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No ‘judicial independence’ in proposed federal constitution — Sereno

Former Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno on Friday said the provisions stated in the proposed federal constitution do not promote judicial independence. During the Hindi Pwederalismo charter change forum at the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP), Sereno said the proposed federal constitution has blurred the lines between the duties of the courts and the legislature. Under the proposed system, lawmakers can go to the courts to ask for advisory opinions, Sereno noted. This means even the federal

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