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Noy’s ARMM polls delay move faces SC challenge By Angie M. Rosales, Aytch S. de la Cruz and Gerry Baldo 06/24/2011

Friday, June 24, 2011

Noy’s ARMM polls delay move faces SC challenge

By Angie M. Rosales, Aytch S. de la Cruz and Gerry Baldo 06/24/2011
The enactment of the law allowing the postponement of this year’s elections in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) is poised to be challenged before the Supreme Court (SC), with no less than the original author of the organic law debating before the high tribunal the unconstitutionality of the legislation now awaiting signature of President Aquino.

Former Senate President Aquilino Pimentel Jr. yesterday bared the planned move, which he had committed to take, having been approached by some concerned members of the Muslim communities.

The postponement violates the character and the soul of the autonomy that has been granted to the autonomous region, Pimentel stressed.

He, however, said they will have to wait until Aquino affixes his signature to the said measure to take its effect as a law or wait for it to lapse into law on June 30 before they can file a petition before the SC..... MORE

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