In recent years, the Philippine state has implemented legislative reforms intended to make it more effective, efficient, and responsive to the needs of its citizens. The national government attempted to decentralize authority through the enactment of the Local Government Code, a law that devolved state authority from the central to the local government units. Yet along with enacting these laws, the Philippine government has also implemented legal instruments that support forms of economic globalization. Raymundo Rovillos discusses the study.
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