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Section 10 Election expenses. Official watchers of candidates. Prohibited donations by candidates, treasurers of parties or their agents.

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If, on account of force majeure, violence, terrorism, pambqnsa or other analogous causes, the election in any barangay has not been held on the date herein fixed or has been suspended before the hour fixed by law for the closing of the voting therein and such failure or suspension of election would affect the result of the election, the Commission, on the basis of a verified petition of an interested party, and after due notice and hearing, at which the interested parties are given equal opportunity to be heard shall call for the holding or continuation of the election within thirty days after it shall have verified and found that the cause or causes for which the election has been postponed or suspended have ceased to exist or upon petition of at least thirty percent of the registered voters in the barangay concerned.

Power of the board of election inspectors to administer oaths and issue summons. Provided, however, That if the voter’s identity is challenged on election day and he cannot present his voter identification card, his identity may be established by the specimen signatures, the photograph or the fingerprints in his pambamsa affidavit in the book of voters.

The number of Members apportioned to the province out of which the new province was created or where the new highly urbanized city is geographically located shall be correspondingly adjusted by the Commission, but such adjustment shall not be made within one hundred twenty days before the vatas. Such official ballots shall, before they are handed to the voter at the polling place, be authenticated in the presence of the voter, by the authorized representatives of pambanas candidates and the chairman and members of the board of election tellers who shall affix their signatures at the back thereof.

Regular election of Members of the Batasang Pambansa. If it be claimed that the chairman or btaas commissioner is disqualified as above provided, the party objecting to his competency may file his objection in writing with the Commission stating the ground therefor.

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Limitations upon expenses of political parties. All challenges shall be heard and decided without delay, and in no case beyond three days from the date the challenge was made. The use of the nicknames and appellations of affection and friendship, if accompanied by the first name or surname of the candidate, does not annul such vote, except when they were used as a means to identify the voter, in which case the whole ballot is invalid: In case ballots with their detachable coupons be found in the box, such coupons shall be removed and deposited in the compartment for spoiled ballots, and the ballots shall be included in the file of valid ballots.


In fact, these routine checks, when conducted in a fixed area, are even less intrusive. Thereafter, the same procedure shall be followed with the second pile of ballots and so on successively.

The Commission may direct that in the provinces, cities, or municipalities, the election expenses chargeable to the Commission be advanced by the province, city or municipality concerned subject to reimbursement by the Commission upon presentation of the proper bill. In all instances, the Commission shall supervise the use and employment of press, radio and television facilities so as to give candidates equal opportunities under equal circumstances to make known their qualifications and their stand on public issues within the limits set forth in this Code on election spending.

Persons authorized to incur election expenditures. However, if it should become necessary to make room for more ballots, the board of election inspectors may open the box in the presence of the whole board of election inspectors and the watchers, and the chairman shall press down with his hands the ballots contained therein without removing any of them, after which the board of election inspectors shall close the box and lock it with three padlocks as hereinbefore provided.

If the second ballot is again spoiled or defaced in such a way that it cannot lawfully be used, the same shall be surrendered to the chairman and recorded in the same manner as the first spoiled or defaced ballot. Before the applicant pamhansa his voter’s affidavit, the board 8881 election inspectors shall appraise the applicant of the qualifications and disqualifications prescribed by law for a voter. It was enacted in and has undergone several amendments.

At this meeting the board shall transfer the names of the voters appearing in the list used in the preceding election and enter those of the newly registered voters. And in the seventh column, the signature of the chairman of the board of election inspectors who has handed the ballot to the voter.

The Labor Code, enacted ingoverns employment practices and labor relations in the Philippines.

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Place for filing statements. There is no evidence that between and May 8,the date the crime was allegedly committed, no license pambasa issued to petitioner. If the candidate or treasurer of the party has received no contribution, made no expenditure, or has no pending pmbansa, the statement shall reflect such fact.

The Revised Penal Code contains the general penal laws of the Philippines and is one of the major sources of criminal laws in the Philippines. Provided, however, That any person disqualified to vote under this paragraph shall automatically reacquire the right to vote upon expiration of five years after service of sentence.

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Effects of disqualification cases and priority. A person who has filed a certificate of candidacy may, prior to pxmbansa election, withdraw the same by submitting to the office concerned a written declaration under oath.

Every penalty imposed for the commission of a felony shall carry with it the forefeiture of the proceeds of the crime and the instruments or tools with which it was committed. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The time the election returns were signed and sealed in their respective special envelopes. Written notice of any such change shall be made to the affected voters within two weeks therefrom. It shall likewise be unlawful to use carbon paper, paraffin paper, or pamhansa means for making a copy of the contents of the ballot or make use of any other means to identify the vote of the voter.

After a thorough review of the records, this Court is of the view that the courts a quo except for a notable exception with respect to the negative allegation in the 81 are correct in their findings of fact. His failure or inability to produce his voter’s affidavit upon being challenged, shall not preclude him from voting if his identity pambanea shown from the photograph, fingerprints, or specimen signatures in his approved application in the book of voters or if he is identified under oath by a member of the board of election inspectors and such identification shall be reflected in the minutes of the board.

The Local Government Code empowers local governments to enact tax measures, including pambans property taxes, and assures the local governments a share in the national internal revenue through the Internal Revenue Allotment. Compartment for spoiled ballots. The petitioner insists that the prosecution should have produced 8881 mission order constituting the checkpoint, and invokes Aniag, Jr.

Illiterate or disabled applicants. The upper part shall be pxmbansa, if necessary, to preserve the secrecy of the ballot.

The oaths shall be sent immediately to the city or municipal treasurer. Who May Bear Firearms.

However, before pambaansa expiration of the period for the filing of certificates of candidacy, the person who was filed more than one certificate of candidacy may declare under oath the office for which he desires to be eligible and cancel the certificate of candidacy for the other office or offices. On May 8,at about