2013 (Political Law) Bar Exam Questions: Multiple Choice Question 7

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VII. Who has control of the expenditure of public funds? (1%)

(A) The Office of the President through the Department of Budget and Management.

(B) The House of Representatives from where all appropriation bills emanate.

(C) The Senate through its Committee on Finance.

(D) The Congress of the Republic of the Philippines.

(E) Both the members and the President acting jointly, if so provided by the General Appropriations Act.


  1. A.

    The Executive, through the DBM, prepares the proposed annual budget to be considered – allow, disallow or alter – by the Congress in passing the GAC.

  2. should it be Congress? because they allocate funds, ryt? thus, it follows that what has been allocated must be disbursed by the Exec. Pls enlighten me, i’m a 4th yr law student.

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