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Concom proposes reelection for Duterte under federal setup

The consultative committee (Concom) has proposed to prohibit a term extension of President Duterte but wants to allow him to seek reelection under a federal government......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJun 13th, 2018

Federal government prohibits incumbent President from holding on to power

President Rodrigo Duterte's term will end on 2022 and is not eligible to run, both in the current unitary setup and in a federal government, said the members of Consultative Committee (Concom) in a media forum on Federalism on Wednesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2018

Final Concom draft bans Duterte from running in 2022

President Rodrigo Duterte will be prohibited from seeking reelection in 2022, according to the final official copy of the consultative committee's draft federal constitution......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 17th, 2018

Lawyer says ‘power grab’ possible via federalism

MANDALUYONG CITY (MindaNews / 11 July) – President Rodrigo Duterte can seek reelection under a new constitution that will that will change the country’s form of government to a federal setup, a legal expert on Tuesday said. Lawyer Antonio La Vina, former dean of the School of Government of Ateneo de Manila University, said that […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

Concom to ban reelection for Duterte

As President Duterte himself had supposedly requested, the consultative committee tasked to review the 1987 Charter is banning him from seeking re-election under a new charter or even sitting as head of a transition team that would clear the way for a federal system of government. Source link link: Concom to ban reelection for Duterte.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

Concom to ban reelection for Duterte

As President Duterte himself had supposedly requested, the consultative committee tasked to review the 1987 Charter is banning him from seeking re-election under a new charter or even sitting as head of a transition team that would clear the way for a federal system of government......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

Duterte wants Concom to cut his term

After repeatedly promising not to seek reelection after 2022, President Duterte is now considering stepping down midway or ahead of the establishment of a federal government......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

Pimentel Opposes Draft Charter Proposal Allowing Duterte Reelection

Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III said Friday he is against the provision in the proposed federal Constitution that allows President Rodrigo Duterte to seek another term should a federal government system be adopted. According to a member of the Consultative Committee (ConCom) tasked to draft a Federal Charter, the President and the Vice President can […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

Nene Pimentel wants more senators in proposed US-style federal gov’t

Former Senate President Aquilino "Nene" Pimentel Jr. wants additional seats for senators in his proposed federal-presidential system of government -- which is similar to what the United States has. Pimentel made the proposal during the en banc session of the Consultative Committee tasked by President Rodrigo Duterte to review the 1987 Constitution. READ:Nene Pimentel proposes a presidential federal gov't The federal-presidential system, according to Pimentel, would follow the current general setup of the national government -- headed by a president and vice president, and with executive, legislative and judiciary departments. But apart from this, the country would also have f...Keep on reading: Nene Pimentel wants more senators in proposed US-style federal gov’t.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2018

‘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. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 1st, 2018

Puno: Draft charter allows Duterte to run for another post

The final official copy of the consultative committee's draft federal constitution bans President Rodrigo Duterte from seeking reelection but it allows him to run for another position......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 20th, 2018

ConCom’s Final Draft Charter Bars PRRD From Running in 2022

The final and official draft of the Consultative Committee’s (ConCom) proposed Federal Constitution now bars President Rodrigo R. Duterte from running in the 2022 general elections. ConCom spokesperson Ding Generoso released a copy of the final draft to the media on Tuesday, a week after Duterte, on July 9, approved the proposed Federal Constitution in […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 18th, 2018

Draft charter cuts terms of Duterte and Robredo

The terms of President Rodrigo Duterte and Vice President Leni Robredo would not only be cut but they would also be barred from seeking reelection under the proposed federal constitution. According to the revised draft of the proposed Charter released on Tuesday, the President has to call elections for a "transition president" and a "transition vice president" within six months of the people's ratification of the new Constitution in a plebiscite. The revision to the transitory provisions of the so-called Bayanihan Constitution drawn up by Malacaang's Consultative Committee states that the terms of the President and Vice President will not be extended beyond June 30, 2022, and t...Keep on reading: Draft charter cuts terms of Duterte and Robredo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 18th, 2018

ConCom defends proposed federal charter amid questions on timing, need

President Rodrigo Duterte's consultative committee discussed before the Senate the salient features of its proposed federal constitution, amid questions over the need to change the current charter and the public's opposition to it......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 17th, 2018

Ban on Duterte run on 2022 shows president has no other motives, Roque says

The consultative committee's decision to explicitly ban President Rodrigo Duterte from seeking reelection when he steps down in 2022 should douse fears that the chief executive had other motives in pushing for a federal form of government, his spokesman said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 17th, 2018

Palace on 2022 reelection ban: Duterte has no other motives

The final copy of the draft federal Constitution that explicitly banned President Rodrigo Duterte from running again in 2022 should allay fears of a possible term extension for the chief executive. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque issued this statement after Duterte's Consultative Committee (Con-com) included in the final draft of the proposed federal government that Duterte is prohibited from running again as President. READ: Duterte reelection banned in 2022 under draft federal Charter "We thank the Consultative Committee for accommodating the President's request to provide for an elected transition president," Roque said. "This should finally allay all fears that PRRD...Keep on reading: Palace on 2022 reelection ban: Duterte has no other motives.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 17th, 2018

Duterte receives pro-poor draft charter

President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday received the proposed federal constitution drafted by the Consultative Committee (Concom) as part of efforts to 'build a permanent and indissoluble nation.&.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

President Duterte approves federal constitution draft

President Rodrigo R. Duterte has approved the Consultative Committee’s (ConCom) draft federal constitution, Presidential Spokesperson Harry L. Roque, Jr. said. “Approved na ito, except for request to amend transitory provision to provide for an elected president during transition,” Mr. Roque said in a text message to ConCom spokesman Ding Generoso. “PRRD mentioned in cab meeting […].....»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

Reelection prohibition violates democratic principles: ConCom

All incumbent elected officials, not just President Rodrigo R. Duterte, who can no longer run in 2022 because of term limits, may be able to seek another term in 2022, the Consultative Committee (Concom) tasked to draft the proposed new charter said Sunday. ConCom senior technical assistant and spokesperson Ding Generoso explained that democratic principles […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

Duterte to receive draft Charter today

The consultative committee (Concom) that was formed to propose amendments to the Constitution will submit today its draft Charter for a federal government to President Duterte......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 8th, 2018

IBP: Draft charter for federal gov’t to remain a draft if…

THE Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) said the draft charter for a federal government recently approved by a consultative committee (ConCom) will remain a draft if it will not be endorsed to Congress by Pres. Rodrigo Duterte. The special body composed of 22 members and chaired by former chief justice Reynato Puno approved the […] The post IBP: Draft charter for federal gov’t to remain a draft if… appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 7th, 2018