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The 1987 Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines


We, the sovereign Filipino people, imploring the aid of Almighty God, in order to build a just and humane society and establish a Government that shall embody our ideals and aspirations, promote the common good, conserve and develop our patrimony, and secure to ourselves and our posterity the blessings of independence and democracy under the rule of law and a regime of truth, justice, freedom, love, equality, and peace, do ordain and promulgate this Constitution.

Article I     National Territory
Article II    Declaration of Principles and State Policies
Article III   Bill of Rights
Article IV    Citizenship
Article V     Suffrage
Article VI    Legislative Department
Article VII   Executive Department
Article VIII  Judicial Department
Article IX    Constitutional Commission
                A. Common Provisions
                B. The Civil Service Commissions
                C. The Commission on Elections
                D. The Commission on Audit
Article X     Local Government
                General Provisions
                Autonomous Regions
Article XI    Accountability of Public Officers
Article XII   National Economy and Patrimony
Article XIII  Social Justice and Human Rights
                Agrarian and Natural Resources Reform
                Urban Land Reform and Housing
                Role and Rights of People's Organization
                Human Rights
Article XIV   Education, Science and Technology, Arts
                Culture and Sports
Article XV    The Family
Article XVI   General Provisions
Article XVII  Amendments or Revisions
Article XVIII Transitory Provisions