Chapter v article vii section 5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12 & 13

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1. CHAPTER VARTICLE VII - EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT SECTION 5 - OATH Sec. 5. Before they enter on the execution of their office, the President shall take the following oath of…
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  • 1. CHAPTER VARTICLE VII - EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT SECTION 5 - OATH Sec. 5. Before they enter on the execution of their office, the President shall take the following oath of affirmation: "I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully and conscientiously fulfil my duties as President (or Vice- President or Acting President) of the Philippines, preserve and defend its Constitution, execute its laws, do justice to every man, and consecrate myself to the service of the Nation. So help me God." (In case of affirmation, last sentence will be omitted.)
  • 2. Oath is an outward pledge made under an immediate sense of responsibility to God. If the President, Vice-President or Acting President, does not believe in God he makes an affirmation: "I do solemnly swear/affirm that I will faithfully and conscientiously fulfil my duties as President (or Vice- President or Acting President) of the Philippines, preserve and defend its Constitution, execute its laws, do justice to every man, and consecrate myself to the service of the Nation. So help me God." CHAPTER VARTICLE VII - EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT SECTION 5 - OATH
  • 3. Sec. 6. The President shall have an official residence. The salaries of the President and Vice-President shall be determined by law and shall not be decreased during their tenure. No increase in said compensation shall take effect until after the expiration of the term of the incumbent during which such increase was approved. They shall not receive during their tenure any other emolument from the Government or any other source. CHAPTER VARTICLE VII - EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT SECTION 6 – OFFICIAL RESIDENCE AND COMPENSATION
  • 4. 1. The official residence of the President shall be determined by law. 2. The annual compensation of the President and Vice-President in the Constitution in the Transitory Provisions fixes an annual salary for President at P300, 000 and the Vice- President at P240, 000 . 3. During their tenure of office, the President and Vice-President shall not receive any other emoluments from the government. CHAPTER VARTICLE VII - EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT SECTION 6 – OFFICIAL RESIDENCE AND COMPENSATION
  • 5. Sec. 7. The President-elect and the Vice-President-elect shall assume office at the beginning of their terms. If the President-elect fails to qualify, the Vice- President-elect shall act as President until the President shall have been chosen and qualified. If at the beginning of the term of the President, the President-elect shall have died or shall have become permanently disabled, the Vice-President-elect shall become the President. CHAPTER VARTICLE VII - EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT SECTION 7&8 – PRESIDENTIAL SUCCESSION
  • 6. Where no President and Vice-President shall have been chosen or shall qualified, or where both shall have died or become permanently disabled, the President of the Senate or, in case of his inability, the Speaker of the House of Representatives shall act as President or a Vice-President shall have been chosen and qualified. The Congress shall, by law, provide for the manner in which one who is to act as President shall be selected until a President or a Vice-President shall have qualified, in case of death, permanent disability, or inability of the officials mentioned in the next preceding paragraph. CHAPTER VARTICLE VII - EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT SECTION 7&8 – PRESIDENTIAL SUCCESSION
  • 7. Sec. 8. In case of death, permanent disability, removal from office, or resignation of the President, the Vice-President shall become the President to serve the unexpired term. In case of death, permanent disability, or removal from office, or resignation of both the President and Vice-President, the President of the Senate or, in case of his inability, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, shall then act as President until the President or Vice-President shall have been elected and qualified. CHAPTER VARTICLE VII - EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT SECTION 7&8 – PRESIDENTIAL SUCCESSION
  • 8. The Congress shall, by law, provide who shall serve as President in case of death, permanent disability, or resignation of the acting President. He shall serve until the President or the Vice-President shall have been elected and qualified, and be the subject to the same restrictions of powers and disqualifications as the acting president. CHAPTER VARTICLE VII - EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT SECTION 7&8 – PRESIDENTIAL SUCCESSION
  • 9. • President • Vice-President • President of the Senate • Speaker of the House of Representatives CHAPTER VARTICLE VII - EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT SECTION 7&8 – PRESIDENTIAL SUCCESSION
  • 10. Sec. 9. Whenever there is vacancy in the office of the Vice-President during the term for which he was elected, the President shall nominate a Vice-President from among the Members of the Senate and the House of Representatives who shall assume office upon confirmation by a majority vote of all Members of both Houses of Congress, voting separately. CHAPTER VARTICLE VII - EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT SECTION 9,10,11,12&13 – LIMITATIONS OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH
  • 11. Sec. 10. The Congress shall, at ten o' clock in the morning of the third day after the vacancy in the offices of the President and Vice-President occurs, convene in accordance with its rules without the need of call and within seven days enact a law calling for a special election to elect a President and a Vice-President to be held not earlier than forty-five days nor later than sixty days from the time of such call. The bill calling such special election shall be deemed certified under paragraph 2, Section 26 Article VI of this Constitution and shall become law upon its approval on third reading by the Congress. CHAPTER VARTICLE VII - EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT SECTION 9,10,11,12&13 – LIMITATIONS OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH
  • 12. Appropriations for the special election shall be charged against any current appropriations and shall be exempt from the requirements of paragraph 4, Section 25 Article VI of this Constitution. The convening of the Congress cannot be suspended nor the special election postponed. No special election shall be called if the vacancy occurs within eighteen months before the date of the next election. CHAPTER VARTICLE VII - EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT SECTION 9,10,11,12&13 – LIMITATIONS OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH
  • 13. Sec. 11. Whenever the President transmits to the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of the Representatives his written declaration that he is unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office and until he transmits to them a written declaration to the contrary, such powers and duties shall be discharged by the Vice-President as Acting President. CHAPTER VARTICLE VII - EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT SECTION 9,10,11,12&13 – LIMITATIONS OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH
  • 14. Whenever a majority of all the Members of the Cabinet transmit to the President of the senate and to the Speaker of the House of Representatives their written declaration that the President is unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office, the Vice-President shall immediately assume the powers and duties of the office as Acting President. CHAPTER VARTICLE VII - EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT SECTION 9,10,11,12&13 – LIMITATIONS OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH
  • 15. Thereafter, when the President transmits to the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives his written declaration that no inability exists, he shall reassume the power and duties of his office. Meanwhile, should a majority of all the Members of the Cabinet transmit within five days to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House of Representatives their written declaration that the President is unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office, the Congress shall decide the issue. For that purpose, the Congress shall convene, if it is not in session, within forty-eight hours, in accordance with its rules and without need of call. CHAPTER VARTICLE VII - EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT SECTION 9,10,11,12&13 – LIMITATIONS OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH
  • 16. If the Congress, within ten days after receipt of the last written declaration, or if not in session, within twelve days after it is required to assemble determines by a two third vote of both houses voting separately, that the President is unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office, the Vice- President shall act as President, otherwise, the President shall continue exercising the powers and duties of his office. CHAPTER VARTICLE VII - EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT SECTION 9,10,11,12&13 – LIMITATIONS OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH
  • 17. Sec. 12. In case of serious illness of the President the public shall be informed of the state of his health. The members of the cabinet in charge of national security and foreign relations and the chief of staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, shall not be denied access to the President during such illness. CHAPTER VARTICLE VII - EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT SECTION 9,10,11,12&13 – LIMITATIONS OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH
  • 18. Sec. 13. The President, Vice-President, the Members of the Cabinet and their deputies or assistants shall not, unless otherwise provided in this Constitution, hold any other office or employment during their tenure. They shall not, during said tenure, directly or indirectly, practice any other profession, participate in any business, or be financially interested in any contract with, or in any franchise, or special privilege granted by the Government or any subdivision, agency or instrumentality thereof, including government owned or controlled corporations or their subsidiaries. They shall strictly avoid conflict of interest in the conduct of their office. CHAPTER VARTICLE VII - EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT SECTION 9,10,11,12&13 – LIMITATIONS OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH
  • 19. The spouse and relatives by consanguinity of affinity within the fourth civil degree of the President shall not during his tenure be appointed as Members of Constitutional Commissions, or the office of the Ombudsman, or as Secretaries, Undersecretaries, chairman or heads of bureaus or offices, including government-owned or controlled corporations and their subsidiaries. CHAPTER VARTICLE VII - EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT SECTION 9,10,11,12&13 – LIMITATIONS OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH
  • 20. The following are the constitutional disqualifications or prohibitions of the President during his tenure: 1. Shall not hold any other office or employment; 2. Shall not directly or indirectly practice any profession; 3. Shall not directly or indirectly participate in any business; 4. Shall not directly or indirectly be financially interested in any contract or any franchise or special privilege granted by the government-owned and controlled corporations or their subsidiaries; CHAPTER VARTICLE VII - EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT SECTION 9,10,11,12&13 – LIMITATIONS OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH
  • 21. The following are the constitutional disqualifications or prohibitions of the President during his tenure: 5. Shall strictly avoid conflict of interest in the conduct of his office; 6. Shall not grant loans, guarantees or other form of financial accommodation for any business purpose directly or indirectly for any government-owned establishment or in which he has controlling interest; and 7. Shall not receive any other emolument from the government or any other sources. CHAPTER VARTICLE VII - EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT SECTION 9,10,11,12&13 – LIMITATIONS OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH
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