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SC postpones bar exams to early next year

/ 04:34 AM September 29, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Supreme Court on Tuesday announced the suspension anew of the bar examinations this year to assure the safety of all the bar applicants and personnel amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Associate Justice Marvic Leonen, chair of the 2020-2021 bar examinations, said the annual licensure test for would-be lawyers has been moved from November this year to Jan. 16, 23 and 30, and Feb. 6, 2022.

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Last year, the high court postponed the bar exams due to the spiraling COVID-19 cases in Metro Manila.

“Treat this as an opportunity. Keep your momentum,” Leonen told the aspiring lawyers in a bar bulletin. He, however, said that the application for the bar examinations, which ended on Sept. 15, would not be reopened.

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