Constitution ‘silent’ on number of times martial law may be extended – SC

Constitution ‘silent’ on number of times martial law may be extended – SC

In affirming Congress’ power to extend and determine the period of martial law and the suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus, the Supreme Court (SC) said on Tuesday that there is no limit on how many times or how long such a proclamation can be extended.

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Koko says plebiscite may take place ahead of midterm polls

Koko says plebiscite may take place ahead of midterm polls

Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III said on Thursday a plebiscite might take place even before the May 2019 midterm elections should Congress agree quickly on the shift to a federal form of government and other proposed amendments to the 1987 Constitution.

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Congress must choose viable solution to proceed with Cha-cha—Nene Pimentel

Congress must choose viable solution to proceed with Cha-cha—Nene Pimentel

Congress should do away with the mode of Constituent Assembly (Con-ass) in revising the 1987 Constitution should “majority” of the people oppose it, former Senate President Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel Jr. said on Thursday.

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