Expelled Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno is scrutinizing the rationale behind the Duterte organization’s proposed move to federalism.
Sereno clarified that sanction change might be the start of the dismantling of the republic, and majority
rule government out and out, expecting that a move to federalism may in the end prompt tyranny.
Sereno explained that charter change may be the beginning of the dismemberment of the republic, and
democracy altogether, fearing that a shift to federalism may eventually lead to authoritarianism.
“If you are saying local empowerment is key to bring about even growth then why are you consolidating
power to the presidency, which means perhaps it’s not really local empowerment but there is a deeper
an underlying reason for this,” she told ANC in a meeting.
The previous best judge’s remarks come after the Consultative Committee entrusted to survey the 1987 Constitution affirmed not long ago a proposed draft of the modified natural law.
Furthermore chance that embraced by Congress, the proposition will make ready for an elected type of government.
Ding Generoso, representative of the consultative panel on sanction change, in the interim, debated Sereno’s cases.
“Federalism is tied in with separating the forces of the local government in Manila and appropriating powers…How would you be able to have dictatorship when you are separating the intensity of the specific office that can make that kind of tyrant administer?” he said in a different meeting with ANC.
Catch Tina Monzon-Palma’s full meeting with the previous best judge on ANC’s Independence Day arrangement airing on Thursday at 8 p.m.