Tag: Political Law

Martial Law: What It Is and What It Is Not

One of the powers of the President as the Commander-in-Chief is the declaration of Martial Law. This is provided under the 1987 Constitution, precisely at Article VII, Section 18. The President may proclaim over the entire Philippines or any part thereof. The declaration of Martial Law over an area places that particular area under the control

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International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights

Adopted and opened for signature, ratification and accession by General Assembly resolution 2200A (XXI) of 16 December 1966 entry into force 3 January 1976, in accordance with article 27 Preamble The States Parties to the present Covenant, Considering that, in accordance with the principles proclaimed in the Charter of the United Nations, recognition of the

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