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Vice President is the second highest national official elected by the people.
The Vice President should possess the same
qualifications as the President. He is elected in the same manner and for
the same term as the Prsident. He may be appointed by the President as
a member of his Cabinet or as head of an executive department. Such an
appointmet requires no confirmation from the Commission on Appointments
The office is very important because the Vice
President becomes the President when this position becomes vacant either
due to resignation, removal or impeachment, incapacitation, or death.
The Vice President cannot serve for more than
two successive terms.
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