2 weeks ‘Anti-terror law’s IRR follows Constitution’ Manilatimes
THE government has assured the public that the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of Republic Act 11479 or the “Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020” follows the country’s Constitution and existing laws. The Anti-Terrorism Council made this assurance after it approved on Wednesday the IRR of the Anti-Terrorism Law amid calls for the government to stop its implementation while there are 37 petitions pending before the Supreme Court questioning the constitutionality of its provisions. “The Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 is the most recent effort to address the issue of terrorism and all allied activities, while at the same time ensuring the ... more