THE Supreme Court en banc on Tuesday declared the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) or pork barrel fund “unconstitutional”, confirming a Manila Times story last Nov.18. It also made permanent the temporary restraining order it imposed on the 2013 PDAF.

Voting 14-0, the High Court declared the entire balance of the 2013 PDAF unconstitutional in a decision penned by Associate Justice Estela Perlas-Bernabe. The ruling is “immediately executory.”

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