, and foreign loans. Investment is expenditure. In economics, it is also c...
* María Corazon Sumulong "Cory" Cojuangco-Aquino (January 25, 1933 – August 1, 2009) was a Filipino politician who served as the 11th President of the Philippines, the first woman to hold that office, and the first female president in Asia. Regarded as "The Mother of Philippine...
EDUCATION, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, ARTS, CULTURE AND SPORTS
Section 1. The State shall protect and promote the right of all citizens to quality education at all levels, and shall take appropriate steps to make such education accessible to all.
Section 2. The State shall:...
Politics and Governance with Philippine Constitution
Article I - National Territory
SECTION 1. The national territory comprises the Philippine archipelago, with all the islands and waters embraced therein, and all other territories over which the Philippines has sovere...
Reaction Paper about Philippine Constitution
Being a Filipino, It is important for me to express what I feel and need to see in our country and I also wanted my voice to be heard in terms of political and economical issues. It would be nice to live freely and practice sovereignty in your...
Republic of the Philippines
G.R. No. L-61016 April 26, 1983
IN THE MATTER OF THE PETITION FOR HABEAS CORPUS OF HORACIO R. MORALES, JR., petitioner,
MINISTER JUAN PONCE ENRILE, GEN. FABIAN C. VER and COL. GALILEO KINTANAR, respondents.
G.R. No. L-61107 April...
The Philippine economy has grown by about 5 percent a year on average over the last ten years, significantly higher than in the previous two decades. Yet the number of people living below the poverty line has actually increased. What does the administration of President Benigno “Nonoy” Aquino II...
Was the Constitution Created to Protect People?
Throughout the world, democracy seems to be a popular form of government because in this type of government, the people have power to decide on the decisions that affect them. After the Shays’ Rebellion, the Articl...
A STUDY ON THE EFFECTIVITY OF THE PHILIPPINE PRISON SYSTEM
B. ALB IS, JR. F. 11ADRONA ALICE P. 11ARINO LEONIDES S. RESPICIO
To the builders of this nightmare Though you may never get to read these words I pity you; For the cruelty of your minds have designed the bel!; If men...
Fraud Cases: Violations of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
In July 2002 the Sarbanes-Oxley Act was passed by the U.S. Senate by a vote of 98 to 0. The bipartisan support for the legislation emanated directly from the investing public’s lack of tolerance for finan...