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Statutory Construction

 

San Pablo Manufacturing Corporation vs Commissioner of Internal Revenue

Statutory Construction – Expressio Unius est Exclusio Alterius  San Pablo Manufacturing Corporation (SPMC) was assessed a 3% tax on its sales of corn and edible oil as manufactured products – […]

October 8, 2012

Fortunato Pamil vs Victorino Teleron

86 SCRA 413 – Political Law – Inviolability of the Separation of Church and State In 1971, Fr. Margarito Gonzaga, a priest, won the election for mayoralty in Alburquerque, Bohol. […]

December 2, 2011

Perfecto Floresca vs Philex Mining Corporation

136 SCRA 141 – Political Law – Separation of Powers – SC Cannot Legislate; Exception Statutory Construction – Determining the Purpose of the Law Perfecto Floresca et al are the heirs […]

November 6, 2010

Juan Ponce Enrile vs Jaime Salazar

186 SCRA 217 – Political Law – Separation of Powers – SC Cannot Change Law Statutory Construction – The Court Can Only Interpret Laws Criminal Law – Complex Crimes – Compound […]

November 6, 2010

Pastor Endencia vs Saturnino David

93 Phil. 699 – Political Law – The Judiciary – Te Legislature – Separation of Powers Statutory Construction – Who May Interpret Laws Saturnino David, the then Collector of Internal […]

November 6, 2010

Caltex (Philippines), Inc. vs. Enrico Palomar

18 SCRA 247 – Statutory Construction – Construction; defined – Noscitur A Sociis In 1960, Caltex (Philippines), Inc. announced its “Caltex Hooded Pump Contest”. The mechanics of the contest were as […]

November 6, 2010

Amelito Mutuc vs Commission on Elections

36 SCRA 228 – Statutory Construction – Ejusdem Generis  Political Law – Bill of Rights – Freedom of Expression Amelito Mutuc was a candidate for delegate to the Constitutional Convention […]

November 6, 2010

Cesario Ursua vs Court of Appeals

256 SCRA 149 – Statutory Construction – Purpose of a Law Civil Law – Application of Laws – Interpretation of Laws In 1989, Cesario Ursua was charged with bribery and dishonesty. […]

November 5, 2010