outbrain
Close  

DID YOU KNOW: Creation of the Commission on Human Rights

05:00 AM March 18, 2019

The Presidential committee on human rights was created by virtue of Executive Order No. 8 signed on March 18, 1986, by then President Corazon Aquino.

According to the order, the committee was purely advisory and consultative in nature, making it and all persons or personnel appointed and designated to or contracted by it, outside the coverage of civil service law, rules and regulations.

ADVERTISEMENT

In May 1987, after the ratification of the 1987 Constitution, the Commission on Human Rights was created to give more strength to the protection of human rights in the country. The presidential committee was subsequently abolished. —Christabelle Abad, Inquier Research junior intern

FEATURED STORIES

Read Next
EDITORS' PICK
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: CHR, Commission on Human Rights, Did you know
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2020 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.