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GED103 – A57 January 10, 2020 Prof. Nestor Asuncion The Constitution of the Philippines and its Implications to Development (Exercise 4.2.1 – Comparative Politics) Instructions: Compare the salient provisions of the different constitutions of the Philippines. Write N/A if the category does not apply. CATEGORY MALOLOS CONSTITUTION 1935 CONSTITUTIO N 1973 CONSTITUTIO N 1987 CONSTITUTIO N Form of Government and Separation of Powers The Government of the Republic is popular, representative, alternative, and responsible, and shall exercise three distinct powers: the legislative, the executive, and the judicial. Any two or more of these three powers shall never be united in one person or cooperation, nor the legislative power vested in one single individual. The Philippines is a republican state. Sovereignty resides in the people and all government authority emanates from them. The Legislative power shall be vested in a Congress of the Philippines, which shall consist of a Senate and a House of Representatives. The Senate shall be composed of twenty-four Senators while the House of Representatives shall be composed of not more than one hundred and twenty Members. The Philippines is a republican state. Sovereignty resides in the people and all governmental authority emanates from them. he State shall guarantee and promote the autonomy of local government units, especially the [barangays ], to ensure their fullest development as self-reliant

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