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Milkee May A. Mendoza BSN IV- SEC.

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BILL OF RIGHTS
Section 1. No person shall be deprived of life, liberty, or property without due process of law, nor shall any person be denied the equal protection of the laws. Section 2. The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects against unreasonable searches and seizures of whatever nature and for any purpose shall be inviolable, and no search warrant or warrant of arrest shall issue except upon probable cause to be determined personally by the judge after examination under oath or affirmation of the complainant and the witnesses he may produce, and particularly describing the place to be searched and the persons or things to be seized. Section 3. (1) The privacy of communication and correspondence shall be inviolable except upon lawful order of the court, or when public safety or order requires otherwise, as prescribed by law. (2) Any evidence obtained in violation of this or the preceding section shall be inadmissible for any purpose in any proceeding. Section 4. No law shall be passed abridging the freedom of speech, of expression, or of the press, or the right of the people peaceably to assemble and petition the government for redress of grievances. Section 5. No law shall be made respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof. The free exercise and enjoyment of religious profession and worship, without discrimination or preference, shall forever be allowed. No religious test shall be required for the exercise of civil or political rights. Section 6. The liberty of abode and of changing the same within the limits prescribed by law shall not be impaired except upon lawful order of the court. Neither shall the right to travel be impaired except in the interest of national security, public safety, or public health, as may be provided by law. Section 7. The right of the people to information on matters of public concern shall be recognized. Access to official records, and to documents and papers pertaining to official acts, transactions, or decisions, as well as to government research data used as basis for policy development, shall be afforded the citizen, subject to such limitations as may be provided by law. Section 8. The right of the people, including those employed in the public and private sectors, to form unions, associations, or societies for purposes not contrary to law shall not be abridged. Section 9. Private property shall not be taken for public use without just compensation.

No law impairing the obligation of contracts shall be passed. Section 15. impartial. or administrative bodies. Section 13. No person shall be compelled to be a witness against himself. (2) In all criminal prosecutions. Section 12. (3) Any confession or admission obtained in violation of this or Section 17 hereof shall be inadmissible in evidence against him. (4) The law shall provide for penal and civil sanctions for violations of this section as well as compensation to the rehabilitation of victims of torture or similar practices.Section 10. Section 11. (1) No person shall be held to answer for a criminal offense without due process of law. Section 14. to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation against him. solitary. The privilege of the writ of habeas corpus shall not be suspended except in cases of invasion or rebellion. or be released on recognizance as may be provided by law. except those charged with offenses punishable by reclusion perpetua when evidence of guilt is strong. and their families. Secret detention places. (1) Any person under investigation for the commission of an offense shall have the right to be informed of his right to remain silent and to have competent and independent counsel preferably of his own choice. If the person cannot afford the services of counsel. Free access to the courts and quasi-judicial bodies and adequate legal assistance shall not be denied to any person by reason of poverty. and public trial. to meet the witnesses face to face. that he has been duly notified and his failure to appear is unjustifiable. when the public safety requires it. or other similar forms of detention are prohibited. be bailable by sufficient sureties. violence. or any other means which vitiate the free will shall be used against him. before conviction. Excessive bail shall not be required. threat. the accused shall be presumed innocent until the contrary is proved. All persons. and to have compulsory process to secure the attendance of witnesses and the production of evidence in his behalf. trial may proceed notwithstanding the absence of the accused: Provided. (2) No torture. quasi-judicial. he must be provided with one. . Section 16. All persons shall have the right to a speedy disposition of their cases before all judicial. and shall enjoy the right to be heard by himself and counsel. Section 17. to have a speedy. shall. These rights cannot be waived except in writing and in the presence of counsel. incommunicado. However. after arraignment. force. The right to bail shall not be impaired even when the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus is suspended. intimidation.

. psychological. No person shall be imprisoned for debt or non-payment of a poll tax. If an act is punished by a law and an ordinance. for compelling reasons involving heinous crimes. No person shall be twice put in jeopardy of punishment for the same offense. Section 22. (2) The employment of physical. or degrading punishment against any prisoner or detainee or the use of substandard or inadequate penal facilities under subhuman conditions shall be dealt with by law. conviction or acquittal under either shall constitute a bar to another prosecution for the same act. Section 21. (1) No person shall be detained solely by reason of his political beliefs and aspirations. unless. No ex post facto law or bill of attainder shall be enacted. Any death penalty already imposed shall be reduced to reclusion perpetua. the Congress hereafter provides for it. (1) Excessive fines shall not be imposed. Section 20. Neither shall death penalty be imposed. nor cruel. Section 19.Section 18. degrading or inhuman punishment inflicted. (2) No involuntary servitude in any form shall exist except as a punishment for a crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted.

and to documents and papers pertaining to official acts. transactions. (2) Any evidence obtained in violation of this or the preceding section shall be inadmissible for any purpose in any proceeding. No law shall be made respecting an establishment of religion. The liberty of abode and of changing the same within the limits prescribed by law shall not be impaired except upon lawful order of the court. as prescribed by law. and particularly describing the place to be searched and the persons or things to be seized. No person shall be deprived of life.Marrianne G. The right of the people to information on matters of public concern shall be recognized. and effects against unreasonable searches and seizures of whatever nature and for any purpose shall be inviolable. . of expression. No law shall be passed abridging the freedom of speech. Neither shall the right to travel be impaired except in the interest of national security. Section 2. as may be provided by law. shall forever be allowed. (1) The privacy of communication and correspondence shall be inviolable except upon lawful order of the court. papers.2 Section 1. Section 6. liberty. shall be afforded the citizen. Access to official records. as well as to government research data used as basis for policy development. or of the press. without discrimination or preference. Lopez BILL OF RIGHTS BSN-IV Sec. or when public safety or order requires otherwise. or decisions. houses. The right of the people to be secure in their persons. and no search warrant or warrant of arrest shall issue except upon probable cause to be determined personally by the judge after examination under oath or affirmation of the complainant and the witnesses he may produce. or the right of the people peaceably to assemble and petition the government for redress of grievances. Section 5. Section 3. Section 4. Section 7. or public health. or prohibiting the free exercise thereof. No religious test shall be required for the exercise of civil or political rights. public safety. nor shall any person be denied the equal protection of the laws. or property without due process of law. The free exercise and enjoyment of religious profession and worship. subject to such limitations as may be provided by law.

he must be provided with one. the accused shall be presumed innocent until the contrary is proved. to have a speedy. All persons. Secret detention places. The right of the people. incommunicado. and shall enjoy the right to be heard by himself and counsel. shall. force. or be released on recognizance as may be provided by law. threat. Section 11. violence. (4) The law shall provide for penal and civil sanctions for violations of this section as well as compensation to the rehabilitation of victims of torture or similar practices. Private property shall not be taken for public use without just compensation. Free access to the courts and quasi-judicial bodies and adequate legal assistance shall not be denied to any person by reason of poverty. Section 13. solitary. including those employed in the public and private sectors. Section 9. The right to bail shall not be impaired even when the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus is suspended. to form unions. impartial. or any other means which vitiate the free will shall be used against him. Section 12. Section 10. except those charged with offenses punishable by reclusion perpetua when evidence of guilt is strong. intimidation. These rights cannot be waived except in writing and in the presence of counsel. Excessive bail shall not be required. (3) Any confession or admission obtained in violation of this or Section 17 hereof shall be inadmissible in evidence against him. to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation against him. and public trial. be bailable by sufficient sureties. and their families. associations. (2) In all criminal prosecutions. (1) No person shall be held to answer for a criminal offense without due process of law. to . If the person cannot afford the services of counsel. or societies for purposes not contrary to law shall not be abridged. (2) No torture. (1) Any person under investigation for the commission of an offense shall have the right to be informed of his right to remain silent and to have competent and independent counsel preferably of his own choice. or other similar forms of detention are prohibited. Section 14. No law impairing the obligation of contracts shall be passed. before conviction.Section 8.

psychological. Any death penalty already imposed shall be reduced to reclusion perpetua. Section 15. nor cruel. (1) No person shall be detained solely by reason of his political beliefs and aspirations. for compelling reasons involving heinous crimes. Section 17. Section 16.meet the witnesses face to face. Section 19. Section 20. (1) Excessive fines shall not be imposed. No person shall be compelled to be a witness against himself. Neither shall death penalty be imposed. or administrative bodies. All persons shall have the right to a speedy disposition of their cases before all judicial. No ex post facto law or bill of attainder shall be enacted. the Congress hereafter provides for it. quasi-judicial. Section 22. (2) No involuntary servitude in any form shall exist except as a punishment for a crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted. However. . unless. degrading or inhuman punishment inflicted. No person shall be twice put in jeopardy of punishment for the same offense. that he has been duly notified and his failure to appear is unjustifiable. The privilege of the writ of habeas corpus shall not be suspended except in cases of invasion or rebellion. when the public safety requires it. and to have compulsory process to secure the attendance of witnesses and the production of evidence in his behalf. after arraignment. trial may proceed notwithstanding the absence of the accused: Provided. (2) The employment of physical. No person shall be imprisoned for debt or non-payment of a poll tax. conviction or acquittal under either shall constitute a bar to another prosecution for the same act. Section 18. If an act is punished by a law and an ordinance. or degrading punishment against any prisoner or detainee or the use of substandard or inadequate penal facilities under subhuman conditions shall be dealt with by law. Section 21.