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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. 1987 constitution of the philippines (article xi) accountability of public officers attachment, size pdf icon artxi1987_philippineconstitutionpdf, 1142 kb. 1987 constitution of the republic of the philippines preamble we, the sovereign filipino people, imploring the aid of almighty god, in order to.
Sub committee 1: salient features of the proposed federal constitution of the philippines from the review of articles vi, vii and x of the 1987. It must be remembered that the 24 senators first elected under the 1987 constitution on may 2, 1987 served only for five years ending on june 30, 1992 of the. Amendments for 144 days the 1987 constitution and concom proposed constitution federal philippines concom draft 1987 constitution.
The constitution of the philippines is the constitution or supreme law of the republic of the philippines its final. The current constitution is the 1987 constitution which came into force on february 11, 1987 it was approved by the 1986 constitutional. The constitution in the basis of all law to understand philippine law, whether as a lawyer, policeman, politician, or even a regular citizen needs knowledge of. History of philippine constitutions - free download as word doc (doc / docx), pdf file (pdf), text file (txt) or read online for free.
Therefore, a nation which treats its constitution both as a foundational the 1987 constitution is the utmost symbol of philippine statehood. Kami, ang nakapangyayaring sambayanang pilipino, na humihingi ng tulong sa makapangyarihang diyos, upang bumuo ng isang makatarungan at makataong. We track the proposed revisions to the 1987 constitution, based on draft manila, philippines - more than 3 decades since its ratification, the. The national territory comprises the philippine archipelago, with all the islands and waters embraced therein, and all other territories over which.
The asia-pacific bar association will host revisiting the 1987 constitution of the philippines: the 1st national forum and public consultation. What became known as the malolos congress was convened on september 15, 1898 and the first philippine constitution, called the malolos constitution, was. The 'almighty god' in the 1987 constitution is not just an 'entity' mentioned in a piece of paper, but a reality that runs in the veins of the country.