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Interim Batasang Pambansa

NameInterim Batasang Pambansa
EntityPhilippines
TypeUnicameral
Houses1
Members208 members; elected
Leader1 TypePresident/Prime Minister
Leader1Ferdinand Marcos1
Party1KBL
Election1(1978 - 1981)
Leader2 TypeFirst Lady/MP, Region IV
Leader2Imelda Marcos
Party2KBL
Election2(1978 - 1984)
Leader3 TypePrime Minister/MP, Region IV-A
Leader3Cesar E.A. Virata2
Party3KBL
Election3(1981 - 1984)
Leader4 TypeDeputy Prime Minister/Majority Floor Leader
Leader4Jose A. Roño, Jr. (MP, Region VIII)2,3
Party4KBL
Election4(1981 - 1984)
Leader5 TypeSpeaker of the Batasan
Leader5Querube C. Makalintal (MP, Region IV)
Party5KBL
Election5(1978 - 1984)
Leader6 TypeSpeaker Pro-Tempore
Leader6Datu Blah T. Sinsuat (MP, Region XII)
Party6KBL
Election6(1978 - 1984)
Leader7 TypeMinority Floor Leader
Leader7Hilario G. Davide, Jr. (MP, Region VII)
Party7Pusyon Bisaya
Election7(1978 - 1984)
Voting System1Single-winner
Last Election1April 7, 1978 (regional)
April 27, 1978 (sectoral)
LocationBatasang Pambansa Complex, Batasan Hills, Quezon City
YearJune 12, 1978
Year2June 5, 1984
BeforeBatasang Bayan
AfterRegular Batasang Pambansa

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The Interim Batasang Pambansa ( ) or the 'First Batasan' was the legislature of the Republic of the Philippines from its inauguration on June 12, 1978 to June 5, 1984. It served as a transitional legislative body as mandated by the 1973 Constitution as the Philippines shifted from a presidential to a parliamentary form of government.


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