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VIII. THE ELECTORAL TRIBUNAL AND THE COMMISSION ON APPOINTMENTS

Section 22. Representation of the House. The House contingent in the House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal and the Commission on Appointments composed of six (6) and twelve (12) Members respectively, who shall be chosen on the basis of proportional representation of the political parties and parties or organizations registered under the partylist system represented therein, shall be constituted within thirty (30) days after the election of the Speaker.

Section 23. Election of Members. The motion or resolution to elect Members to the House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal and Commission on Appointments shall not be subject to a division of the House.

Section 24. Vacancy. Any vacancy in the House contingent in the House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal and the Commission on Appointments shall be filled through a motion or resolution presented to the House in accordance with Sections 22 and 23 hereof. In case a vacancy occurs during a recess of Congress, the Speaker may fill the vacancy temporarily with a Member belonging to the same party or organization as the former incumbent upon nomination of the parties or organizations concerned.

Section 25. Rules and Regulations. The House recognizes the power of the House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal and the Commission on Appointments to adopt their own rules and regulations.

SOURCE: Committee on Rules