President Benigno S. Aquino III today issued Executive Order No. 120 creating a Transition Commission (TC) that will draft the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law provided for in the Framework Agreement signed by the Government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) on October 15.
The EO provides a mechanism for authentic democratic collaboration in the crafting of a proposed law where the affected people themselves are actively involved.
The EO creates a 15-member TC that will be appointed by the President. The Government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front shall come up with a list of candidates from among the Bangsamoro and other residents in the prospective core area of the new political entity.