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  House of Representatives - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Often, the House of Representatives is the lower house of a bicameral legislature, with the corresponding upper house often called a 'senate'.
In Indonesia, the Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat (DPR) is generally known in English as the "House of Representatives", as is the Dewan Rakyat of the Parliament of Malaysia.
Under apartheid, the House of Representatives was the house for South Africa's mixed race 'Coloured' community, in the tricameral parliament of 1984-1994.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/House_of_Representatives   (239 words)

  
 JURIST - Philippines: Filipino Law, Legal Research, Human Rights
The President, head of the Executive branch, the House of Representatives and the Senate, components of the Legislative branch, are elected by the populous.
Of a possible 250 members of the House of Representatives, 206 are elected from the single-member districts.
U.S. Treaties with the Philippines, as of 1/1/00
jurist.law.pitt.edu /world/philippines.htm   (972 words)

  
 Member FAQs - Office of the Clerk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Representatives elected in special elections during the course of a Congress generally take the oath of office on the floor of the House Chamber when the Clerk of the House has received a formal notice of the new Member's election or appointment from State government authorities.
The Speaker acts as leader of the House and combines several roles: the institutional role of presiding officer and administrative head of the House, the partisan role of leader of the majority party in the House, and the representative role of an elected Member of the House.
House Democrats refer to their organization as the Democratic Caucus, while House Republicans refer to their organization as the House Republican Conference.The party caucus or conference officially elects party floor leaders; the party whips nominate each party's candidates for the Speakership and other offices in the House.
clerk.house.gov /members/memFAQ.html   (2893 words)

  
 ILAB - The Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In the third quarter of 1991, the Philippine Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) estimated that there were 777,000 Filipino workers between the ages of 10 and 14, and 1.4 million between 15 and 17 years.
The Philippines is a party to the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child and ILO Convention No. 59 Concerning Minimum Age for Admission to Employment in Industry.
Official Gazette (of the Senate and the House of Representatives of the Philippines), vol.
www.dol.gov /ILAB/media/reports/iclp/sweat/philippines.htm   (2222 words)

  
 The Congressional Library of the House of Representatives, Congress of the Philippines - Section on Library and ...
Parts of the library and archival collections of the Philippine congresses dispersed after the imposition of Martial Law in 1972 that were retrieved from various sources became the initial collections of the Batasang Pambansa when the latter convened in 1978.
The administrative head of the Secretariat of the House of Representatives is the Speaker of the House.
The House of Representatives occupies the building which in a record speed of three months was constructed in time for the opening of the Batasang Pambansa.
www.ifla.org /VII/s3/conf/1phili-e.htm   (2842 words)

  
 Planet Philippines Feature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Commission shall present to the authorized representatives of the Department of Foreign Affairs and the accredited major political parties the ballots for overseas absentee voters, voting instructions, election forms and other election paraphernalia for scrutiny and inspection prior to their transmittal to the embassies, consulates and other foreign service establishments concerned.
The authorized representatives of accredited major political parties shall have the right to be present in all phases of printing, transmittal, and casting of ballots abroad.
During this phase of the election process, the authorized representatives of political parties, candidates, and accredited citizens' arms of the Commission shall be notified in writing thereof and shall have the right to witness the proceedings.
www.planetphilippines.com /current/features_current/feature7.html   (4334 words)

  
 A Primer on RA 7941
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:
Incumbent sectoral representatives in the House of Representatives who are nominated in the party-list system shall not be considered resigned.
For purposes of the May 1998 elections, the first five (5) major political parties on the basis of party representation in the House of Representatives at the start of the Tenth Congress of the Philippines shall not be entitled to participate in the party-list system.
www.geocities.com /amin_luzon/RA7941.htm   (1444 words)

  
 House of Representatives (from United States government) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
The House of Representatives was intended by the framers of the Constitution to reflect the popular will.
The number of representatives from each state is proportional to the size of the state's population.
It consists of two houses: the Senate, in which each state, regardless of its size, is represented by two senators, and the House of Representatives (see Representatives, House of), to which members...
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-209644   (963 words)

  
 Philippines: Stop Violence Against Women. Time to end abuse in the home - Amnesty International   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Cover photo: Bellaflor Angara-Castillo (foreground), a member of the House of Representatives in the Philippines and author of a bill against violence against women, with the director of AI Philippines (far left) at a lobbying rally.
Hers is just one example of how a dynamic and committed network of human rights and women’s rights organizations is making a difference in the Philippines, by helping survivors of violence in the family, lobbying for reform of legislation and government support agencies, and organizing awareness-raising, education and training aimed at women’s empowerment.
Women from several women’s groups in Manila, the Philippines, join forces in November 2002 to demand justice for victims of domestic violence ahead of a rally to commemorate the anniversary of the death of Maria Teresa Carlson.
web.amnesty.org /library/Index/ENGASA350012004?open&of=ENG-PHL   (736 words)

  
 Philippines: Investment Policies & Implementation (Export Development Act)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
i.Nine (9) representatives from the private sector, the majority of whom shall be recommendees of the accredited organization, and one of whom shall be appointed as vice-chairman.
This act which is a consolidation of House Bill No. 12073 and Senate Bill No. 1863 was finally passed by the House of Representatives and the senate on December 20, 1994.
The President shall appoint the private sector representatives, who are not ex-officio members, upon nomination of the accredited organization, ensuring balanced representation from the Visayas and Mindanao and various sectors, such as a labor sector, agriculture and traditional export sectors and the like.
www.actetsme.org /phil/eda1.htm   (7190 words)

  
 StopHazing.org -- "Educating to Eliminate Hazing"
The head of the school or organization or their representatives must assign at least two (2) representatives of the school or organization, as the case may be, to be present during the initiation.
It is the duty of such representative to see to it that no physical harm of any kind shall be inflicted upon a recruit, neophyte or applicant.
If the person subjected to hazing or other forms of initiation rites suffers any physical injury or dies as a result thereof, the officers and members of the fraternity, sorority or organization who actually participated in the infliction of physical harm shall be liable as principals.
www.stophazing.org /laws/philippines_law.htm   (941 words)

  
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Its principal office shall be in Metro Manila, but it may establish other branches or offices elsewhere in the Philippines as may be necessary or proper for the accomplishment of its purposes and objectives.
The six (6) members representing the abovementioned sectors/ industry shall be appointed by the President of the Philippines upon recommendation of the Secretary of Health.
Speaker of the House of Representatives ERNESTO M. President of the Senate This Act, which is a consolidation of Senate Bill No. 1471 and House Bill No. 10070 was finally passed by the Senate and the House of Representatives on December 8, 1997.
www.grain.org /brl_files/philippines-tama-97-en.doc   (1693 words)

  
 The National Council of the Union of Burma Manila Mission - NCUB Foreign Affairs Committee Report
Representative Jaime Lopez, Vice Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Relations, House of Representatives, received the NCUB delegation at the Penthouse of the Speaker Ramon Mitra Building at 11:15 AM.
The NCUB delegation updated current Burma political situation to Representative Lopez and he expressed the role of the Philippines position towards Burma from a viewpoint as a member of the ASEAN.
As Vice Chairmen of Financial committee of the House of Representatives, he was keenly interested in the question of current sanctions and trade embargo.
www.cald.org /missions&visits/ncub/ncubvisit_report.htm   (2412 words)

  
 House Bill 4955 Medical Malpractice Welcome Filipino Dentist.Com
REPRESENTATIVE OSCAR S. This legislative measure seeks to strengthen the right of a patient to quality medical care.
For this and other reasons, the passage of this house bill is earnestly sought.
REPRESENTATIVE OSCAR S. Be it enacted by the Senate and the House of Representatives of the Philippines in
filipinodentist.com /malpractice.htm   (839 words)

  
 PM, Mushahid honoured by Philippines -DAWN - National; January 29, 2006
Pakistan’s Ambassador Muhammad Naeem Khan received the medal from the Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Philippines Jose De Venecia on behalf of the prime minister.
The ceremony was attended by Congressional leaders and the staff of the House of Representatives of the Philippines.
Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed, PML secretary-general, was also awarded a Congressional Medal of Achievement by the House of Representatives of the Philippines on Jan 27 in recognition of his political, diplomatic and parliamentary accomplishments.
www.dawn.com /2006/01/29/nat10.htm   (221 words)

  
 REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9147
The Secretary or the authorized representative, in consultation with the concerned agencies, before granting the necessary permit, shall require that prior informed consent be obtained by the applicant from the concerned indigenous cultural communities, local communities, management board under Republic Act No. 7586 or private individual or entity.
All Philippine wildlife which are not listed as threatened prior to the effectivity effectivity of this Act but which may later become so, shall likewise be registered during the  period set after the publication of the updated list of threatened species.
Customs officers and/or other authorized government representatives assigned at air or seaports who may have intercepted wildlife commodities in the discharge of their official functions shall, prior to further disposition thereof, secure a clearance from the wildlife traffic monitoring unit assigned in the area.
www.tanggol.org /environmental_laws/wildlife_act.html   (4424 words)

  
 Consulate General of the Philippines - Chicago
Declaration of Policy -- It is hereby declared the policy of the State that all Philippine citizens who become citizens of another country shall be deemed not to have lost their Philippine citizenship under the conditions of this Act.
Retention of Philippine Citizenship -- Any provision of law to the contrary notwithstanding, natural born citizens of the Philippines who have lost their Philippine citizenship by reason of their naturalization as citizens of a foreign country are hereby deemed to have re-acquired Philippine citizenship upon taking the following oath of allegiance to the Republic:
This Act, which is a consolidation of Senate Bill No. 2130 and House Bill No. 4720 was finally passed by the Senate and the House of Representatives on August 25, 2003 and August 26, 2003, respectively.
www.chicagopcg.com /ra9225.html   (578 words)

  
 Republic of the Philippines CONGRESS OF THE PHILIPPINES Metro Manila   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
There is hereby established a body corporate to be known as the Philippine Institute of Traditional and Alternative Health Care, hereinafter referred to as the Institute.
The six (6) members representing the above-mentioned sectors/industry shall be appointed by the President of the Philippines upon recommendation of the Secretary of Health.
This Act, which is a consolidation of Senate Bill No.1471 and House Bill No.10070 was finally passed by the Senate and the House of Representatives on December 8, 1997.
www.doh.gov.ph /ra/ra8423.htm   (2711 words)

  
 CONTINUED PRESENCE OF U.S. MILITARY IN THE PHILIPPINES
Speaker and distinguished colleagues, Philippine sovereignty and territorial integrity are primordial national concerns.
Neither has the Philippines declared any of the other nations tagged by the US as its next target of attack, such as Iraq, as our enemy.
By all means, let us address their villainy but let us do so by addressing them squarely and not in a way which gives the US a pretext for interfering in our affairs.
www.yonip.com /main/articles/no_more_lies.html   (1212 words)

  
 Philippines: Animal Welfare Act (1998)
SECTION 1: It is the purpose of this Act to protect and promote the welfare of all animals in the Philippines by supervising and regulating the establishment and operations of all facilities utilized for breeding, maintaining, keeping, treating or training of all animals either as object of trade or as household pets.
The Committee shall be chaired by a representative coming from the private sector and shall have two (2) vice-chairpersons composed of the representative of the BAI and another from the private sector.
This Act, which is a consolidation of Senate Bill No. 2120 and House Bill No. 9274 was finally passed by the Senate and the House of Representatives on February 3, 1998 and February 2, 1998, respectively.
eelink.net /~asilwildlife/phil_animal_act.html   (1108 words)

  
 DIVORCE BILL
Divorce is not a novel legal right granted by Philippine civil laws: the Family Code of the Philippines sanctions relative divorce (a mensa et thoro).
In 1917 Act 2710 was passed by the Philippine Legislature repealing the Siete Partidas by allowing divorce on the grounds of adultery on the part of the wife and concubinage on the part of the husband.
The present Family Code of the Philippines also does not allow divorce (except a divorce obtained by the alien spouse of a Filipino citizen abroad), but it has expaded the grounds for legal separation to ten.
simbahayan.tripod.com /divbill.html   (2183 words)

  
 Republic Act 7611
(1) "Palawan" refers to the Philippine province composed of islands and islets located 7'47' and 12'22' north latitude and 117'00' and 119'51' east longitude, generally bounded by the South China Sea to the northwest and by the Sulu Sea to the east.
This may establish linkages between the NGOs, community leaders, sector representatives and the staff of line agencies development communication or public information section and at the same time, be used to plan out a comprehensive public information drive.
This Act which originated in the House of Representatives was finally passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on February 7, 1992 and February 6, 1992, respectively.
www.pcsd.ph /sep_law/ra7611.htm   (2444 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The members of the Board shall serve for a term of five (5) years without compensation, except for actual and necessary traveling and subsistence expenses incurred in the performance of their duties.
They shall be appointed by the Secretary of the DENR as follows: (a) A member who shall be appointed to represent each local government down to barangay level whose territory or portion is included in the protected area.
(Sgd) NEPTALI A. President of the Senate (Sgd) RAMON V. Mitra Speaker of the House of Representatives This Act which is a consolidation of House Bill No. 34696 and Senate Bill No. 1914 was finally passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on February 6, 1992.
www.oneocean.org /download/990217/NIPAS-1.doc   (1520 words)

  
 Republic of the Philippines - Republic Act No. 9048
Citizens of the Philippines who are presently residing or domiciled in foreign countries may file their petition, in person, with the nearest Philippine Consulates.
The petitions filed with the city or municipal civil registrar or the consul general shall be processed in accordance with this Act and its implementing rules and regulations.
This Act which is a consolidation of House Bill No. 9797 and Senate Bill No. 2159 was finally passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on February 7, 2001 and February 8, 2001, respectively.
www.census.gov.ph /data/civilreg/ra9048.html   (1375 words)

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