An Act Amending Presidential Decree Numbered Eight Hundred Eighty-Five, Otherwise Known as the Revised Anti-Subversion Law

Section 1. Section Two of Presidential Decree Numbered Eight hundred eighty-five, otherwise known as the Revised Anti-Subversion is hereby amended to read as follows:

"Sec. 2. Subversive Associations and Organizations - Any association, organization, political party, or group of persons organized for the purpose of overthrowing the Government of the Republic of the Philippines or for the purpose of removing from the allegiance to said government or its laws, the territory of the Philippines or any part thereof, with the open or covert assistance or support of a foreign power, by force, violence, deceit or other illegal means shall be considered and is hereby declared a subversive organization."

Section 2. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

Approved: June 6, 1979

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