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Unformatted text preview: ssociation of Philippine Coconut 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. NATIONAL ECONOMY AND PATRIMONY Desiccators v. Philippine Coconut Authrotiy, G.R. No. 110526, February 10, 1998) Q: Does the WTO agreement violate Article II Section 19 of the Constitution? A: No, the WTO agreement does not violate Article II Section 19, nor Sections 19 and 12 of Article XII, because these sections should be read and understood in relation to Sections 1 and 13 of Article XII, which require the pursuit of trade policy that “serves the general welfare and utilizes all forms and arrangements of exchange on the basis of equality and reciprocity.” (Tañada v. Angara, G.R. No. 118295, May 2, 1997) ACADEMICS CHAIR: LESTER JAY ALAN E. FLORES II U N I V E R S I T Y O F S A N T O T O M A S VICE CHAIRS FOR ACADEMICS: KAREN JOY G. SABUGO & JOHN HENRY C. MENDOZA Facultad de Derecho Civil VICE CHAIR FOR ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE: JEANELLE C. LEE VICE CHAIRS FOR LAY‐OUT AND DESIGN: EARL LOUIE M. MASACAYAN & THEENA C. MARTINEZ 223 UST GOLDEN NOTES 2011 N. SOCIAL JUSTICE AND HUMAN RIGHTS Q: What are the goals of social justice under the Constitution? A: 1. Equitable diffusion of wealth and political power for common good; 2. Regulation of acquisition, ownership, use and disposition of property and its increments; and 3. Creation of economic opportunities based on freedom of initiative and self‐ reliance. (Sec. 1 and 2, Art. XIII, 1987 Constitution) a. CONCEPT Q: What is social justice? A: Social justice is “neither c...
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