Congressional Highlights, Volume 3, Issue 1

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Congressional Research and Training Service, 1993 - Philippines

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Page 2 - We, the sovereign Filipino people, imploring the aid of Almighty God, in order to build a just and humane society and establish a Government that shall embody our ideals and aspirations, promote the common good, conserve and develop our patrimony, and secure to ourselves and our posterity the blessings of independence and democracy under the rule of law and a regime of truth, justice, freedom, love, equality, and peace, do ordain and promul-gate this Constitution.
Page 89 - Senate pro tempore, and three members of the House of Representatives, to be designated by the Speaker of the House of Representatives...
Page 61 - Every human being has the inherent right to life. This right shall be protected by law. No one shall be arbitrarily deprived of his life. 2. In countries which have not abolished the death penalty, sentence of death may be imposed only for the most serious crimes in accordance with...
Page 67 - Local government units may group themselves, or consolidate or coordinate their efforts, services, and resources for purposes commonly beneficial to them.
Page 67 - The component cities and municipalities shall retain their basic autonomy and shall be entitled to their own local executives and legislative assemblies. The jurisdiction of the metropolitan authority that will thereby be created shall be limited to basic services requiring coordination.
Page 94 - ... where the employee has been engaged to perform activities which are usually necessary or desirable in the usual business or trade of the employer...
Page 38 - AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled: SECTION 1. Short title. — This Act shall be known as "The Emergency Gold Mining Assistance Act of the Philippines." SEC. 2. Definition of terms. — When used in this Act, the following terms shall, unless the context otherwise indicates, have the following respective meanings: (a) "Gold producer...
Page 59 - Sec. 19. (1) Excessive fines shall not be imposed, nor cruel, degrading or inhuman punishment inflicted. Neither shall death penalty be imposed, unless, for compelling reasons involving heinous crimes, the Congress hereafter provides for it.
Page 94 - Sixty pesos (P60.00) a month for househelpers in Manila, Quezon, Pasay and Caloocan cities and the municipalities of Makati, San Juan, Mandaluyong, Muntinlupa, Navotas, Malabon, Paranaque, Las Pinas.
Page 67 - To establish and operate a transport and traffic center, which shall direct traffic activities; 11. To coordinate and monitor governmental and private activities pertaining to essential services such as transportation, flood control and drainage, water supply and sewerage, social health and environmental services, housing, park development, and others; 12.

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