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Group 10 /A16 January 11, 2020 De Guzman, Garcia M., Garcia P., Labrador, Tameta GED 103 Readings in the Philippine History Exercise 4.2.1 (Page 221) 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 Constitution 1973 Constitution 1987 Constitution Form of Government and Separation of Powers The government is representative, responsible and alternative. The power of the state was divided into three distinct branches; the executive, the legislative and the judicial. The legislative power is handled by the Assembly of the Representatives of the Nations. The Executive Power is exercised by the President of the Philippines through his Department Secretaries. The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court shall be chosen by the National Assembly, President of the Republic, and The government is still divided into three distinct branches. The Legislative power is vested to the Congress of the Philippines which is composed by twenty-four senators of the Senate and House of Representatives. The executive power is still vested to the President of the Philippines. The Judicial Power is still vested to the Court. The congress now has the power over various courts but still not with the Supreme Court. The Government is a republican and parliamentary state. Its power is still divided into three branches but many changes have been implemented. The Legislative power is now vested to the National Assembly which are composed of the appointed members from different provinces, districts and cities. Unlike in the Malolos Constitution and the 1935 constitution, the Executive Power is now vested to the Prime Minister with the assistance of his The Government is now a democratic and republican state. It is also stated that the separation of the Church and the State is unbreakable. The power of the government is still divided into three distinct branches. The Legislative power is now back to the Congress of the Philippines which is composed of Senate and House of Representatives. The Executive power is vested again to the President of the Philippines.

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