The Constitution of the Philippines ( Filipino: Saligang Batas ng Pilipinas or Konstitusyon ng Pilipinas, Spanish: Constitución de la República de Filipinas) is the constitution or supreme law of the Republic of the Philippines. Its final draft was completed by the Constitutional Commission on October 12, 1986 and was ratified by a nationwide plebiscite on February 2, 1987.
The Constitution of the Philippines (Filipino: Saligang Batas ng Pilipinas or Konstitusyon ng Pilipinas) is the constitution or supreme law of the Republic of the Philippines.
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Constitutionality of the 1987 Philippine constitution. WHETHER OR NOT THE 1987 PHILIPPINE CONSTITUTION CONSTITUTIONAL. Couched in a legal issue, this commentary is a discourse on the technical significance of Section 8, Article XIV of the 1987 Philippine Constitution which provides as follows:
The Philippine constitution provides for the promotion of Spanish and Arabic on a voluntary and optional basis. Spanish, which was widely used as a lingua franca in the late nineteenth century, has since declined greatly in use,  although Spanish loanwords are still present today in Philippine languages,   while Arabic is mainly ...
The 1935 constitution specifies Philippines as the country's short form name and uses Philippine Islands only to refer to pre-1935 status and institutions. Under the previous regime, known most formally as the Territory of the Philippine Islands, both terms had official status.
The government of the Philippines (Filipino: Pamahalaan ng Pilipinas) is the national government of the Philippines.It is governed as a unitary state under a presidential representative and democratic and a constitutional republic where the President functions as both the head of state and the head of government of the country within a pluriform multi-party system.
A constitutional plebiscite was held in the Philippines on 2 February 1987. The plebiscite is pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 3 which was issued on 25 March 1986 by President Corazon Aquino. It abolished the Office of the Prime Minister and the Regular Batasang Pambansa. Multi-party elections were held accordingly in 1987.
Congress of the Philippines (Filipino: Kongreso ng Pilipinas) is the national legislature of the Philippines.It is a bicameral body consisting of the Senate (upper chamber), and the House of Representatives (lower chamber), although colloquially, the term "Congress" commonly refers to just the latter.
The 1935 Constitution of the Philippines established the position of vice president, and may be appointed by the president to a cabinet position. The first person elected to the position of vice president under the constitution was Sergio Osmeña.
equality, and peace, do ordain and promulgate this Constitution. ARTICLE I: NATIONAL TERRITORY 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,