ESSENTIAL PARTS OF
A CONSTITUTION
Provisions on government
The part that deal with the
framework of government
and its powers that defines the
electorate.
The part that sets forth
the fundamental rights
of the people and that
imposes on certain limitations
on the powers of thi...
Provisions on Sovereignty
That part pointing out the mode
or procedure for amending
or revising the constitutions
OF GOOD
WRITTEN
QUALITIES
CONSTITUTION
Brief
The major and
most
important
points are
marked and
minor ones
deduced Broad
It must be
comprehensive
in scope and
me...
CONSTITUTION AND STATUTE
Constitution and Statute
Constitution Statute
All other laws must conform
Primarily meet the existing condition
Provides d...
THANK YOU!!
Constitution of the
Philippines
Officially known as the
“1987 Constitution of the Philippines”
Features:
• Reinstitution o...
Parts of the Philippine
constitution
Preamble
• Describes the purpose of the document
and government
Articles
• Establish ...
Preamble
An introductory and expressionary statement
in a document that explains the document's
purpose and underlying phi...
Preamble of the Philippine
Constitution
“We, the sovereign Filipino people, imploring the aid of
Almighty God, in order to...
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Polsc2 5 parts of constitution

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  • 1. ESSENTIAL PARTS OF A CONSTITUTION
  • 2. Provisions on government The part that deal with the framework of government and its powers that defines the electorate.
  • 3. The part that sets forth the fundamental rights of the people and that imposes on certain limitations on the powers of this rights. Provision on Liberty
  • 4. Provisions on Sovereignty That part pointing out the mode or procedure for amending or revising the constitutions
  • 5. OF GOOD WRITTEN QUALITIES CONSTITUTION
  • 6. Brief The major and most important points are marked and minor ones deduced Broad It must be comprehensive in scope and meaning in order to meet the needs of the changing times Clear&Definite To avoid conflicting interpretations, any vagueness can be disruptive to political stability, administrative, efficiency , and national unity
  • 7. CONSTITUTION AND STATUTE
  • 8. Constitution and Statute Constitution Statute All other laws must conform Primarily meet the existing condition Provides details of the constitution Legislation from representatives Supreme or fundamental Governs the future General framework of law and government Legislation from people
  • 9. THANK YOU!!
  • 10. Constitution of the Philippines Officially known as the “1987 Constitution of the Philippines” Features: • Reinstitution of a democratic government • Seperation of church and state • Sovereignity of the people • Renunciation of war as a national policy • Supremacy of civilian authority over the military • Sepertation of powers
  • 11. Parts of the Philippine constitution Preamble • Describes the purpose of the document and government Articles • Establish how the government is structured and how the Constitution can be changed. There are seven articles. Amendments • Changes to the Constitution; the first ten are called the Bill of Rights.
  • 12. Preamble An introductory and expressionary statement in a document that explains the document's purpose and underlying philosophy. When applied to the opening paragraphs of a statute, it may recite historical facts pertinent to the subject of the statute. It is distinct from the long title or enacting formula of a law.
  • 13. Preamble of the Philippine Constitution “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 promulgate this Constitution.”

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