Legislative Power of the Comelec

What specifically is the legislative power of the COMELEC?

The Commission on Elections has the following powers: 1. The Commission can issue rules and regulations to implement election laws. 2. To exercise other legislative functions as may be delegated to it by Congress.


  1. Rules to supervise or regulate the use of media and advertisement.
  2. Rules to implement prohibition against expenditures, or those in excess of the limits authorized by law.
  3. To issue any and all other rules to insure free, honest and orderly elections. (Source: Suarez Political Law Review)
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