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Exercise 4.2.1 Comparative Politics Group Members: Cabamongan, Emmanuel Fabiosa, Tyrone Mapue, Iris Paula Medallo, Daniel-Day Section: OL164 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 was democratic with 3 branches, the executive, legislative, and judicial. It called for the separation of Church and State. Government was unitary rather than federal, local government s being subject to general supervision by the president, and the president could declare an emergency and temporarily exercise near- dictatorial power. According to article VIII, section 2, “ The Batasang Pambansa which shall be composed of not more than 200 Members unless otherwise provided by law, shall include representatives elected from the different regions of the Philippines, those elected or selected from various sectors as may be provided by law, and those chosen by the President from the members of The government has established a representative democracy with power divided among three separate and independent branches of government: the Executive, a bicameral Legislature, and the Judiciary.
the Cabinet. Provisions on Civil Liberties According to the Article 3, the sovereignty resides exclusively in the Filipino citizen. The Supreme Legislator aid to establish justice and provide liberty to the Filipino people.

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