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Bar exams in Davao peaceful and orderly - DCPO

DAVAO CITY - This year’s four-day bar examinations in Davao City was a success as it was described as peaceful with no untoward incidents reported.

Davao City Police Office (DCPO) Spokesperson Police Major Catherine dela Rey attributed to the successful 4-day bar examinations to the full coordination among the sectors.

“Naa juy coordination sa security and safety cluster, sa administration sa eskwelahan, ug sa members sa Supreme Court gikan Manila na nianhi diri sa Davao para mag-conduct sa maong examination (there was coordination with the safety and security cluster with the administration, the school and members of the Supreme Court who came from manila to conduct the examination),” dela Rey said during her interview at the Davao City Disaster Radio.

This year’s bar examinations were held on November 9, 13, 16 and 20. The satellite examinations in Davao City was held at the Senior High School campus of the Ateneo de Davao University in Bangkal. An estimated 705 aspiring lawyers took the exams in Davao City.

The DCPO spokesperson also credited the cooperation given by the general public in making the bar exams peaceful and smooth.

Around 9,183 examinees completed the 2022 Bar Exams nationwide. Ateneo de Davao, Xavier University in Cagayan de Oro and Ateneo de Zamboanga in Zamboanga City were the three local testing centers in Mindanao.

This is the second bar exams which were decentralized to separate local testing centers after the 2021 bar examinations. (PIA/RG Alama, photo from MSU Gensan School of Law)

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