Constitution of the Philippines

Social Justice and Human Rights – Philippine Constitution

ARTICLE XIII Social Justice and Human Rights SECTION 1. The Congress shall give highest priority to the enactment of measures that protect and enhance the right of all the people to human dignity, reduce social, economic, and political inequalities, and remove cultural inequities by equitably diffusing wealth and political power for the common good. To …

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Amendments or Revisions – The Philippine Constitution

ARTICLE XVII Amendments or Revisions SECTION 1. Any amendment to, or revision of, this Constitution may be proposed by: (1) The Congress, upon a vote of three-fourths of all its Members; or (2) A constitutional convention. SECTION 2. Amendments to this Constitution may likewise be directly proposed by the people through initiative upon a petition …

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One of the Essential Requisites of the Equal Protection Clause is Violated by Par. 2 of Art. 26 of the Family Code of the Philippines – UtakPinoy.Com

Paragraph 2 of Article 26 violates one of the essential requisites of the equal protection clause. Particularly, the limitation of the provision only to a foreign divorce decree initiated by the alien spouse is unreasonable as it is based on superficial, arbitrary, and whimsical classification. A Filipino who is married to another Filipino is not …

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