1981 Philippine constitutional referendum

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National plebscite and local plebscites was held on April 7, 1981 in the Philippines.[1] The plebiscite was set to amend the following revisions made by the Interim Batasang Pambansa, pursuant to Batasang Pambansa Blg.122:[2]

  • Call for the establishment of a modified parliamentary system, amending for this purpose Articles VII, VIII and IX of the Philippine Constitution
  • Institute electoral reforms
  • Provides that a natural-born citizen of the Philippines who has lost his Philippine citizenship may be a transferee of private land, for use by him as residence

Also were held in certain areas the creation of three municipalities in Bohol, South Cotabato and Zamboanga del Norte:

Plebscite results

The majority of the Filipino people voted "Yes" to the terms and constitutional amendments.[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ Zaide, Sonia (1999). The Philippines: A Unique Nation. Quezon City: All Nations Publishing Co. p. 392. ISBN 971-642-071-4.
  2. ^ a b "Proclamation No. 2077, s. 1981 | GOVPH". Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines. Retrieved 2018-11-02.
  3. ^ "Proclamation No. 2068, s. 1981 | GOVPH". Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines. Retrieved 2018-11-02.
  4. ^ "Proclamation No. 2053, s. 1981 | GOVPH". Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines. Retrieved 2018-11-02.
  5. ^ "Proclamation No. 2069, s. 1981 | GOVPH". Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines. Retrieved 2018-11-02.
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