2013 (Political Law) Bar Exam Questions: Multiple Choice Question 1

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I. The equal protection clause is violated by ______________. (1%)

(A) a law prohibiting motorcycles from plying on limited access highways.

(B) a law granting Value Added Tax exemption to electric cooperatives that sells electricity to the “homeless poor.”

(C) a law providing that a policeman shall be preventively suspended until the termination of a criminal case against him.

(D) a law providing higher salaries to teachers in public schools who are “foreign hires.”

(E) a law that grants rights to local Filipino workers but denies the same rights to overseas Filipino workers.

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  1. (D) a law providing higher salaries to teachers in public schools who are “foreign hires.”

    (N.B. Applying by analogy the ruling in International School Alliance of Educators (ISAE) vs. Quisumbing, G.R. No. 128845, 1 June 2000)

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