Category Archives: Constitutional Commission

‘Lawless violence’ as basis for martial law declaration a necessity, says ConCom member

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 1 Aug) – The inclusion of “lawless violence” as one of the bases for declaring martial law under the draft constitution for a federal setup intends to address cyber violence and acts committed by “barbaric” groups, a member of the Constitutional Commission said during a forum on Wednesday at city hall. […]

COMMENTARY: Another lesson from the BBL

MELBOURNE, Australia (MindaNews / 1 Feb) – In designing the governance structure of the constituent state in the federal framework, the Duterte-organized Constitutional Commission (Con-Com) can draw inspiration once again from the Bangsamoro Basic Law. They can also consider the parliamentary structure. The current local governance model established by the Local Government Code (LGC) follows […]