section 1 article xvii of the constitution provides

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Unformatted text preview: lection by the people. (Bernas Primer, 2006 Edition) 2. 3. Note: The essence of republicanism is representation and renovation, the selection by the citizenry of a corps of public functionaries who derive their mandate from the people and act on their behalf, serving for a limited period only, after which they are replaced or retained at the option of their principal. Q: What is the State policy regarding war? A: The State renounces war as an instrument of national policy. (Sec. 2, Art. II, 1987 Constitution) Q: Does the Philippines renounce defensive war? A. No, because it is duty bound to defend its citizens. Under the Constitution, the prime duty of the government is to serve and protect the people. Note: The Philippines renounces war as an instrument of national policy, adopts the generally accepted principles of international law as part of the law of the land and adheres to the policy of peace, equality, justice, freedom, cooperation, and amity with all nations. (Section 2, Article II, 1987 Constitution) Q: What are the policies of the State on the following? 1. Working men 2. Ecology 3. They symbols of statehood 4. Cultural minorities 5. Science and Technology A: 1. Section 14, Article XIII of the Constitution provides: "The State shall protect working 10 4. women by providing safe and healthful working conditions, taking into account their maternal functions, and such facilities and opportunities that will enhance their welfare and enable them to realize their full potential in the service of the nation." Section 16, Article II of the Constitution provides: The State shall protect and advance the right of the people and their posterity to a balanced and healthful ECOLOGY in accord with the rhythm and harmony of nature." Section 1, Article XVII of the Constitution provides: "The Flag of the Philippines shall be red, white, and blue, with a sun and three stars, as consecrated and honored by the people and recognized by law." Section 2, Article XVI of the Constitution states: “The Congress may by law, adopt a new name fo...
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