2017 (Political Law) Bar Exam Questions: Question 2

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-II-

A.

Under the doctrine of immunity from suit, the State cannot be sued without its consent. How may the consent be given by the State? Explain your answer. (3%)

B.

The doctrine of immunity from suit in favor of the State extends to public officials in the performance of their official duties. May such officials be sued nonetheless to prevent or to undo their oppressive or illegal acts, or to compel them to act? Explain your answer. (3%)

C.

Do government-owned or -controlled corporations also enjoy the immunity of the State from suit? Explain your answer. (3%)

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