Draft Constitution of the Federal Republic of the Philippines Approved by ConCom

The 22-man Consultative Committee (ConCom) tasked to craft a new charter replacing the 1987 Constutition unanimously approved the Draft Constitution of the proposed Federal Republic of the Philippines.


ConCom Chairman, retired chief justice Reynato Puno said that the panel would present the draft charter shifting to a federal form of government to President Rodrigo Duterte on July 9, in MalacaƱang, ahead of the State of the Nation Address.



According to ConCom under the proposed new charter, the President's term will end in 2022. The draft Constitution seeks to carve at least 18 Federated Regions corresponding to the 17 existing regions plus the Negros Island Region (NIR). A plebiscite should be held next year, to give the public time to understand the new constition of the Federal Republic of the Philippines.

The 22 signatories of the new Draft Constitution with 22 Articles are listed below.

Susan Ubalde-Ordinario, Arthur Aguilar, Eddie Alih, Fr. Ranhilio Aquino, Antonio Arellano, Ali Pangalian Balindong, Virgilio Bautista, Ferdinand Bocobo, Reuben Canoy, Roan Libarios, Jose Martin Loon, Antonio Nachura, Randolph Parcasio, Bienvenido Reyes, Rex Robles, Rodolfo Robles, Victor de la Serna, Edmund Tayao, Julio Teehankee, Laurence Wacnang, Pimentel and Puno.

Here's the Draft Constitution of the Federal Republic of the Philippines:



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