2013 (Political Law) Bar Exam Questions: Multiple Choice Question 16

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XVI. Patricio was elected member of the House of Representative in the May 2010 Elections. His opponent Jose questioned Patricio’s victory before the House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal and later with the Supreme Court.

In the decision promulgated in November 2011, the Court ruled in Jose’s favor; thus, Patricio was ousted from his seat in Congress. Within a year from that decision, the President can appoint Patricio ________. (1%)

(A) only as member of the board of directors of any government owned and controlled corporation

(B) only as a deputy Ombudsman

(C) only as a Commissioner of the Civil Service Commission

(D) only as Chairman of the Commission on Elections

(E) to any position as no prohibition applies to Patricio


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