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CIVIL LAW
2013 BAR EXAMINATIONS

COVERAGE

I.

Effect and Application of Laws (Civil Code) Include: Conflict of Laws (Private International Law)

II.

Human Relations (Arts. 19-22, Civil Code) Exclude: Independent civil actions and prejudicial questions which will be covered by the examinations in Remedial Law PERSONS

I. II.

Persons and Personality (Civil Code) Marriage (Family Code) Exclude: Muslim Code (P.D. 1083) Exclude: Duties of a Civil Registrar under Articles 12-19, 23-25 (Family Code) Exclude: A.M. No. 02-11-10-SC, Rule on Declaration of Absolute Nullity of Void Marriages and Annulment of Voidable Marriages; R.A. No. 6955, entitled “An Act

to Declare Unlawful the Practice of Matching Filipino Women for Marriage to Foreign Nationals on a Mail Order Basis and Other Similar Practices…”; R.A. No.
9208 or the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act of 2003

III.

Legal Separation (Family Code) Exclude: A.M. No. 02-11-11-SC or the Rule on Legal Separation

IV.

Rights and Obligations Between Husband and Wife (Family Code) Exclude: R.A. No. 7192 or the Women in Development and Nation Building Act; R.A. No. 8187, or the Paternity Leave Act of 1996; R.A. No. 9710 or The Magna Carta of Women.

V. VI. VII.

Property Relations of the Spouses (Family Code) The Family Paternity and Filiation (Family Code)

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entitled “An Act Requiring Certification of the Department of Social Welfare and Development to Declare a “Child Legally Available for Adoption” as a Prerequisite for Adoption Proceedings….com. Solo Parents' Welfare Act of 2000 (R.A. Civil Code)     www. Inter-Country Adoption Act of 1995 (R. Adoption A. No. Rule on Adoption (A. X.A. 9523. Support (Family Code) Parental Authority (Family Code) Exclude: 1.chanroblesbar.A. 356-363. 6809 which lowered the age of majority) Summary Judicial Proceedings in Family Law Cases XIII. 7610)  XI. 256) Exclude: Arts. Emancipation (Arts. 03-04-04-SC) 3.M. Retroactivity of the Family Code (Art.com : www.A.M. 02-6-02-SC ) 2. 03-02-05-SC) 2. 305-310. XII.chanroblesbar. No. No. Inc. No. No. Funerals (Arts.ph .A.ChanRobles Internet Bar Review : ChanRobles Professional Review. 254-255. No.A. Rule on Guardianship of Minors (A. entitled “An Act Providing for the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labor and Affording Stronger Protection for the Working Child…” which will be covered under Labor Law Include: Child Abuse Law (R. 234 and 236. 257 (Family Code) XIV. The Early Childhood Care and Development Act (R. No. 2013 Bar Examination Coverage     2 Civil Law                 VIII. R. 191-193 (Family Code) IX. Rules on Custody of Minors and Writ of Habeas Corpus in Relation to Custody of Minors (A. No. Civil Code) Exclude: Care and Education of Children (Arts.A. 8980) Exclude: R. No.M. 8043) Exclude: Articles 183-188. No. 8972) 4. 9231. No.” B. Domestic Adoption Act of 1998 (R. Family Code as amended by R.A. 8552) Exclude: 1.

43.A. V. Civil Code. Civil Registrar Exclude: Act No. Family Code) XVII. Civil Code (other articles repealed by Family Code) XVI. Inc. X. 375 and the Implementing Rules and Regulations of R. Easements Nuisance Modes of Acquiring Ownership PRESCRIPTION I. 364-369. XI. No. 2013 Bar Examination Coverage   XV. VII. III. 9048 PROPERTY I. VI. II. Art.com. Definition No prescription applicable Prescription or limitation of actions     www. III.chanroblesbar. IV.ph . 369-380.com : www. Absence (Art. Use of Surnames   3 Civil Law                 Arts. Usufruct IX. 41. II.chanroblesbar.ChanRobles Internet Bar Review : ChanRobles Professional Review. Characteristics Classification Ownership Accession Quieting of Title to or Interest in and Removal or Prevention of Cloud over Title to or Interest in Real Property Co-ownership Possession VIII.

IV. Joint and Solidary Obligation IX. V. Extinguishment of Obligations CONTRACTS I. II.chanroblesbar. VII. VI. III. IV. Definition Elements of an Obligation Different Kinds of Prestations Classification of Obligations Sources of Obligations Nature and Effect of Obligations Kinds of Civil Obligations VIII. III. III. V.com. IV. Essential Requisites Kinds of Contracts Formality Defective Contracts Effect of Contracts SALES I.chanroblesbar. V.ph . Inc.ChanRobles Internet Bar Review : ChanRobles Professional Review. VI. II. Definition and Essential Requisites of a Contract of Sale Parties to a Contract of Sale Subject Matter Obligations of the Seller to Transfer Ownership Price Formation of Contract of Sale     www. 2013 Bar Examination Coverage     4 OBLIGATIONS Civil Law                 I.com : www. II.

Transfer of Ownership VIII. Extinguishment of the Sale The Subdivision and Condominium Buyers' Protective Decree (P. No. No. II. 4726) Exclude: Electronic Commerce Act of 2000 (R. XI. Documents of Title Remedies of an Unpaid Seller Performance of Contract Warranties XIII. X.chanroblesbar. Civil Code). Risk of Loss IX. which will be covered under Remedial Law PARTNERSHIP I. XII. 8792). XV.ChanRobles Internet Bar Review : ChanRobles Professional Review. IV. 957) The Condominium Act (R.chanroblesbar. 2013 Bar Examination Coverage     5 Civil Law                 VII. III. 3952) SUCCESSION I. General Provisions Testamentary Succession Legal or Intestate Succession Provisions Common to Testate and Intestate Succession Exclude: Executors and administrators (Arts. XVI.A. II.ph .com. Bulk Sales Law (Act No. Retail Trade and Liberalization Act.A. 1058-1060. Contract of Partnership Rights and Obligations of Partnership Rights and Obligations of Partners Among Themselves     www. Inc. III. Public Land Law.com : www.D. Breach of Contract XIV.

Agency by Operation of Law IX. III. Inc.com. Loan Deposit Guaranty and Suretyship     www. VII. II. IV. II.ph . II.chanroblesbar. XI. III. X. Implied Agency Agency by Estoppel General vs.chanroblesbar.com : www.ChanRobles Internet Bar Review : ChanRobles Professional Review.   6 Civil Law                 Obligations of Partnership/Partners to Third Persons Dissolution Limited Partnership AGENCY I. Special Agency Agency Couched in General Terms Agency Requiring Special Power of Attorney VIII. Definition Void Compromise Effect CREDIT TRANSACTIONS I. Definition of Agency Powers Express vs. VI. Rights and Obligations of Principal Irrevocable Agency Modes of Extinguishment COMPROMISE I. VI. V. V. 2013 Bar Examination Coverage   IV. III.

VII. Torrens System Regalian Doctrine Citizenship Requirement Original Registration     www. III. 2013 Bar Examination Coverage     7 Civil Law                 IV. Pledge Real Mortgage   Include: Act 3135.chanroblesbar. II.com : www. Quasi-contracts IX. V. No. III. IV. Inc.ChanRobles Internet Bar Review : ChanRobles Professional Review. for inclusion in Labor Law) Contract of Labor (Exclude. Lease of Things Lease of Work or Services Lease of Rural and Urban Lands Rights and Obligations of Lessor and Lessee Special Rules for Lease of Rural/Urban Lands Household Service (Exclude. 4118 VI. for inclusion in Labor Law) VIII. Contract for Piece of Work (Exclude. for inclusion in Labor Law) LAND TITLES AND DEEDS I. Concurrence and Preference of Credits LEASE I.A. V. Antichresis Chattel Mortgage Include: Act 1508 VIII. IV.chanroblesbar.ph . VI. VII.com. as amended by R. II.

Special Liability in Particular Activities Strict Liability Book II--Damages I. Negligence IX. 2013 Bar Examination Coverage   V.chanroblesbar. II. VI. orders and partitions 4. Administrative structure of the Register of Deeds 7.com : www. Subsequent Registration Non-registrable Properties Dealings with Unregistered Lands   8 Civil Law                 Exclude: 1. Consultas TORTS AND DAMAGES Book I--Torts I. IV. II. VI. VII. Remedies sufficiently covered under Remedial Law 3. VII. Inc.ph .chanroblesbar. Registration of judgments. Principles Classification of Torts The Tortfeasor Act of Omission and its Modalities Proximate Cause Legal Injury Intentional Torts VIII. III.com. Registration of patents 6. Assurance fund 5.ChanRobles Internet Bar Review : ChanRobles Professional Review. General Considerations Actual and Compensatory Damages     www. X. V. History of land laws 2.

are examinable materials within the coverage of the 2013 Bar Examinations.com. For example. Graduation of Damages Miscellaneous Rules IMPORTANT NOTES: 1. VI. All Supreme Court decisions . Damages in Case of Death IX.pertinent to a given Bar subject and its listed topics. This was drawn up for the limited purpose of ensuring that Bar candidates are guided on the coverage of the 2013 Bar Examinations. V.com : www. The appreciation of the fact situations in. and the answers to. and promulgated up to January 31. have been omitted or are expressly excluded from the coverage of the 2013 Bar Examinations. “Independent Civil Actions” mentioned in the Civil Code shall be included as a topic in Remedial Law rather than in Civil Law.ph . For example. Moral Damages Nominal Damages Temperate or Moderate Damages Liquidated Damages Exemplary or Corrective Damages VIII. Note that there may be specific identification of the covering Bar Subject where a topic may be common to several Bar Subjects. 3. rules or specific topics. Listings whose subject matters run across several Bar Subjects shall be deemed to include only the subject matters specific to the given Bar Subject. “Impeachment” is generally a topic under Political Law but is listed also under Legal and Judicial Ethics for the ethical components of this Bar Subject. Inc. otherwise covered by the different examinable Bar Subjects.chanroblesbar. X. 2013 . This listing of covered topics is not intended and should not be used by the law schools as a course outline. VII.chanroblesbar.     www.ChanRobles Internet Bar Review : ChanRobles Professional Review. 2013 Bar Examination Coverage     9 Civil Law                 III. Note also that many special laws. 2. some questions in every Bar Subject may require the consideration of underlying ethical rules and values. IV.

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