The Twelfth Congress of the Philippines (Filipino: Ikalabindalawang Kongreso ng Pilipinas) was the national Lower House of the legislature of the Republic of the Philippines, composed of the Senate of the Philippines and House of Representatives of the Philippines.
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- ARTICLE I National Territory.
- ARTICLE II Declaration of Principles and State Policies.
- ARTICLE III Bill of Rights.
The Congress shall, upon recommendation of the economic and planning agency, when the national interest dictates, reserve to citizens of the Philippines or to corporations or associations at least sixty per centum of whose capital is owned by such citizens, or such higher percentage as Congress may prescribe, certain areas of investments.
But in 1940, through an amendment to the 1935 Constitution, a bicameral Congress of the Philippines consisting of a House of Representatives and a Senate was created. Those elected in 1941 would not serve until 1945, as World War II erupted. The invading Japanese set up the Second Philippine Republic and convened its own National Assembly. With ...
The present Constitution of the Philippines: Approved by the 1986 Constitutional Commission on October 12, 1986, the 1987 Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines was presented to President Corazon C. Aquino on October 15, 1986. It was ratified on February 2, 1987 by a plebiscite. It was proclaimed in force on February 11, 1987.
Chapter 12- The Philippine Constitution Constitution Basic principles and law of a nation, state or social group that determine the power and duties of government and guarantee rights to the people Written instrument embodying rules of political or social organization
Feb 11, 2019 · According to Section 1 of Article VI of the 1987 Philippine Constitution: “The legislative power shall be vested in the Congress of the Philippines which shall consist of a Senate and a House of...
Section 12. In case of serious illness of the President, the public shall be informed of the state of his health. The members of the Cabinet in charge of national security and foreign relations and the Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, shall not be denied access to the President during such illness. SEKSYON 12.
Aug 02, 2014 · The Congress of the Philippines is said to be bicameral because it consists of two houses: the House of Representatives, which is concerned with local issues, and the Senate, which is concerned with national issues. These two are co-equal branches and their primary function is law-making. 2. The Senate.