Philippine Constitution Articles

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section 1The Philippines is a democratic and republican state. Sovereignty resides in the people and all government authority emanates from them.
section 2The Philippines renounces war as an instrument of national policy, adopts the generally accepted principles of international law as part of the law of the land and adheres to the policy of peace, equality, justice, freedom, cooperation, and amity among all nations.
section 3Civilian authority is, at all times, supreme over the Military. The Armed Forces of the Philippines is the protector of the people and the State. Its goal is to secure the sovereignty of the State and the integrity of the national territory.
section 4The prime duty of the government is to serve and protect the people. The government may call upon the people to defend the State, in the fulfillment thereof, all citizens may be required, under conditions provided by law, to render personal, military, or civil service.
section 5The maintenance of peace and order, the protection of life, liberty and property, and promotion of welfare are essential for the enjoyment by all the people of the blessings of democracy.
section 6The separation between Church and State shall be inviolable.
Article VIIExecutive Department
Article VIIIJudicial Department
Article IXConstitutional Commissions
Article XLocal Government
Article XIAccountability of Public Officers
Article XIINational Economy and Patrimony
Article XIIISocial Justice and Human Rights
Article XIVEducation, Science and Technology, Arts, Culture and Sports
Article XVThe Family
Article XVIGeneral Provisions
Article XVIIAmendments or Revisions
Article XVIIITransitory Provisions