Philippine Judicial Branch Final Exam Reviewer
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Philippine Judicial Branch Final Exam Reviewer

Test your knowledge of the Philippine Judicial Branch with this final examination reviewer. Explore the interpretation of laws, the power to decide on legal disputes, and the role of the Supreme Court and lower courts in settling actual controversies. Brush up on the creation of the Judicial and Bar Council and the expanded power of judicial review as per the 1987 Constitution.

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Questions and Answers

What is the age requirement to be a member of the House of Representatives?

At least 25 years of age on the day of the election

What is the main power of the Judiciary?

Interpreting laws on legal disputes

Who acts as the final arbiter and may declare any legislative or executive ruling as unconstitutional?

The Supreme Court

What does the Supreme Court have the power to review?

<p>Proclamation of martial law and suspension of the writ of habeas corpus</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main function of the Judicial and Bar Council?

<p>Selection of Supreme Court justices</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the Supreme Court's role in presidential elections?

<p>Acts as a judge</p> Signup and view all the answers

What does Article VIII, Section 4:2 of the Constitution empower the Supreme Court to do?

<p>Declare any legislative or executive ruling as unconstitutional</p> Signup and view all the answers

Study Notes

Legislative Branch

  • To be a member of the House of Representatives, one must be at least 25 years old.

Judicial Branch

  • The main power of the Judiciary is to interpret laws.

Supreme Court

  • The Supreme Court acts as the final arbiter and has the power to declare any legislative or executive ruling as unconstitutional.
  • The Supreme Court has the power to review decisions made by lower courts.
  • In presidential elections, the Supreme Court plays a role in resolving disputes.

Judicial and Bar Council

  • The main function of the Judicial and Bar Council is to screen and recommend candidates for vacancies in the judiciary.

Constitutional Empowerment

  • Article VIII, Section 4:2 of the Constitution empowers the Supreme Court to review, revise, or set aside judgments of lower courts.

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