Civil Service Commission (CSC), Constitutional Law


Civil Service. The Civil Service shall be administered by the Civil Service Commission. (Section 1[1], Part B, Article IX, 1987 Constitution)

Coverage; All parts of the Government, including GOCCs with original charters. The civil service embraces all branches, subdivisions, instrumentalities, and agencies of the Government, including government-owned or controlled corporations with original charters. (Section 2[1], Part B, Article IX, Ibid.)

1. Composition and qualifications

Composition. The Civil Service Commission shall be composed of a Chairman and two (2) Commissioners. (Section 1[1], Part B, Article IX, 1987 Constitution)

Qualifications of CSC Chairperson and Commissioners:1) Natural-born citizens of the Philippines;2) At least thirty-five (35) years of age, at the time of their appointment;3) With proven capacity for public administration; and4) Must not have been candidates for any elective position in the elections immediately preceding their appointment. (Section 1[1], Part B, Article IX, Ibid.)

2. Security of tenure

Security of tenure; Due process. No officer or employee of the civil service shall be removed or suspended except for cause provided by law. (Section 2[3], Part B, Article IX, Ibid.)

Same; Temporary employees. Temporary employees of the Government shall be given such protection as may be provided by law. (Section 2[6], Part B, Article IX, Ibid.)

3. No electioneering or partisan political campaign

No electioneer...


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