Police Power

Police Power – the power vested in legislature by the Constitution, to make, ordain, and establish  all manner of wholesome and reasonable laws, statutes, and  ordinances, either with penalties or without, not repugnant to  the Constitution, as they shall judge to be for the good and  welfare of the Commonwealth, and of the subjects of the  same.” – Page 54 of http://sc.judiciary.gov.ph/8986/

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