The national territory comprises the
Philippine archipelago, with all the islands and
waters embraced therein, and all oth...
Binding force of such provision under international law.
Value of provision defining our national territory.
Acquisition o...
A State under the international law has
the unquestioned right to
assert jurisdiction throughout the
extent of its territo...
It is important to know so that we
and the other nations would know
the boundaries of our
country.
As a sovereign State, t...
Even though the bounds of our national
territory is already written in the law,
this does not prevent the
Philippines from...
The Philippine archipelago
with all the islands and
waters embraced therein
All other territories over
which the Philippin...
Other territories over which the
Philippines has sovereignty or
jurisdiction
According to the 1973 constitution,
“all the other territories
belonging to the Philippines by
historic right or legal tit...
The phrase acquired a definite meaning in
the 1973 Constitution as a cover-all for the
pending claims of the Philippine cl...
The deletion of “by historic right or
legal title” is not to be construed as
precluding future claims by the
Philippines t...
Other areas included in
the Philippine archipelago.
Territorial
sea
• Part of the
sea
extending 12
nautical
miles (19km)
from the low
water mark
Seabed
• The land
that holds
...
Insular shelves
• Submerged
portions of a
continent or
offshore island
Other
submarine areas
• All areas under the
territo...
Waters of the earth
(international law)
Inland or
internal
waters
Territorial
sea
High open
seas
It would mean the dismemberment of
the archipelago with:
the Sibuyan sea separating the Visayas,
the Mindanao Strait and t...
We would lose a large part of our territory
Warships of unfriendly nations could enter these
waters and stay
And fishing v...
One whole
unitary
government
Bound by a
common
heritage,
Beholden to
the same
tradition
Pursuing the
same ideals
Interdepe...
The archipelago principle and the
exclusive economic zone (EEZ)
rights are now fully recognized in the
U.N. Law of the Sea...
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Polsc2 8 national territory

Article 1 - National Territory of the 1987 Philippine Constitution
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  • 1. The national territory comprises the Philippine archipelago, with all the islands and waters embraced therein, and all other territories over which the Philippines has sovereignty or jurisdiction, consisting of its terrestrial, fluvial and aerial domains, including its territorial sea, the seabed, the subsoil, the insular shelves, and other submarine areas. The waters around, between, and connecting the islands of the archipelago, regardless of their breadth and dimensions, form part of internal waters of the Philippines.
  • 2. Binding force of such provision under international law. Value of provision defining our national territory. Acquisition of other territories.
  • 3. A State under the international law has the unquestioned right to assert jurisdiction throughout the extent of its territory If there is a territorial dispute it should be settled according to the international law.
  • 4. It is important to know so that we and the other nations would know the boundaries of our country. As a sovereign State, the Philippines can promulgate and enforce its laws within our country.
  • 5. Even though the bounds of our national territory is already written in the law, this does not prevent the Philippines from acquiring new territories by means of purchase, exchange, and such.
  • 6. The Philippine archipelago with all the islands and waters embraced therein All other territories over which the Philippines has sovereignty or jurisdiction The terrestrial, fluvial, maritime, and aerial domain and the territorial sea, the seabed, etc. The internal waters Philippines territory
  • 7. Other territories over which the Philippines has sovereignty or jurisdiction
  • 8. According to the 1973 constitution, “all the other territories belonging to the Philippines by historic right or legal title” It was amended during the 1897 Phil. Constitution.
  • 9. The phrase acquired a definite meaning in the 1973 Constitution as a cover-all for the pending claims of the Philippine claim to: 1. Sabah 2. Freedomland (Spratley islands) 3. Marianas island, or 4. Any other territory over which the Philippines has sovereignty or jurisdiction
  • 10. The deletion of “by historic right or legal title” is not to be construed as precluding future claims by the Philippines to areas over which it does not actually exercise sovereignty. It is designed to improve our relations with Malaysia while allowing flexibility in pursuing the Sabah claim
  • 11. Other areas included in the Philippine archipelago.
  • 12. Territorial sea • Part of the sea extending 12 nautical miles (19km) from the low water mark Seabed • The land that holds the sea Subsoil • Refers to everything beneath the surface soil and the seabed
  • 13. Insular shelves • Submerged portions of a continent or offshore island Other submarine areas • All areas under the territorial sea like seamount, trough, trench, basin, deep, bank, etc
  • 14. Waters of the earth (international law) Inland or internal waters Territorial sea High open seas
  • 15. It would mean the dismemberment of the archipelago with: the Sibuyan sea separating the Visayas, the Mindanao Strait and the Sulu isolating Palawan from the rest of the archipelago.
  • 16. We would lose a large part of our territory Warships of unfriendly nations could enter these waters and stay And fishing vessels from all nations can enter They would become international waters or high seas, Several areas of waters would cease to be Philippine waters;
  • 17. One whole unitary government Bound by a common heritage, Beholden to the same tradition Pursuing the same ideals Interdepende nt and united politically Economically and socially as one
  • 18. The archipelago principle and the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) rights are now fully recognized in the U.N. Law of the Sea Convention. It was approved by the interim Batasang Pambansa on February 27, 1984.

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