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Constitution, he is a Filipino citizen because his father is aFilipino citizen.
Under the 1987 Constitution, Filipino domestic helpers in HongKong are not qualified to vote in national elections in thePhilippines because they are not residents of the Philippines.7.The Senate has the power to investigate the alleged anomalies inthe government for the purpose of gathering evidence toprosecute violators of law.
Pursuant to its judicial power, the Supreme Court may give legalopinions on problems that the President may refer to it foradvice.
Mr. Chua was born in China but has lived in the Philippines forthe last twenty years. He eventually acquired Philippinecitizenship by naturalization. As a naturalized Filipino citizen,however, he is not qualified to vote in Philippine elections but heis qualified to be a candidate in the presidential elections.10.The Senate has the power to make, alter, repeal, and modifylaws.11.The President has the power of control over local governments.
The President can use the money appropriated for official foreigntravels of the President to pay for urgent emergencyrequirements of the Armed Forces of the Philippines inconnection with the latter’s recent military campaign againstterrorists in Jolo.13.The Commission on Appointments has the power to recommendappointees to the executive branch.
All the President’s appointees to the Supreme Court must beconfirmed by the Judicial and Bar Council.
The Commission on Elections shall be the sole judge of allcontests relating to the election, returns and qualifications of thePresident and Vice-President and Members of Congress.
Under the 1987 Constitution, Congress may by law delegatesome of its taxing powers to the Bureau of Internal Revenues.