Duterte to sign EO ​on new ​Bangsamoro Transition Commission

Features Philippines Nov 4, 2016 at 7:30 pm

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte will be signing the executive order on Monday, Nov. 7 reconstituting the Bangsamoro Transition Commission tasked to draft the enabling law that will result to a Bangsamoro government if approved by Congress.

The draft of a new enabling law will replace the failed Bangsamoro Basic Law. submitted to Congress.

Irene Santiago, chair of the Government Implementing Panel for the Bangsamoro Peace Accords, said the independent BTC is also tasked to draft amendments to the Constitution “if any”.

The BTC formally has 15 members, eight from the Moro Islamic Liberation Front and seven from the government.


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