In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall be presumed innocent until the contrary is proved, and shall enjoy the right to be heard by himself and counsel, to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation against him, to have a speedy, impartial, and public trial, to meet the witnesses face to face, and to have compulsory process to secure the attendance of witnesses and the production of evidence in his behalf.
Taking private property for private use. And to emphasize the peoples role in our governmental and societal affairs, the New Constitution recognizes and promotes people organizations.
The incumbent Members of the Civil Service Commission, the Commission on Elections, and the Commission on Audit shall continue in office for one year after the ratification of this Constitution, unless they are sooner removed for cause or become incapacitated to discharge the duties of their office or appointed to a new term there under.
If he can give security he shall be discharged; if he cannot give security his deposition shall be taken by some judge of the supreme, district or county court, at the earliest time he can attend, at some convenient place by him appointed for that purpose, of which time and place the accused and the attorney prosecuting for the people shall have reasonable notice.
Any evidence obtained in violation of this or the preceding section shall be inadmissible for any purpose in any proceeding. The privilege of the writ of habeas corpus shall never be suspended, unless when in case of rebellion or invasion, the public safety may require it.
Article 5 of the Constitution Article 5 says that the only way the Constitution can be changed is by adding an amendment. Career civil service employees separated from the service not for cause but as a result of the reorganization pursuant to Proclamation No.
Bereft of the civil protection, clerics were at their most vulnerable. Popular discontent ensued, leading to the Philippine Revolution some twenty years later.
Such powers could allow Duterte to stay in power indefinitely, just as late strongman Ferdinand Marcos did, a separate constitutional expert said.
The provision also directs the State to promote their rights within the framework of national unity and development. This article appeared in the South China Morning Post print edition as: Equality of the sexes.
Religious freedom is seen as a substantive right and not merely a privilege against discriminatory legislation. There were heated discussions on the provision on state and religion.
The enumeration in this constitution of certain rights shall not be construed to deny, impair or disparage others retained by the people. If the person cannot afford the services of counsel, he must be provided with one. At the earliest possible time, the Government shall expropriate idle or abandoned lands as may be defined by law, for distribution to the beneficiaries of the agrarian reform program.
The sequestration or freeze order is deemed automatically lifted if no judicial action or proceeding is commenced as herein provided. Until otherwise provided by law, English and Spanish shall continue as official languages. Private property shall not be taken for private use unless by consent of the owner, except for private ways of necessity, and except for reservoirs, drains, flumes or ditches on or across the lands of others, for agricultural, mining, milling, domestic or sanitary purposes.
The right of trial by jury shall remain inviolate in criminal cases; but a jury in civil cases in all courts, or in criminal cases in courts not of record, may consist of less than twelve persons, as may be prescribed by law.
Until a law is passed, the President may fill by appointment from a list of nominees by the respective sectors the seats reserved for sectoral representation in paragraph 2Section 5 of Article VI of this Constitution.
Together, these articles are the foundation for how the United States government is organized.All content is in the public domain unless otherwise stated.
Website is maintained by the COMELEC Information Technology Department since 17 May Section 2 9. Adoption of the generally accepted principles of international law as part of the country’s own law.
When international usage to be applied A treaty has force of a statute Constitution prevails over a treaty Section 2 (2) The provisions of this section shall not apply to annexations to the city and county of Denver, to the extent that such annexations are governed by other provisions of the constitution.
(3) The general assembly may provide by law for procedures necessary to implement this section. Nov 29, · Somehow Article II, Sections 2 of the Philippine Constitution allow the Philippine government from the waging of a defensive war, the Constitution also allows the President to declare a state of war with the concurrence of Congress (Article VI, Section 23 of the Philippine Constitution), which means in times of war we are just allowed to defend ourselves from foreign aggression, hostility, and.
Jan 04, · Executive Department Section 1. The executive power shall be vested in the President of the Philippines. Section 2.
No person may be elected President unless he is a natural-born citizen of the Philippines, a registered voter, able to read and write, at. The Constitution is made of the Preamble and seven different articles. Together, these articles are the foundation for how the United States government is organized.
The Articles of the Constitution also explain how the federal government interacts with the citizens, states, and people of the country.Download