ARTICLE III: Bill of Rights

Recognizes the individual rights of the Filipino people and guarantees its protection against abuses. Included in the bill of rights are: due process of law; equal protection of the laws; protection against unreasonable searches and seizures; right to privacy of communication and correspondence; and the right to free speech, expression and to peaceably assemble. The specific rights of the accused is likewise presented, such as; right to bail, right to criminal due process, right to speedy disposition of cases, right against self-incrimination, non-imprisonment for non payment of debt or a poll tax, and right against double jeopardy. It further prohibits the enactment of an ex post facto law or a bill of attainder.


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