of the Reproductive Health Law is now complete, final and indubitable," Lagman said in a press statement.
Drilon, however, said that while he is calling for the SC to an increased decisiveness, he also concurs on the issue with fellow congressional leaders, such as House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr., who had earlier called on the Supreme Court to uphold the constitutionality
of the RH law.
* The RH law enjoys a presumption of constitutionality
, based on the respect of the judiciary for the legislature.
Challenging a law in question requires the signature of 30 deputies before filing it to the Provisional Authority for the control of the constitutionality
of laws, according to the provisions of Article 18 of the organic law related to the Authority.
The court will also consider the objection concerning constitutionality
of the provision of clause 53 of Law 15/2007 regarding narcotic and psychedelic substances for alleged violation of the provisions of clauses 4, 18, 19, 20 and 32 of the Constitution, as well as for alleged contravening of the principles of the National Action Charter.
With seven of nine justices now considered non-conservatives, the direction of the top court's future constitutionality
rulings is expected to change considerably, according to the legal experts and watchers.
At the plenary session held today, the Constitutional Court of BiH reviewed the requests for review of constitutionality
and in the case No.
Petitioners appeal SC ruling on constitutionality
of Boracay closure order !-- -- Kristine Joy Patag (philstar.com) - March 19, 2019 - 12:10pm MANILA, Philippines Boracay workers asked the Supreme Court to reverse its decision upholding the constitutionality
of the six-month closure of the world famous island, as they asserted that the government order violated the right to travel, which the Constitution protects.
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Tuesday welcomed the Supreme Court's decision upholding the constitutionality
of the extension of martial law in Mindanao until December 31, 2019.
THE Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) can withstand the constitutionality
test amid the petition for certiorari filed against it at the Supreme Court, according to Deputy Speaker and Sulu Rep.
Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri on Monday said the province of Sulu has the right to question the constitutionality
of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL), but he expressed confidence that the legislation will survive the challenge before the Supreme Court (SC).