04/02/2020 E-Library - Information At Your Fingertips: Printer Friendly 558 Phil. 338 EN BANC [ G.R. NO. 166052, August 29, 2007 ] ANAK MINDANAO PARTY-LIST GROUP, AS REPRESENTED BY REP. MUJIV S. HATAMAN, AND MAMALO DESCENDANTS ORGANIZATION, INC., AS REPRESENTED BY ITS CHAIRMAN ROMY PARDI, PETITIONERS, VS. THE EXECUTIVE SECRETARY, THE HON. EDUARDO R. ERMITA, AND THE SECRETARY OF AGRARIAN/LAND REFORM, THE HON. RENE C. VILLA, RESPONDENTS. DECISION CARPIO MORALES, J.: Petitioners Anak Mindanao Party-List Group (AMIN) and Mamalo Descendants Organization, Inc. (MDOI) assail the constitutionality of Executive Order (E.O.) Nos. 364 and 379, both issued in 2004, via the present Petition for Certiorari and Prohibition with prayer for injunctive relief. E.O. No. 364, which President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo issued on September 27, 2004, reads: EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 364 TRANSFORMING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRARIAN REFORM INTO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND REFORM WHEREAS, one of the five reform packages of the Arroyo administration is Social Justice and Basic [N]eeds; WHEREAS, one of the five anti-poverty measures for social justice is asset reform; WHEREAS, asset reforms covers [sic] agrarian reform, urban land reform, and ancestral domain reform; WHEREAS, urban land reform is a concern of the Presidential Commission [for] the Urban Poor (PCUP) and ancestral domain reform is a concern of the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP); WHEREAS, another of the five reform packages of administration is Anti-Corruption and Good Government; the Arroyo WHEREAS, one of the Good Government reforms of the Arroyo administration is rationalizing the bureaucracy by consolidating related functions into one department; elibrary.judiciary.gov.ph/thebookshelf/showdocsfriendly/1/44257 1/15

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