Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Frankahan with Senator Franklin "Frank" Drilon: Can President Noynoy Aquino revoke GMA’s midnight appointments?

"According to media reports, from March 1 to March 9, President Arroyo appointed more than 170 persons to important government positions. These appointments allegedly beat the deadline on the 60-day ban on appointments prior to elections, which started on March 10."

"But are these appointments legal or are they invalid since they fall under the Constitutional prohibition on midnight appointments?"

"This question, it appears, will dominate the legal landscape of the country in the coming weeks. Allow me, however, to dissect the various legal principles and doctrines involved in this issue."

Read Senator Franklin "Frank" Drilon's entire blog post here:

Can President Nonynoy Aquino revoke GMA's midnight appointments?

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