Considering Sec. 11, R.A. 8436 which provides, as follows:chanroblesvirtuallawlibrary
"For this purpose, the deadline for the filing of certificate of candidacy/petition for registration/manifestation to participate in the election shall not be later than one hundred twenty (120) days before the elections. Provided, That, any elective official, whether national or local, running for any office other than the one which he/she is holding in permanent capacity, except for president and vice-president, shall be deemed resigned only upon the start of the campaign period corresponding to the position for which he/she is running: Provided, further, that unlawful acts or omissions applicable to a candidate shall take effect upon the start of the aforesaid campaign period.
"x x x.
The Commission resolved, as it hereby resolves, to amend the date of the filing of Certificate of Candidacy and other activities as follows:chanroblesvirtuallawlibrary
DATE/PERIOD: January 2-14, 2001
DATE/PERIOD: January 14, 2001
DATE/PERIOD: January 19, 2001
DATE/PERIOD: March 30, 2001 (FRI) to May 12, 2001 (SAT)
The Education and Information Department, this Commission, shall cause the immediate publication of this resolution in two (2) daily newspapers of general circulation in the Philippines and shall furnish copies thereof to all heads of registered national political parties, Regional Election Directors, Provincial Election Supervisors, Election Officers and all Departments, Bureaus, Offices and Agencies deputized by the Commission.
Let the Office of the Executive Director implement this resolution.
(Sgd.) HARRIET O. DEMETRIOU, Chairman
(Sgd.) JULIO F. DESAMITO, Commissioner
(Sgd.) TERESITA DY-LIACCO FLORES, Commissioner
(Sgd.) LUZVIMINDA G. TANCANGCO, Commissioner
(Sgd.) RALPH C. LANTION, Commissioner
(Sgd.) RUFINO S.B. JAVIER, Commissioner
(Sgd.) MEHOL K. SADAIN, Commissioner
Promulgated: 07 November 2000.