Category Archives: Executive

The power to appoint vested in the President includes the power to make temporary appointments, unless he is otherwise specifically prohibited by the Constitution or by the law, or where an acting appointment is repugnant to the nature of the office involved

I.               Nature of petitioner’s appointment a.                 A staggered term of office is not inconsistent with an acting appointment The petitioner asserts that contrary to what appears in his appointment paper, the appointment extended to him was really a regular appointment; … Continue reading

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The President’s act of delegating authority to the Secretary of Justice by virtue of said Memorandum Circular is well within the purview of the doctrine of qualified political agency, long been established in our jurisdiction

Anent the 1st, 2nd and 4th  assigned errors, petitioner argues that the refusal of the OP to act on her petition could not be justified as falling within the ambit of the doctrine of  qualified political agency; that while the … Continue reading

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