2013 SC Petition to
declare the PORK
BARREL SYSTEM
UNCONSTITUTIONAL
2013 SC Petition to
declare the PORK
BARREL SYSTEM
UNCONSTITUTIONAL
Prepared & Presented by:
GRECO BELGICA
Convernor & Pet...
Biblical Principle :
Biblical Principle :
Money & Resources
should be in the hands of
people not Government
Biblical Principle :
Money & Resources
should be in the hands of
people not Government
Deut. 25:4
Biblical Principle :
Money & Resources
should be in the hands of
people not Government
Deut. 25:4
1 Tim. 5:18
Biblical Principle :
Money & Resources
should be in the hands of
people not Government
Deut. 25:4
1 Tim. 5:18
Deut. 25:4
D...
Biblical Principle :
Money & Resources
should be in the hands of
people not Government
Deut. 25:4
1 Tim. 5:18
Deut. 25:4
D...
Biblical Principle II:
Biblical Principle II:
A Limitted Civil
Govenment
Biblical Principle II:
A Limitted Civil
Govenment
Romans 13:3-4
Biblical Principle II:
A Limitted Civil
Govenment
Romans 13:3-4
3 For rulers are not a terror
to good works, but to evil.
...
4 generations ago, our
young national heroes
wrote the very 1st
constitution that
reflected their vision of a
free nation
4 generations ago, our
young national heroes
wrote the very 1st
constitution that
reflected their vision of a
free nation
...
4 generations ago, our
young national heroes
wrote the very 1st
constitution that
reflected their vision of a
free nation
...
4 generations ago, our
young national heroes
wrote the very 1st
constitution that
reflected their vision of a
free nation
...
4 generations ago, our
young national heroes
wrote the very 1st
constitution that
reflected their vision of a
free nation
...
4 generations ago, our
young national heroes
wrote the very 1st
constitution that
reflected their vision of a
free nation
...
1987 constitution
re-established the
principles of the
separation of powers
and the 3 branches of
Govt
1987 constitution
re-established the
principles of the
separation of powers
and the 3 branches of
Govt
Section 1 of Art. 6...
1987 constitution
re-established the
principles of the
separation of powers
and the 3 branches of
Govt
Section 1 of Art. 6...
1987 constitution
re-established the
principles of the
separation of powers
and the 3 branches of
Govt
Section 1 of Art. 6...
1987 constitution
re-established the
principles of the
separation of powers
and the 3 branches of
Govt
Section 1 of Art. 6...
ARTICLEVIII : JUDICIAL
DEPARTMENT
1987 Constitution
ARTICLEVIII : JUDICIAL
DEPARTMENT
1987 Constitution
ARTICLEVIII : JUDICIAL
DEPARTMENT
Section 1.The judicial power
shall b...
ARTICLEVIII : JUDICIAL
DEPARTMENT
1987 Constitution
ARTICLEVIII : JUDICIAL
DEPARTMENT
Section 1.The judicial power
shall b...
WHY IS THE PORK BARREL
SYSTEM
UNCONSTITUTIONAL?
(ISSUES OF THE PETIOTION)
WHY IS THE PORK BARREL
SYSTEM
UNCONSTITUTIONAL?
(ISSUES OF THE PETIOTION)
THE PORK BARREL SYSTEM IS
UNCONSTITUTIONAL.
A.
T...
WHY IS THE PORK BARREL
SYSTEM
UNCONSTITUTIONAL?
(ISSUES OF THE PETIOTION)
THE PORK BARREL SYSTEM IS
UNCONSTITUTIONAL.
B.
T...
WHY IS THE PORK BARREL
SYSTEM
UNCONSTITUTIONAL?
(ISSUES OF THE PETIOTION)
THE PORK BARREL SYSTEM IS
UNCONSTITUTIONAL.
C.
T...
WHY IS THE PORK BARREL
SYSTEM
UNCONSTITUTIONAL?
(ISSUES OF THE PETIOTION)
THE PORK BARREL SYSTEM IS
UNCONSTITUTIONAL.
D.
T...
WHY IS THE PORK BARREL
SYSTEM
UNCONSTITUTIONAL?
(ISSUES OF THE PETIOTION)
THE PORK BARREL SYSTEM IS
UNCONSTITUTIONAL.
E.
T...
PETITIONERS PRAYER
PETITIONERS PRAYER
1.
Give due course to the
instant Petition;
PETITIONERS PRAYER
1.
Give due course to the
instant Petition;
2.
Immediately issue a
Temporary Restraining Order
and/or W...
PETITIONERS PRAYER
PETITIONERS PRAYER
Enjoining the:
The Executive
Secretary, Department of
Budget and Management
and those acting for
and/or...
PETITIONERS PRAYER
Enjoining the:
The Executive
Secretary, Department of
Budget and Management
and those acting for
and/or...
PETITIONERS PRAYER
Enjoining the:
The Executive
Secretary, Department of
Budget and Management
and those acting for
and/or...
PETITIONERS PRAYER
Enjoining the:
The Executive
Secretary, Department of
Budget and Management
and those acting for
and/or...
PETITIONERS PRAYER
PETITIONERS PRAYER
Enjoining the:
The Philippine Senate and
the House of
Representatives
PETITIONERS PRAYER
Enjoining the:
The Philippine Senate and
the House of
Representatives
from taking up in their
deliberat...
PETITIONERS PRAYER
PETITIONERS PRAYER
Enjoining the:
The National Treasurer
PETITIONERS PRAYER
Enjoining the:
The National Treasurer
from any act that seeks
to enforce the
PETITIONERS PRAYER
Enjoining the:
The National Treasurer
from any act that seeks
to enforce the
(a)Priority Development
As...
PETITIONERS PRAYER
Enjoining the:
The National Treasurer
from any act that seeks
to enforce the
(a)Priority Development
As...
PETITIONERS PRAYER
Enjoining the:
The National Treasurer
from any act that seeks
to enforce the
(a)Priority Development
As...
PETITIONERS PRAYER
PETITIONERS PRAYER
After further
proceedings, grant the
instant Petition:
PETITIONERS PRAYER
After further
proceedings, grant the
instant Petition:
declaring the (1) the
Executive's Lump
Sum, Disc...
PETITIONERS PRAYER
After further
proceedings, grant the
instant Petition:
declaring the
assailed (1) the
Executive's Lump
...
PETITIONERS PRAYER
After further
proceedings, grant the
instant Petition:
ordering the Executive
Secretary, the Department...
PETITIONERS PRAYER
After further
proceedings, grant the
instant Petition:
ordering the inclusion in
budgetary deliberation...
PETITIONERS PRAYER
PETITIONERS PRAYER
Ordering respondents
Executive Secretary
and/or Department of
Budget and
Management to:
PETITIONERS PRAYER
Ordering respondents
Executive Secretary
and/or Department of
Budget and
Management to:
Release to the ...
PETITIONERS PRAYER
Ordering respondents
Executive Secretary
and/or Department of
Budget and
Management to:
Release to the ...
PETITIONERS PRAYER
Ordering respondents
Executive Secretary
and/or Department of
Budget and
Management to:
Henceforth prov...
PETITIONERS PRAYER
6. prohibiting all public
respondents herein from
proposing, allocating, including
and approving in any...
PETITIONERS PRAYERdeclaring the injunction
permanent.
The PETITIONERS
Dr. Butch Belgica, Atty. Joe
Malvar Villegas,Atty.Steve
Salonga, Atty.Jun
Deleon, Hon.Quintin Paredes
San ...
PETITIONERS
SIGNATORIES
Atty. Jose Malvar
Villegas, Quintin Paredes
San Diego, Bishop
Reuben Abante, Bishop
Jose Socito, B...
JOIN THE PETITIONERS
BE AN ADVOCATE
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Mr. Greco Belgica : Pork Barrel Petition Presentation

  1. 1. 2013 SC Petition to declare the PORK BARREL SYSTEM UNCONSTITUTIONAL
  2. 2. 2013 SC Petition to declare the PORK BARREL SYSTEM UNCONSTITUTIONAL Prepared & Presented by: GRECO BELGICA Convernor & Petitioner
  3. 3. Biblical Principle :
  4. 4. Biblical Principle : Money & Resources should be in the hands of people not Government
  5. 5. Biblical Principle : Money & Resources should be in the hands of people not Government Deut. 25:4
  6. 6. Biblical Principle : Money & Resources should be in the hands of people not Government Deut. 25:4 1 Tim. 5:18
  7. 7. Biblical Principle : Money & Resources should be in the hands of people not Government Deut. 25:4 1 Tim. 5:18 Deut. 25:4 Do not muzzle an ox while it is treading out the grain.
  8. 8. Biblical Principle : Money & Resources should be in the hands of people not Government Deut. 25:4 1 Tim. 5:18 Deut. 25:4 Do not muzzle an ox while it is treading out the grain. 1 Tim. 5:18 For the scripture saith, Thou shalt not muzzle the ox that treadeth out the corn. And, The labourer is worthy of his reward.
  9. 9. Biblical Principle II:
  10. 10. Biblical Principle II: A Limitted Civil Govenment
  11. 11. Biblical Principle II: A Limitted Civil Govenment Romans 13:3-4
  12. 12. Biblical Principle II: A Limitted Civil Govenment Romans 13:3-4 3 For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to evil. Do you want to be unafraid of the authority? Do what is good, and you will have praise from the same. 4 For he is God’s minister to you for good. But if you do evil, be afraid; for he does not bear the sword in vain; for he is God’s minister, an avenger to execute wrath on him who practices evil.
  13. 13. 4 generations ago, our young national heroes wrote the very 1st constitution that reflected their vision of a free nation
  14. 14. 4 generations ago, our young national heroes wrote the very 1st constitution that reflected their vision of a free nation 1899 Malolos Constitution,
  15. 15. 4 generations ago, our young national heroes wrote the very 1st constitution that reflected their vision of a free nation 1899 Malolos Constitution, Title 5, Art. 52
  16. 16. 4 generations ago, our young national heroes wrote the very 1st constitution that reflected their vision of a free nation 1899 Malolos Constitution, Title 5, Art. 52 Any member of the Assembly who accepts from the Government any pension, employment, or office with salary, is understood to have renounced his membership. From this shall be excepted the employment as Secretary of the Govt of the Republic and other offices provided for by special laws.
  17. 17. 4 generations ago, our young national heroes wrote the very 1st constitution that reflected their vision of a free nation 1899 Malolos Constitution Title 5, Art. 52 Any member of the Assembly who accepts from the Government any pension, employment, or office with salary, is understood to have renounced his membership. From this shall be excepted the employment as Secretary of the Govt of the Republic and other offices provided for by special laws. This reflects the nation our young heroes envisioned, with a govt that protected society from centralized power and control of resources, by separating the functions of the appropriator and the
  18. 18. 4 generations ago, our young national heroes wrote the very 1st constitution that reflected their vision of a free nation 1899 Malolos Constitution, Thus, expressing our heroes desires to honor God through His word and reap the benefits of liberty directly expressed in the constitution they have written.
  19. 19. 1987 constitution re-established the principles of the separation of powers and the 3 branches of Govt
  20. 20. 1987 constitution re-established the principles of the separation of powers and the 3 branches of Govt Section 1 of Art. 6,7,& 8
  21. 21. 1987 constitution re-established the principles of the separation of powers and the 3 branches of Govt Section 1 of Art. 6,7,& 8 ARTICLEVI : THE LEGISLATIVE DEPARTMENT Section 1.The legislative power shall be vested in theCongress
  22. 22. 1987 constitution re-established the principles of the separation of powers and the 3 branches of Govt Section 1 of Art. 6,7,& 8 ARTICLEVI : THE LEGISLATIVE DEPARTMENT Section 1.The legislative power shall be vested in theCongress ARTICLEVII : EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT Section 1.The executive power shall be vested in the President ofthe Philippines.
  23. 23. 1987 constitution re-established the principles of the separation of powers and the 3 branches of Govt Section 1 of Art. 6,7,& 8 ARTICLEVI : THE LEGISLATIVE DEPARTMENT Section 1.The legislative power shall be vested in theCongress ARTICLEVII : EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT Section 1.The executive power shall be vested in the President ofthe Philippines. ARTICLEVIII : JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT Section 1.The judicial power shall be vested in one SupremeCourt...
  24. 24. ARTICLEVIII : JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT 1987 Constitution
  25. 25. ARTICLEVIII : JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT 1987 Constitution ARTICLEVIII : JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT Section 1.The judicial power shall be vested in one SupremeCourt and in such lowercourts as may be established by law.
  26. 26. ARTICLEVIII : JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT 1987 Constitution ARTICLEVIII : JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT Section 1.The judicial power shall be vested in one SupremeCourt and in such lowercourts as may be established by law. Judicial power includes the duty ofthe courts ofjustice to settle actual controversies involving rights which are legally demandable and enforceable, and to determinewhether or notthere has been a grave abuse of discretion amounting to lack or excess of jurisdiction on the part of any branch or instrumentality ofthe Government
  27. 27. WHY IS THE PORK BARREL SYSTEM UNCONSTITUTIONAL? (ISSUES OF THE PETIOTION)
  28. 28. WHY IS THE PORK BARREL SYSTEM UNCONSTITUTIONAL? (ISSUES OF THE PETIOTION) THE PORK BARREL SYSTEM IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL. A. THE PORK BARREL SYSTEM VIOLATES SEPARATION OF POWERS BY ALLOWING CONGRESS TO INTRUDE INTO THE EXECUTIVE DOMAIN OF PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION.
  29. 29. WHY IS THE PORK BARREL SYSTEM UNCONSTITUTIONAL? (ISSUES OF THE PETIOTION) THE PORK BARREL SYSTEM IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL. B. THE PORK BARREL SYSTEM RENDERS THE EXECUTIVE AND THE LEGISLATIVE BRANCHES PRATICALLY INCAPABLE OF CHECKING EACH OTHER IN BUDGETARY AND OTHER MATTERS, THEREBY OFFENDING THE PRINCIPLE OF CHECKS AND BALANCES.
  30. 30. WHY IS THE PORK BARREL SYSTEM UNCONSTITUTIONAL? (ISSUES OF THE PETIOTION) THE PORK BARREL SYSTEM IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL. C. THE PORK BARREL SYSTEM OFFENDS THE ACCOUNTABILITY PROVISIONS OF THE CONSTITUTION BY CONSISTENTLY DEMONSTRATING OVER THE PAST DECADES THAT IT IS IMPERVIOUS TO PRACTICAL CONTROL AND ACCOUNTABILITY MEASURES.
  31. 31. WHY IS THE PORK BARREL SYSTEM UNCONSTITUTIONAL? (ISSUES OF THE PETIOTION) THE PORK BARREL SYSTEM IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL. D. THE CONTINUED FUNDING AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PORK BARREL SYSTEM AMOUNTS TO ACTS OF GRAVE ABUSE OF DISCRETION.
  32. 32. WHY IS THE PORK BARREL SYSTEM UNCONSTITUTIONAL? (ISSUES OF THE PETIOTION) THE PORK BARREL SYSTEM IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL. E. THE PORK BARREL SYSTEM IS A SUPERFLUOUS AND UNNECESSARY MECHANISM THAT OFFENDS THE PROVISIONS OF THE CONSITUTION ON LOCAL AUTONOMY AND THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE.
  33. 33. PETITIONERS PRAYER
  34. 34. PETITIONERS PRAYER 1. Give due course to the instant Petition;
  35. 35. PETITIONERS PRAYER 1. Give due course to the instant Petition; 2. Immediately issue a Temporary Restraining Order and/or Writ of Preliminary Injunction enjoining:
  36. 36. PETITIONERS PRAYER
  37. 37. PETITIONERS PRAYER Enjoining the: The Executive Secretary, Department of Budget and Management and those acting for and/or under them, from
  38. 38. PETITIONERS PRAYER Enjoining the: The Executive Secretary, Department of Budget and Management and those acting for and/or under them, from 1. releasing funds in relation to the Legislature's Priority Development Assistance Fund [or its components the: (1) Priority Development Assistance Fund; and (2) the Various Infrastructures and Local Projects Fund]; the Executive's lump sum, discretionary appropriations in the present General Appropriations Act of 2013 except the Calamity Fund and Contingent Fund; and the Executive's off- budget lump sum, discretionary funds including the Malampaya Fund and the Social Fund;
  39. 39. PETITIONERS PRAYER Enjoining the: The Executive Secretary, Department of Budget and Management and those acting for and/or under them, from 2. seeking Congressional approval of the portions of the National Expenditure Program of 2014 pertaining to the “unified” Priority Development Assistance Fund and the Executive's lump sum, discretionary appropriations except the Calamity Fund and Contingent Fund; and
  40. 40. PETITIONERS PRAYER Enjoining the: The Executive Secretary, Department of Budget and Management and those acting for and/or under them, from 3. from continuing with any further proceedings relevant to, arising out of or in connection with the same;
  41. 41. PETITIONERS PRAYER
  42. 42. PETITIONERS PRAYER Enjoining the: The Philippine Senate and the House of Representatives
  43. 43. PETITIONERS PRAYER Enjoining the: The Philippine Senate and the House of Representatives from taking up in their deliberations any item relating to the approval of the 2014 National Expenditure Program's items relating to the: “unified” Priority Development Assistance Fund [or its components: (1) Priority Development Assistance Fund; and (2) the Various Infrastructures and Local Projects Fund.]; and the Executive's lump sum, discretionary funds except the Calamity Fund and Contingent Fund; and
  44. 44. PETITIONERS PRAYER
  45. 45. PETITIONERS PRAYER Enjoining the: The National Treasurer
  46. 46. PETITIONERS PRAYER Enjoining the: The National Treasurer from any act that seeks to enforce the
  47. 47. PETITIONERS PRAYER Enjoining the: The National Treasurer from any act that seeks to enforce the (a)Priority Development Assistance Fund;
  48. 48. PETITIONERS PRAYER Enjoining the: The National Treasurer from any act that seeks to enforce the (a)Priority Development Assistance Fund; (b)the Various Infrastructures and Local Projects Fund;
  49. 49. PETITIONERS PRAYER Enjoining the: The National Treasurer from any act that seeks to enforce the (a)Priority Development Assistance Fund; (b)the Various Infrastructures and Local Projects Fund; (c) the Executive's lump sum, discretionary funds except the Calamity Fund and the Contingent Fund, under the General Appropriations Act of 2013 and other laws.
  50. 50. PETITIONERS PRAYER
  51. 51. PETITIONERS PRAYER After further proceedings, grant the instant Petition:
  52. 52. PETITIONERS PRAYER After further proceedings, grant the instant Petition: declaring the (1) the Executive's Lump Sum, Discretionary funds, except the Calamity fund and the Contingent fund; (2) the Priority Development Assistance Fund; and (3) the Various Infrastructures and Local Projects Fund or any other permutation thereof, null and void for being unconstitutional;
  53. 53. PETITIONERS PRAYER After further proceedings, grant the instant Petition: declaring the assailed (1) the Executive's Lump Sum, Discretionary funds, except the Calamity fund and the Contingent fund; (2) the Priority Development Assistance Fund; and (3) the Various Infrastructures and Local Projects Fund or any other permutation thereof null and void, for being acts of grave abuse of discretion;
  54. 54. PETITIONERS PRAYER After further proceedings, grant the instant Petition: ordering the Executive Secretary, the Department of Budget and Management, the National Treasurer and those acting for and/or under them, to immediately cease any expenditure under (a) the Priority Development Assistance Fund; (b) the Various Infrastructures and Local Projects Fund or any permutation thereof; and (c) the Executive's Lump Sum, Discretionary funds, except the Calamity fund and the Contingent fund; under the General Appropriations Act of 2013 and other laws;
  55. 55. PETITIONERS PRAYER After further proceedings, grant the instant Petition: ordering the inclusion in budgetary deliberations with the Congress of all presently off-budget, lump sum, discretionary funds including, but not limited to, proceeds from the Malampaya project or the Malampaya Fund, remittances from the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation and the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office or the Executive's Social Fund;
  56. 56. PETITIONERS PRAYER
  57. 57. PETITIONERS PRAYER Ordering respondents Executive Secretary and/or Department of Budget and Management to:
  58. 58. PETITIONERS PRAYER Ordering respondents Executive Secretary and/or Department of Budget and Management to: Release to the Commission on Audit and to the public the complete schedule/list of legislators who have availed of their PDAF and VILP from the years 2003 to 2013, specifying the use of the funds, the project or activity and the recipient entities or individuals, and all pertinent data thereto.
  59. 59. PETITIONERS PRAYER Ordering respondents Executive Secretary and/or Department of Budget and Management to: Release to the Commission on Audit and to the public the use of the Executive's Lump Sum, Discretionary funds, including the proceeds from the Malampaya project or the Malampaya Fund, remittances from the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation and the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office or the Executive's Social Fund from 2003 to 2013, specifying the use of the funds, the project or activity and the recipient entities or individuals, and all pertinent data thereto.
  60. 60. PETITIONERS PRAYER Ordering respondents Executive Secretary and/or Department of Budget and Management to: Henceforth provide detailed reports of the expenditure of all off-budget, lump sum, discretionary funds in the annual National Expenditure Program submitted to Congress.
  61. 61. PETITIONERS PRAYER 6. prohibiting all public respondents herein from proposing, allocating, including and approving in any National Expenditure Program, General Appropriations Act or other legislation, the (1) Priority Development Assistance Fund; (2) the Various Infrastructures and Local Projects Fund; (3) the Executive's Lump Sum, Discretionary funds, except the Calamity fund and the Contingent fund; (4) any item, fund or appropriation similar in operation thereto; (5) or any item, fund or appropriation allowing the allocation and disbursement of public funds under the instruction, recommendation or direction of any legislative official or persons acting for and/or under them; and
  62. 62. PETITIONERS PRAYERdeclaring the injunction permanent.
  63. 63. The PETITIONERS Dr. Butch Belgica, Atty. Joe Malvar Villegas,Atty.Steve Salonga, Atty.Jun Deleon, Hon.Quintin Paredes San Diego, Bishop Jose Gonzales, Reuben Abante, Dr.Jose Socito, Dr.Zaldy Estrera, Dr. Joseph Peraleja, Dr.Oriel Ballano, Dir. Ben Canela, Rev. Eric Vilbar, Rev. Fred Berry, Rev. Aragon, Rev. Vic Mendoza, Greco Belgica
  64. 64. PETITIONERS SIGNATORIES Atty. Jose Malvar Villegas, Quintin Paredes San Diego, Bishop Reuben Abante, Bishop Jose Socito, Bishop Jose Gonzalez, Greco Belgica
  65. 65. JOIN THE PETITIONERS BE AN ADVOCATE

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