Republic of the Philippines



BAR MATTER No. 1222               September 23, 2003


Quoted hereunder, for your information, is a resolution of the Court En Banc dated September 23, 2003.

"Bar Matter No. 1222.- Re: 2003 Bar Examinations.- Acting on the report and recommendation by the Chairman of the 2003 Bar Examinations Committee concerning the examination conducted on the morning of September 21, 2003 on the subject of Mercantile Law, the Court Resolved to:

(a) NULLIFY the examination on this subject, in view of the Court's findings which affect the integrity of the examination in Mercantile Law; and

(b) HOLD another examination in Mercantile Law on Saturday October 4, 2003, eight o'clock in the evening (being the earliest available time and date) at the same venue (De La Salle University, Taft Avenue, Manila.)

This resolution is without prejudice to any further action the Court may take on the matter."

Very truly yours,

Clerk of Court

Jose C. Vitug (x)
Associate Justice and
Chairman, 2003 Bar Examinations
Supreme Court

Atty. Ma. Cristina B. Layusa (x)
Deputy Clerk of Court
and Bar Confidant
Office of the Bar Confidant
Supreme Court

Ms. Carmelita I Quebegco (x)
Executive Vice President

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