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Unformatted text preview: , July 25, 1990) Q: What are the specific powers of the President? A: He is the repository of all executive power, such as: 1. Appointing power (Sec. 16, Art. VII) 2. Power of control over all executive departments, bureaus and offices (Sec. 17, Art. VII) 3. Commander‐in‐Chief powers (calling‐
out power, power to place the Philippines under martial law, and power to suspend the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus) (Sec. 18, Art. VII) 4. Pardoning power (Sec. 19, Art. VII) 5. Borrowing power (Sec. 20, Art. VII) 6. Diplomatic/Treaty‐making power (Sec. 21, Art. VII) 7. Budgetary power (Sec. 22, Art. VII) 8. Informing power (Sec. 23, Art. VII) 9. Veto power (Sec. 27, Art. VI) 10. Power of general supervision over local governments (Sec. 4, Art. X) 11. Power to call special session (Sec. 15, Art. VI) Q: Is the power of the President limited only to such specific powers enumerated in the Constitution? A: No. The powers of the President cannot be said to be limited only to the specific power enumerated in the Constitution. Executive power is more than the sum of specific powers so POLITICAL LAW TEAM: ADVISER: ATTY. EDWIN REY SANDOVAL; SUBJECT HEAD: RACHEL MARIE L. FELICES; ASST. SUBJECT HEADS: WIVINO E. BRACERO II & HERAZEUS CHRISTINE Y. UY; MEMBERS: LAWRENCE PAULO H. AQUINO, LEANDRO RODEL V. ATIENZA, MARINETH EASTER AN D. AYOS, CARLO R. BALA, WILFREDO T. BONILLA, JR., KEEL ACHERNAR R. DINOY, APRIL V. ENRILE, KENNETH JAMES CARLO C. HIZON, JOSE MARIA G. MENDOZA, ROGER CHRISTOPHER R. REYES, ROMILINDA C. SIBAL, JASMIN M. SISON, ZARAH PATRICIA T. SUAREZ, RALPH JULIOUS L. VILLAMOR. EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT enumerated. The framers did not intend that by enumerating the powers of the President he shall exercise those powers and no other. Whatever power inherent in the government that is neither legislative nor judicial has to be executive. These unstated residual powers are implied from the grant of executive power and which are necessary for the President to comply with his duties under he Constitution. (Marcos v. Manglapus, G.R. No. 88211, Oct. 27, 1989). Q: What is administrative power? duties on a perso...
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