• Share
  • Email
  • Embed
  • Like
  • Save
  • Private Content
Article V Suffrage
 

Article V Suffrage

on

  • 1,995 views

 

Statistics

Views

Total Views
1,995
Views on SlideShare
1,995
Embed Views
0

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
56
Comments
0

0 Embeds 0

No embeds

Accessibility

Categories

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft Word

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

    Article V Suffrage Article V Suffrage Document Transcript

    • ARTICLE V – SUFFRAGE Qualifications: CODE: CD18RR 1) Citizen of the Philippines 2) Not Disqualified by law 3) At least 18 years old 4) Resident of the Philippines for at least 1 year 5) Resident of the place wherein he/she proposes to vote for at least 6 months immediately preceding the election. Note: NO literacy, property or other substantive requirement can be imposed on the exercise of suffrage. Residency requirement Residency, under Article V has 2 senses: 1. DOMICILE – This is in reference to the 1 year residency requirement in the Philippines. 2. TEMPORARY RESIDENCE – This is in reference to the 6 month residency requirement in the place where one wants to vote. In this case, residence can either mean domicile or temporary residence. Disqualifications: 1) Any person sentenced by final judgment to imprisonment of not less than 1 year, which disability has not been removed by plenary pardon. 2) Any person adjudged by final judgment of having violated his allegiance to the Republic of the Philippines. 3) Insane or feeble-minded persons. Note: Under the 2nd disqualification, the right to vote is automatically re-acquired upon the expiration of 5 years after the service of sentence. Reference: Political Law (Constitutional Law) Reviewer & Memory Aid Ateneo Central Bar Operations 2001