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Bonayon, Chelsy Garado, Laila Angelika Guevarra, Wendell Manguiat, Althea GED101 – A4 – GROUP 5 Exercise 4.2.1 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 According to Title II, Article 4 the Government of the Republic is to be popular, representative, alternative and responsible, and shall exercise three distinct powers: namely, the legislative, the executive, and the judicial. Provided the legal basis of the Commonwealth Government. It featured an executive, a unicameral National Assembly, and a Supreme Court, all composed entirely of Filipinos, as well as an elected Resident Commissioner to the United States House of Representatives Promulgated after Marcos' declaration of martial law, it was supposed to introduce a parliamentary government. Legislative power was vested in a unicameral National Assembly whose members were elected for six-year terms. Established a representative democracy with power divided among three separate and independent branches of government: the Executive, a bicameral Legislature, and the Judiciary. Provisions on Civil Liberties Article 20. Neither shall any Filipino be deprived: 1. 1. Of the right to freely express his ideas or opinions, orally or in writing, through the use of the press or other similar means.

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