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CCHOPE ELECTION 2001

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ELECTION LAWS AND COMELEC RESOLUTIONS

1987 Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines
Selected Provisions

Republic Act No. 6713
"Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees"

Batas Pambansa Blg. 881
"Omnibus Election Code of the Philippines"

Executive Order No. 157, s.1987
Providing For Absentee Voting By Officers And Employees Of Government Who Are Away From The Places Of Their Registration By Reason Of Official Functions On Election Day

SECTION INDEX

Applicable/Relevant
Election Laws

COMELEC Rules &
Regulations

Other Executive
Issuance

Executive Order No. 270, s.1987
Amending Proclamation No. 94 Providing For The Holding Of Local Elections Pursuant To The Second Paragraph Of Section 1, Article XVIII Of The 1987 Constitution, And Appropriating Funds Therefor

Republic Act No. 6636
An Act Resetting The Local Elections From November 9, 1987 To January 18, 1988, Amending For This Purpose Executive Order Numbered Two Hundred And Seventy

Republic Act No. 6646
"The Electoral Reforms Law of 1987"

Republic Act No. 7056
An Act Providing For The National And Local Elections In 1992, Paving The Way For Synchronized And Simultaneous Elections Beginning 1995, And Authorizing Appropriations Therefor

Republic Act No. 7166
An Act Providing For Synchronized National And Local Elections And For Electoral Reforms, Authorizing Appropriations Therefor, And For Other Purposes

Republic Act No. 7941
"Party-List System Act"

Republic Act No. 8046
An Act Authorizing The Commission On Elections To Conduct A Nationwide Demonstration Of A Computerized Election System And Pilot-Test It In The March 1996 Elections In The Autonomous
Region In Muslim Mindanao (Armm) And For Other Purposes

Republic Act No. 8189
"The Voterís Registration Act of 1996"

Republic Act No. 8436
An Act Authorizing The Commission On Elections To Use An Automated Election System In The May 11, 1998 National Or Local Elections And In Subsequent National And Local Electoral Exercises, Providing Funds Therefor And For Other Purposes

Republic Act No. 8746
An Act Providing For The Date Of The Regular Elections Of Regional Governor, Vice-Governor And Members Of The Regional Legislative Assembly Of The Autonomous Region In Muslim Mindanao (Armm) Further Amending For The Purpose Republic Act No. 7647 Entitled "An Act Providing For The Date Of Regular Elections For Regional Governor, Regional Vice-Governor And Members Of The Regional Legislative Assembly Of The Autonomous Region In Muslim Mjndanao

Republic Act No. 8753
An Act Resetting The Regular Elections For The Elective Officials Of The Autonomous Region In Muslim Mindanao Provided For Under Republic Act No. 8746 And For Other Purposes

Republic Act No. 8953
An Act Resetting The Regular Elections For Elective Officials Of The Autonomous Region In Muslim Mindanao To Coincide With The General Elections To Be Held On The Second Monday Of May 2001

Republic Act No. 9006
"Fair Election Act"

Republic Act No. 9012
An Act Resetting The Regular Elections For Elective Officials Of The Autonomous Region In Muslim Mindanao To The Second Monday Of September 2001, Amending For The Purpose Republic Act No. 8953

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COMELEC Rules & Regulations

"Comelec Rules of Procedure"
of 15 February 1993

Resolution No. 2847, s.1996
In Re: Rules And Regulations Governing The Election Of The Party-List Representatives Through The
Party-List System

Resolution No. 3253, s.2000
Rules And Regulations Governing The Filing Of Certificates Of Candidacy In Connection With The May 14, 2001 National And Local Elections

Resolution No. 3253-A, s.2000
Amended Rules And Regulations Governing The Filing Of Certificates Of Candidacy In Connection With The May 14, 2001 National And Local Elections

Resolution No. 3254, s.2000
Rules And Regulations On Foreign Observers In Connection With The May 14, 2001 National And Local Elections

Resolution No. 3258, s.2000
Calendar Of Activities And Periods Of Prohibited Acts In Connection With The May 14, 2001 National And Local Elections

Resolution No. 3270, s.2000
Guidelines For Mass Media Accreditation In Connection With The May 14, 2001 National And Local Elections

Resolution No. 3284, s.2000
In The Matter Of Amending Resolution No. 3258 On The Period For Nomination Of And Selection Of Official Candidates And Fixing The Deadline For Filing Petitions For Registration Of Political Parties

Resolution No. 3300, s.2000
Authority Of The Commission On Elections To Appoint, Fill Positions And Transfer Or Reassign Its Personnel During Prohibited Periods In Connection With The May 14, 2001 Elections

Resolution No. 3301, s.2000
In The Matter Of Exercising Supervision And Control Over The Philippines National Police In Connection With The May 14, 2001 National And Local Elections

Resolution No. 3306, s.2000
In The Matter Of Amending Certain Portions Of Comelec Resolution No. 3258 Re Calendar Of Activities For The May 14, 2001 National And Local Elections

Resolution No. 3307, s.2000
Rules And Regulations Governing The Filing Of Petition For Registration, Manifestation To Participate, And Submission Of Names Of Nominees Under The Party-List System Of Representation In Connection With The May 14, 2001 National And Local Elections

Resolution No. 3307-A, s.2000
Rules And Regulations Governing The Filing Of Petition For Registration, Manifestation To Participate, And Submission Of Names Of Nominees Under The Party-List System Of Representation In Connection With The May 14, 2001 National And Local Elections

Resolution No. 3308, s.2000
Request For The Concurrence Of The President Of The Philippines In The Deputation Of Law Enforcement Agencies And Instrumentalities Of The Government Including The Armed Forces Of The Philippines To Ensure Free, Orderly, Honest, Peaceful And Credible May 14, 2001 National And Local Elections

Resolution No. 3309, s.2000
Deputation Of Law Enforcement Agencies And Instrumentalities Of The Government, Prescribing Their Duties And Functions As Deputies Of The Commission On Elections In Connection With The May 14, 2001 National And Local Elections

Resolution No. 3310, s.2000
Deputation Of Certain Departments Under The Executive Branch, Government-Owned And-Controlled Corporations And Financial Institutions In Connection With The May 14, 2001 National And Local Elections

Resolution No. 3314, s.2000
Instructions To Chiefs Of Police Of Cities/Municipalities On The Conduct Of Preliminary Examination On The Violation Of The Bans On
Firearms, Other Deadly Weapons And Security Personnel In Connection With The May 14, 2001 National And Local Elections

Resolution No. 3322, s.2000
In The Matter Of Amending Certain Portions Of Comelec Resolution No. 3258 Re Calendar Of Activities For The May 14, 2001 National And Local Elections

Resolution No. 3328, s.2000
Rules And Regulations On: (A) Bearing, Carrying Or Transporting Firearms Or Other Deadly Weapons; (B) Security Personnel Or Bodyguards; (C) Bearing Arms By Any Member Of Security Or Police Organization Of Governement Agencies And Other Similar Organization (D) Organization Or Maintenance Of Reaction Forces During The Election Period In Connection With The May 14, 2001 National And Local Elections

Resolution No. 3329, s.2000
Guidelines In Connection With Applications For Retirement, And Vacation Leaves In The Months Preceding The May 14, 2001 National And Local Elections

Resolution No. 3342, s.2000
In The Matter Of Amending The Period To Hold Political Conventions To Nominate Official Candidates In National And Local Elective Positions Including Elective Regionalofficials Of Autonomous Region In Muslim Mindanao (Armm)

Resolution No. 3360, s.2000
Working Committees In Connection With The May 14, 2001 National And Local Elections

Resolution No. 3368, s.2000
In The Matter Of Amending Comelec Resolution No. 3341 Re Posters On The Calendar Of Activities And Election Bans Relative To The May 14, 2001 National And Local Elections

Resolution No. 3369, s.2000
In The Matter Of The Memorandum Dated 28 November 2000 Of Atty. Ma. J. Angelina G. Matibag, Director Iv, Education And Information Department Relative To The Printing Of The Primer And Poster On The Party-List System.

Resolution No. 3370, s.2000
In The Matter Of The "Primer On The System Of Continuing Registration Of Voters" Pursuant To Ra 8189

Resolution No. 3371, s.2000
In The Matter Of The Request For The Procurement Of Supplies And Printing Of Ids For Media Accreditation

Resolution No. 3373, s.2000
In Re: Notice To Political Parties To File Their Petition For Accreditation To Determine The Six (6) Political Parties Entitled To Appoint One Of The Recognized Principal Watchers In The May 14, 2001 National And Local Elections

Resolution No. 3373-A, s.2000
In The Matter Of Amending Resolution No. 3373 Relative To The Dates Of Hearing

Resolution No. 3400, s.2000
Rules On The Liquor Ban In Connection With The May 14, 2001 Elections

Resolution No. 3401, s.2000
Enforcement Of The Prohibition Against Appointment Or Hiring Of New Employees; Creation Or Filing Up Of New Positions; Giving Salary Increases; Transferring/Detailing Civil Service Employees; And Suspension Of Elective Local Officials In Connection With The May 14, 2001 Elections

Resolution No. 3402, s.2000
Rules Delegating To Comelec Field Officials The Hearing And Reception Of Evidence Of Disqualification Cases Filed In Connection With The May 14, 2001 National And Local Elections

Resolution No. 3419, s.2000
Rules And Regulations On The Continuing Registration Of Voters In The Autonomous Region In Muslim Mindanao In Connection With The May 14, 2001 National And Local Elections

Resolution No. 3420, s.2000
Guidelines On The Establishment Of Comelec Checkpoints In Connection With The May 14, 2001 National And Local Elections

Resolution No. 3426, s.2000
Resetting The Scheduleddeadlines For The Filing Of Certificates Of Candidacy And Other Related Activities For Purposes Of The May 14, 2001 National And Local Elections

Resolution No. 3439, s.2000
Rules And Regulations On Local Absentee Voting In Connection With The May 14, 2001 National And Local Elections

Resolution No. 3459, s.2001
Security Measures For The Printing And Safekeeping Of Official Ballots, Election Returns And Other Accountable Forms For The May 14, 2001 National And Local Elections

Resolution No. 3463, s.2001
In The Matter Of The Form To Be Used For The Filing Of The Certificates Of Nomination And Acceptance Of A Political Party / Sectoralarty / Organization / Coalition In The May 14, 2001 Election

Resolution No. 3467, s.2001
In The Matter Of Requesting The Honorable Secretary Of Justice To Assign Prosecutors As Members Of A Special Task Force To Assist The Commission In The Investigation And Prosecution Of Election Offenses In The May 14, 2001 National And Local Elections And Reiterating The Continuing Deputation Of Prosecutors Under Rule 34 Of The Comelec Rules Of Procedure

Resolution No. 3479, s.2001
Rules And Regulations Governing Public Works Ban And Release, Disbursement And Expenditures Of Public Funds In Connection With The May 14, 2001 National And Local Elections

Resolution No. 3503, s.2001
In The Matter Of The Proposed Amendment Of Sec. 6, Comelec Resolution No. 3420
This pertains to the Memorandum dated 16 January 2001 of Comm. Ralph C. Lantion, Chairman, Committee on Security Personnel/Gun Ban, relative to the proposal to amend Sec. 6, Resolution No. 3420 (Guidelines On The Establishment Of Comelec Checkpoints In Connection With The May 14, 2001 National And Local Elections)

Resolution No. 3529, s.2001
In The Matter Of The Addendum To Sec. 2 Of Resolution No. 3401, Promulgated On 15 December 2000 Re Enforcement Of The Prohibition Against Appointment, Etc. In Connection With The May 14, 2001 Elections

Resolution No. 3553, s.2001
In The Matter Of The Designation Of Honorable Commissioner Rufino S.B. Javier As Acting Chairman Of The Commission Pending The Appointment And Assumption Of The New Chairman

Resolution No. 3559, s.2001
In The Matter Of Moving The Deadline For The Filing Of Certificate Of Candidacy In Connection With The May 14, 2001 Elections

Resolution No. 3559-A, s.2001
In The Matter Of Amending Resolution No. 3559 Relative To Moving The Deadline For The Filing Of The Certificate Of Candidacy In Connection With The May 14, 2001 Elections

Resolution No. 3584, s.2001
In The Matter Of The Recommendation On The Request For A Two-Day Additional Registration Of New Voters

Resolution No. 3618, s.2001
In The Matter Of Placing Certain Areas In The Country Under Comelec Control

Resolution No. 3619, s.2001
Number And Allocation Of Seats Of (1) Members, House Of Representatives; And (2) Elective Members Of The Sangguniang Panlalawigan For Purposes Of The May 14, 2001 National And Local Elections

Resolution No. 3620, s.2001
Number And Allocation Of Elective Members Of Sangguniang Panlungsod And Sangguniang Bayan For Purposes Of The May 14, 2001 National And Local Elections

Resolution No. 3632, s.2001
In The Matter Of The Memorandum Of The Law Department Relative To The Certificates Of Candidacy For The Position Of Senator In Connection With The May 14, 2001 Elections

Resolution No. 3636, s.2001
Rules And Regulations Implementing Republic Act No. 9006 Otherwise Known As "Fair Election Act" For The May 14, 2001 National And Local Elections

Resolution No. 3642, s.2001
Amending Comelec Resolution No. 3619 Dated 13 February 2001 Insofar As The Number And Allocation Of Members, House Of Representatives And Elective Members Of The Sangguniang Panlalawigan Of Zamboanga Del Sur And Fixing The Number And Allocation Of Congressmen And Sangguniang Panlalawigan Of The Newly Created Province Zamboanga Sibugay

Resolution dated 08 March 2001
In the matter of the Accreditation as Citizenís arm of the Commission, PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL FOR RESPONSIBLE VOTING (PPCRV)

Resolution No. 3714, s.2001
In The Matter Of The Application For Media Accreditation In Connection With The May 14, 2001 National And Local Elections

Resolution No. 3715, s.2001
In The Matter Of Granting Cash Advances To The Office Of The Regional Election Director And Special Disbursing Officers For The Transshipment Of Comelec Cargo Intended For Field Offices

Resolution No. 3725, s.2001
In The Matter Of The Regional Assignments Of The Chairman And Commissioners

Resolution No. 3737, s.2001
In The Matter Of Amending Section 4 (C) Of Comelec Resolution No. 3328 Re: Suspension Of Permits To Carry Firearms And Issuance Of Mission Orders And Memorandum Receipts

Resolution No. 3743, s.2001
General Instructions For The Board Of Election Inspectors On The Casting And Counting Of Votes For The May 14, 2001 National And Local Elections

Other Executive Issuance

Proclamation No. 94, s.1987
Fixing The Date For The Holding Of The Local Elections Pursuant To The Second Paragraph Of Section 1, Article XVIII Of The 1987 Constitution

DILG Memorandum on Gun Ban

DOJ Legal Opinion on Cabinet Members Engaging in Partisan Political Activities


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