LAW ON PUBLIC OFFICERS

I. Introduction A. Definition • Laurel vs Desierto, 381 SCRA 48 • Veterans Federation of the Phils. Vs Reyes, 483 SCRA 526 B. Elements • Cruz, The Law on Public Officers, Chapt. 1 C. Creation • Cruz, Chapt 1

D. Characteristics • Art. XI, Sec., 1987 Constitution • Cruz, Chapt 1 • Saura vs Sindico, 107 Phil. 336 • Santos vs Secretary of Labor, 22 SCRA 848 • Aparri vs Court of Appeals, 127 SCRA 231 • De la Victoria vs Comelec, 199 SCRA 561 • Mathay, Jr. vs Court of Appeals, 320 SCRA 703 E. De jure and de facto officers • Cruz, Chapt 3 • Tuanda vs Sandiganbayan, 249 SCRA 342 • Lino Luna vs Rodriguez, 37 Phil 136 • Regala vs Court of First Instance, 77 Phil 684 • Menzon vs Petillam 197 SCRA 253 • Dimaandal vs Commission on Aufit, 291 SCRA, 322 • Cui, et al. vs Ortiz, 107 Phil 1000 • Sampayan vs Daza, 213 SCRA 807 II. Qualifications/eligibility to public office • Cruz, Chapt 2 • E.O. No. 292, Book I Sec. 40 • Arts. V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, XIII, 1987 Constitution • Masquera vs Borra, 15 SCRA 7 • Monsanto vs Factoran, 170 SCRA 190 • Garcia vs Commission on Audit, 226 SCRA 356 • Civil Liberties Union vs Executive Secretary, 194 SCRA 317 • Caasi vs Court of Appeals, 191 SCRA 229 • Frivaldo vs Comelec, 174 SCRA 245 • Labo vs Comelec, 211 SCRA 297 • Saura vs Sindico, 107 Phil 336 • Aguila vs Genato 103 SCRA 380