ARTICLE+VII

To theremustbeaninvasionorrebellion

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Unformatted text preview: xecuted. CONTROL POWER CONTROL POWER – President may alter or modify or set aside actions of subordinate officers. He has also the power to supervise, investigate, suspend or remove erring officers. Military Power Military SECTION 18. The President shall be the Commander­in­Chief of all armed forces of the Philippines and whenever it becomes necessary, he may call out such armed forces to prevent or suppress lawless violence, invasion or rebellion…. he may, suspend the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus or place the Philippines or any part thereof under martial law. Restrictions on the President’s power to declare Martial Law. to There must be an invasion or rebellion The duration shall not exceed 60 days The President must submit a report to Congress within 48 hours after the declaration The declaration may be revoked by Congress The Supreme Court may inquire into the sufficiency of the factual basis of the proclamation Pardoning Power Pardoning SECTION 19. … the President may grant reprieves, commutations and pardons … He shall also have the po...
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This note was uploaded on 08/11/2013 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Johndoe during the One '08 term at Deakin.

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