How to Pass the Bar Exam

Here are pointers for the 2009 Bar Exam to ensure that you will pass.

LawyerCoverage of the 2009 Bar Exam

September 6, 2009
(First Sunday, Morning)


1. Constitutional Law

2. Political Law

3. Administrative Law and Law on Public Officers
EXCLUDE: Implementing rules and regulations (IRR's) of different agencies

4. Laws on Suffrage
(a) Party List Law (RA 7941)
(b) Omnibus Election Code of the Philippines (B.P. 881)
(c) Electoral Reforms Law of 1987 (RA 6646)
(d) RA 7166 - An Act Providing for Synchronized National and Local Elections and for Electoral Reforms
(e) RA 9006 - Fair Election Practice Act

5. Local Government Code (RA 7160)(Basics)
EXCLUDE: Provisions Relating to Local Taxation

6. Public Corporations

7. Public International Law

September 6, 2009 (First Sunday, Afternoon)

1. Labor Laws (Labor Standards Law and Labor Relation Law)
(a) Labor Code of the Philippines (PD No. 442, as amended) Books I, II, III, V, VI and VII
EXCLUDE: Book IV
(b) Thirteenth (13th) Month Pay Law (PD No. 851, as amended)
(c) The Omnibus Rules Implementing the Labor Code of the Philippines (Limited to cases decided by the Supreme Court)
(d) Guidelines for the Exercise of the Right to Organize of Government Employees, etc. (Executive Order No. 180; June 1, 1987)

2. Social Legislation
(a) Social Security Act of 1997 (RA No. 8282)
(b) Government Service Insurance Act of 1997 (RA No. 8291)
(c) Anti-Sexual Harrassment Act of 1995 (RA No. 7877)
EXCLUDE:
(a) Employees Compensation and State Insurance Fund
(b) Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Law

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