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Provided, further, That in the event or refusal or failure of either representative or watchers of said political party to make the designation, the members of the board of election inspectors present shall choose a non-partisan registered voter of the polling place to fill the vacancy. It shall be unlawful for any supplier, contractor or business firm to enter into contract involving election expenditures with representatives of candidates or political parties without such written authority.

The use of the nicknames and appellations of affection and friendship, if accompanied by the first name or surname of the candidate, does not annul such vote, except when they were used as a means to identify the voter, in which case the whole ballot is invalid: No polling place shall be located within the perimeter of or inside a pa,bansa or police camp or reservation or within a prison compound.

Nor can the Court believe petitioners claim that he could not have freely refused the police orders issued by the police team who were armed to the teeth and in the face of such show of force. The booths shall be so arranged that they can apmbansa accessible only bats passing through the guard rail and by entering through its open side facing the table of the board of election inspectors.

The issuance of firearm licenses shall be suspended during the election period.

In case there are certificates of canvass which have not been submitted to the Speaker of the Batasang Pambansa on account of missing election returns, a proclamation may be made if the missing certificates will not affect the results of the election.

Not later than the day following the barangay election, the board of election tellers shall deliver the list of voters to the election registrar batxs custody and safekeeping. Printing of official ballots and elections returns. Under the plain view doctrine, objects falling in the plain view of pamansa officer who has a right to be in the position to have that view are subject to seizure and may be presented as evidence.

Election of members of Sangguniang Pampook.

House of Representatives

In the second column, the surnames of the registered voters shall be written in alphabetical order followed by their respective first names, without abbreviations of any kind. Under said provision, it is explicit that even if the accused can prove that he is holding a valid license to possess such firearm, this circumstance by itself cannot exculpate him from criminal liability. Filing and distribution of certificate of candidacy. Tariffs and duties are covered under the Tariff and Customs Code.


Provided, further, That when a precinct is divided into two or more precincts, the registered voters shall be included in the precinct wherein they reside.

Before the applicant accomplishes his voter’s affidavit, the board of election inspectors shall appraise the applicant of the qualifications and disqualifications prescribed by law for a voter. In no case shall a decision be rendered upon a stipulation of facts.

The provincial, city and district boards of canvassers shall prepare the certificate of canvass for the election of President and Vice-President, supported by a statement of votes by polling place, in quintuplicate by the use of carbon papers or such other means as the Commission shall prescribe to the end that all five copies shall be legibly produced in one handwriting.

No special election shall be called if the vacancy occurs within seventy days before the date of the presidential election of Compartment for spoiled ballots. The candidates corresponding to the number of member or members to be elected in a constituency who receive the highest number of votes shall be declared elected.

The original of this report shall be delivered immediately to the barangay board of canvassers. The provincial election supervisor and the Commission shall respectively file and preserve the voter’s affidavits by city and municipality and in alphabetical order of their surnames. Comelec, [15] where the Court purportedly held that firearms seized from a motor vehicle without a warrant are inadmissible because there was no indication that would trigger any suspicion from the policemen nor any other circumstance showing probable cause.

The officer in-charge thereof, shall, on demand, furnish certified copies of any statement upon payment of the fee prescribed under Section hereof. The boxes shall be uniform throughout the Philippines and shall be solidly constructed and shall be closed with three different locks as well as three numbered security locks and such other safety devices as the Commission may prescribe in such a way that they can not be opened except by means of three distinct keys and by destroying such safety devices.

Temporary designation of members of the board of election inspectors by watchers. Decisions of the municipal or metropolitan trial courts may be appealed directly by the aggrieved party to the proper regional trial court within five days from receipt of notice thereof, otherwise said decision of the municipal or metropolitan trial court shall become final and executory after said period.

GoPhil. Any ballot written with crayon, lead pencil, or in ink, wholly or in part, shall be valid. If the word or words written on the appropriate blank on the ballot is bataa identical name or surname or full name, as the case may be, of two or more candidates for abtas same office none of whom is an incumbent, the vote shall be counted in favor of that candidate to whose ticket belong all the other candidates voted for in the same ballot for the same constituency.


Challenge of right to register.

Philippine legal codes

Each identification card shall bear the name and the address of the voter, his date of birth, sex, civil status, occupation, his photograph, thumbmark, the city or municipality and number of pambsnsa polling place pamnansa he is registered, his signature, his voter serial number and the signature of the chairman of the board of election inspectors.

The regional trial court shall decide the appeal within ten days from the time the appeal was received and its decision shall be immediately final and executory.

The applications shall be compiled alphabetically by precincts so as to make the file an exact replica of the book of voters in the possession of the election registrar. The Commission may direct that in the provinces, cities, or municipalities, the election expenses chargeable to the Commission pambanxa advanced by the province, city or municipality concerned subject to reimbursement by the Commission upon presentation of the proper bill.

Record of challenges and oaths. In the sixth column, the voter shall stamp on the day of the election the mark of the thumb of his right hand and under said mark his signature.

The oath of the applicant shall include a statement that he does not have any of the disqualifications of a voter and that he has not been previously registered in the precinct or in any other precinct. In case pambanas is no public school or other public building that can be ppambansa as polling places, other appropriate private buildings may be designated: Section 9 Official mail and telegram relative to elections. Any person found guilty of any election offense under this Code shall be punished with imprisonment of not less than one year but not more than six years and pamansa not be subject to probation.

Where only the first name of a candidate or only his surname is written, the vote for such candidate is valid, if there is no other candidate with the same first name or surname for the same office.

Violation of the rules and regulations of the Commission issued to implement this section shall be an election offense punishable under Section hereof. Perform such other functions as may be entrusted to such group or organization by the Commission. Undoubtedly, it is the constitutional presumption of innocence that batass such burden upon the prosecution.