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COURT NEWS FLASH

125 Pass 2014 Special Bar Exams for Shari-ah Courts

February 24, 2014

One hundred twenty-five or 46.82% out of the 267 examinees passed this year’s Special Bar Examinations for the Shari’ah Courts, the Supreme Court, through the Office of the Bar Confidant (OBC), disclosed today.

The top ten passers are: Pandi, Edna P. (90.3%); Sinsuat, Indira I. (87.8%); Bin Usman, Imam Luqman L. (86.65%); Maulana, Princess Joy M. (86.55%); Tagtagan, Shahani Muhaymin B. (86.2%); Kabalu, Hajar U. (86.15%); Lacoto, Norjanna T. (85.8%); Mabang, Eshan Karl O. (85.75%); Ali, Mohaimen U. (85.45%); and Sultan, Abdelghani C. (85.3%).

Deputy Clerk of Court and Bar Confidant Ma. Cristina B. Layusa said that the oath-taking ceremony of the successful candidates will be held at 2 p.m. on March 11, 2014 at the Session Hall of the New SC Building in Faura, Manila. 

The successful examines are required to secure their clearance from the OBC from today until March 10, 2014. The successful examinees who were conditionally admitted to take the examinations are also required to complete their remaining requirements. Likewise, they are required to prepare P1,000 for the oath-taking fee and P100 for the Certificate of Admission.

The Shari’ah Bar exams were held on January 19 and 26, 2014 at the Court of Appeals, Maria Orosa Street, Manila. Judge Kaudri I. Jainul is Chair of the 2014 Committee on the Shari’ah bar Examinations, with the following members: Prof. Macrina Morados, Persons, Family Relations and Property; Atty. Melchor Rey K. Sadain, Procedure in Shari’ah Courts; Judge Samsodin A. Mustapha, Jurisprudence (FIQH) and Customary Laws (ADAT); and Judge Montano K. Kalimpo, Succession, Wills/Adjudication and Settlement of Estate. ###