How different is the draft Constitution submitted Monday to Malacanang from the 1987 Constitution?
Hours after receiving the draft revision of the 1987 Constitution, President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the proposal in whole, save for a request to amend the transitory provisions, according to Concom spokesperson Conrado Generoso.
The committee will still review and revise the transitory provisions “in accordance with the President’s instructions,” it said in a media release. (See VERA FILES FACT SHEET: The 1987 Constitution and Concom draft compared)
In this third installment, VERA Files highlights the structure of an expanded Judicial Department and notes the new process of impeachment found in the Article on Accountability of Public Officers.
On the accountability of government officials
On the Judiciary
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