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Japanese Period (The 1943 Constitution)

January 2, 1942- Imperial Japanese Forces


1943 Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines
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Imperial Japanese Forces


Jose P. Laurel

Certain Features were not embodied in the Constitution:


1. The article on the universal suffrage or the holding of popular elections
2. Certain provisions on bill of rights which were found in the
commonwealth constitution, such as:
a. The prohibition against the bill of attainder
b. The provisions regarding criminal procedure
3. Certain provisions of the article on citizenship
4. Those creating the commission on appointments and the commission
on elections (COMELEC)

Unicameral Legislature (National Assembly)


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Speaker
Provincial Governors and City Mayors
o Elected every three (3) years, one from each and every province
and chartered city

Official Text
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Tagalog and English


Official Gazette, Vol. 2 (Special # 9-A)
October 23, 1944 - Proclaimation of Gen. McArthur

Period After Philippine Independence in 1946


Martial Law Declaration
September 21, 1972, Proclamation #1081 Declaration of Martial Law
November 29, 1972 Approved the Proposed Constitution
November 30, 1972, Presidential Decree #73 submitting the Filipino
for ratification or rejection the Constitution of the Philippines

1973 Constitution
Parliament System
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President
National Assembly of Legislators
Prime Minister
Cabinet
Majority

The 1973 Constitution has:


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A Preamble
Seventeen (17) Titled Articles

Official Text
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English and Filipino


Local Dialects
Spanish Arabic
Vol. 68, No. 50 and Vol. 69, No. 4 issues in the Official Gazette

Constitutional Convention Archives


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UP Law Library

From Mckinleys instruction to the Constitution: Documents on the


Philippine Constitutional System
Secondary Sources on the 1973 Constitution
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Constitution of the Philippines (Enrique M. Fernando)


Philippine Constitution Law (Neptali Gonzales)

Batasang Bayan
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Interim National Assembly


September 21, 1976
July 1973
Composed of the following:
o Cabinet, Executive Committee, One Representative

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