SC EVICTED EX-CJ SERENO, CAN BE USED FOR PRES. AND VP- SUPREME COURT - PHILIPPINE REPUBLIC NEWS

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SC EVICTED EX-CJ SERENO, CAN BE USED FOR PRES. AND VP- SUPREME COURT





The Supreme Court has released its statement regarding with Quo Warranto petition. In lieu with the ousted Ex-Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, SC expressed that the same manifesto, the Quo Warranto case can be also used against the President and the Vice-President to evict them from their seat. If the ineligibility and disloyalty to the country found merit to the process, SC conclude it will apply to them the same fate Sereno falls.





"Further, the PET Rules provide that a petition for quo warranto, contesting the election of the President or Vice-President on the ground of ineligibility or disloyalty to the Republic of the Philippines, may be filed by any registered voter who has voted in the election concerned within ten days after the proclamation of the winner," the decision read.

According to the rules of court, the government can initiate quo warranto proceedings against a person who “usurps, intrudes into, or unlawfully holds or exercises a public office."

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