The constitutional commission first meeting

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The constitutional commission first meeting

  1. 1. First Convention and Joint Forum on theConstitutional Commission Southern Baptist College High School Student Government The 2012 Constitutional Commission
  2. 2. Meaning of Constitution In its broadest sense, the term constitution refers to the body of rules and principles in accordance with which the powers of sovereignty are regularly exercised.The constitution also serves as an instrument of the society to establish order by giving fundamental powers to government and its limitations especially to the branches of government for the safety of its people. The 2012 Constitutional Commission
  3. 3. Nature and Purpose of Constitution• Serves as the supreme or fundamental law;• Established basic framework and underlying principles of government The 2012 Constitutional Commission
  4. 4. Members of Constitutional CommissionThe provision of the 2012 HSSG Constitution says that, The Members of the Constitutional Commission shall be composed of twelve members who are former HSSG officers… (Article VIII, Section 3 of the 2012 HSSG Constitution) The 2012 Constitutional Commission
  5. 5. Tasks of the Constitutional CommissionThe provision of the 2012 HSSG Constitution says that,The Constitutional Commission shall makeamendments, revisions or alterations on the Constitution. (Article 4, Section 8 of the 2012 HSSG Constitution) The 2012 Constitutional Commission
  6. 6. PrivilegesOn the succeeding section (Art. IV, Section 9),the constitution says that the Commission has the right to promulgate its own rules. Question, WHAT RULES? The 2012 Constitutional Commission
  7. 7. ANSWERAll rules enacted ONLY for the distinguished commission. (applies to other commissions as well) The 2012 Constitutional Commission
  8. 8. Agenda• Schedule of programs and activities for the whole year.• Making of rules and sanctions for our commission.• Election of officers and the creation of committees. The 2012 Constitutional Commission

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