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Unformatted text preview: ns by which the policy shall be carried into effect: 1. Article II on "Declaration of Principles and State Policies" 2. Article XIII on "Social Justice and Human Rights," 3. Article XIV on "Education Science and Technology, Arts, Culture end Sports" (Manila Prince Hotel v. GSIS, G.R. 122156, Feb. 3, 1997) 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. GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS B. GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS NATIONAL TERRITORY Q: What is Territory? A: Territory is the fixed portion of the surface of the Earth inhabited by the people of the State. As an element of a State, it is an area over which a state has effective control. Q: What comprises the Philippine territory? A: 1. The Philippine archipelago – that body of water studded with islands which is delineated in the Treaty of Paris, as amended by the Treaty of Washington and the Treaty with Great Britain. CONSISTS OF a. Terrestrial b. Fluvial c. Aerial Domains INCLUDING ITS a.
e. Territorial Sea Seabed Subsoil Insular shelves Other Submarine areas 2. All other territories over which the Philippines has sovereignty or jurisdiction – includes any territory that presently belongs or might in the future belong to the Philippines through any of the accepted international modes of acquiring territory. Q: What are the components of our National Territory? A: 1. Terrestrial Domain 2. Maritime Domain 3. Aerial Domain Note: R.A. 9522 which was approved by President Arroyo on March 10, 2009 amended certain provisions of R.A. 3046, as amended by R.A. 5446 and defined the archipelagic bas...
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