De Lima Aims To Integrate All Existing Election Laws Into One Election Code

Opposition Senator Leila M. de Lima has introduced a measure integrating all existing election laws, regulations and rules in the country into a single election code to make it attuned to the changing electoral landscape and emerging election technologies. De Lima, a noted election lawyer before she joined government service, filed Senate Bill (SB) No. 625, which aims to create a multi-sectoral Election Code Recodification Committee (ECRC) that will oversee the drafting of a unified election code. “We should again initiate efforts to recodify the election laws to make sure that all existing legislation are in harmony with each other…

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De Lima Aims To Integrate All Existing Election Laws Into One Election Code

Opposition Senator Leila M. de Lima has introduced a measure integrating all existing election laws, regulations and rules in the…