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Unformatted text preview: ry Dual Allegiance Refers to the situation where a person simultaneously owes, by some positive act, loyalty totwo or more States. Result of an individual’s volition and is prohibited by the Constitution. Q: What is the effect of re‐acquisition of citizenship on civil and political rights? A: Those who retain or re‐acquire Philippine citizenship shall enjoy full civil and political rights subject to the following conditions: 1. Right to vote: must meet the requirements of Section 1, Article V of the Constitution, and of Republic Act No. 9189 (The Overseas Absentee Voting Act of 2003) and other existing laws; 2. Elective Public Office: i. Possess qualification for holding such public office as required by the Constitution and existing laws ii. Make a personal and sworn renunciation of any and all foreign citizenship before any public officer authorized to administer an oath, at the time of the filing of the certificate of candidacy. iii. Appointive Public Office ‐ subscribe and swear to an oath of allegiance to the Republic of the Philippines and its duly constituted authorities prior to their assumption of 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. CITIZENSHIP office: Provided, That they renounce their oath of allegiance to the country where they took that oath; Note: That right to vote or be elected or appointed to any public office in the Philippines cannot be exercised by, or extended to, those who: a. are candidates for or are occupying any public office in the country of which they are naturalize...
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