Bill of rights article iii; section 3 to 6

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Bill of rights article iii; section 3 to 6

  1. 1. Bill of Rights Article IIISections 3 – 6.
  2. 2. Article-III, Section-3“The Privacy of communication andcorrespondence shall be inviolableexcept upon lawful order of the court, orwhen public safety or order requiresotherwise as prescribed by law.”
  3. 3. Illustration:A telephone conversation between two (2) drugpushers secretly recorded by police officers bytapping its wire without court order is notacceptable. As evidence in court due to the privacyof communication enshrined in the PhilippineConstitution.
  4. 4. Article-III, Section-4“No law shall be passed abridging thefreedom of speech, of expression, orof the press or the right of the peoplepeaceably to assemble and petitionthe government for redress ofgrievances.”
  5. 5. Four (4) Important Rights Embodied inArticle III, Section 4:1. Freedom of Speech;2. Right to a Free Press;
  6. 6. Freedom of expression is not absolute. Limitations to Freedom of Expression i. Severe calumny;
  7. 7. Freedom of expression is not absolute. Limitations to Freedom of Expression i. Severe calumny - untruthful information / character assassination . • Libel - written • Slander - verbal
  8. 8. Freedom of expression is not absolute. Limitations to Freedom of Expression i. Severe calumny; ii. Anything lewd or obscene; iii. Anything that provokes violence or disorder; iv. Seditious messages; v. “Clear and present danger”.
  9. 9. Four (4) Important Rights Embodied inArticle III, Section 4:1. Freedom of Speech;2. Right to a Free Press;3. Freedom of Assembly;
  10. 10. Four (4) Important Rights Embodied inArticle III, Section 4:1. Freedom of Speech;2. Right to a Free Press;3. Freedom of Assembly;4. The Right of Petition.
  11. 11. Article-III, Section-5“No law shall be made respecting anestablishment of religion, or prohibiting thefree exercise thereof. The free exerciseand enjoyment of religious profession andworship, without discrimination orpreference, shall forever be allowed. Noreligious tests shall be allowed for theexercise of civil or political rights..”
  12. 12. Implementation:This provision is an implement to thedoctrine of separation of church and state.However, the members of a religiousorganization cannot use religious professionas a justification in committing crimes.Thus, a religious sect using human beingsas sacrifice for their god is not immune fromcriminal suit.
  13. 13. Article-III, Section-6“The liberty of abode and of changingthe same within the limits prescribed bylaw shall not be impaired except uponlawful order of the court. The right totravel shall not impaired except in theinterest of national security, publicsafety, or public health, as may beprovided by law ”
  14. 14. END Thank you for listening  Group 1:• Yruma, Renniel (Leader) • Lazaro, Sven Jason• Baliao, William Justin • Lotivio, Ramon• Bernardino, William Dave • Manasis, Donille• Danaytan, Nevah Jane • Marquez, Benjamin Michael• Encarnacion, Marc Paul • Sedano, Jamesli• Fresona, Glenn • Villagracia, Juluis• Hernandez, John Philip Lecturer: Atty. Mazna “Maze” R. Lutchavez – GE117 Politics, Government & Philippine Constitution

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