When does duress make a contract voidable?

The Threat must have persuaded the innocent party to enter into the contract. The innocent party must have entered into the contract because of the threat. if the party would have entered into the same contract anyway, even without being threatened, the contract is not voidable.

Have you ever had a legal case inwhich you knew you were in the right but the other party, either being a person who might know of those higher up, by using acts of bribery with them, or even a government worker themselves whom seems to be concidered before ever the other person, outside the government, is ever concidered?

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RA 6713 or the “Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees”

February 20, 2009

TUCP welcomes comments regarding the services of other government agencies, particularly DOLE and its attached agencies. More »

Philippines most corrupt, survey says

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This survey was done during
the time GLORIA was in office.

Graphic showing the corruption scores of 13 Asian countries. The Philippines is perceived by foreign businessmen as Asia’s most corrupt economy, according to a survey Tuesday. Singapore and Hong Kong were seen as the cleanest economies, while China, Indonesia and Vietnam posted improvements, the Hong Kong-based Political and Economic Risk Consultancy (PERC) said.(AFP)

By Carlos H. Conde

MANILA: Expatriate businessmen in Asia perceive the Philippines as the most corrupt country in the region, according to a survey released Tuesday. More »

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IMET a fairly new expatriate arrival to the Philippines the other day.

After five minutes introductory conversation, the lady came out with the question, “why is everything so difficult here?” That just about sums things up; everything is so difficult. It didn’t use to be like this.

The Philippines used to be a fairly easy place to live, albeit doing business for foreigners, has always been difficult. More »

Foreigners for JusticeForeigners for Justice

Posted November 15, 2014 on Facebook…

Philippines Government are liable to pay foreigners for damages incurred for Human Rights violations or denial of Due Process.

Thousands of Foreigners who have suffered at the hands of corrupt Philippines government officials like the Department of Justice, Bureau of Immigration or negligence by the Commission of Human Rights for not taking action in complaints filed can legally file for punitive damages in their own country. More »

48e9b87428478ca2013a569bb37af905A Poem Speaking Out Against Corruption in the Philippines

 

Poetry is a form of literature that uses aesthetic and rhythmic qualities of language—such as phonaesthetics, sound symbolism, and metre—to evoke meanings in addition to, or in place of, the prosaic ostensible meaning.” [Source]

Around June 25, of the year 2013, I wrote a poem speaking out against corruption in the Philippines. The poem is very much a vindication on venting out my frustrations on the corruption I have personally experienced, first hand, in the Philippines where I sought out justice but justice was never served. More »

speak-out-logo-1-web1RA 6770 Sections 24

Republic of the Philippines
Congress of the Philippines

Metro Manila

Eighth Congress

Republic Act No. 6770             November 17, 1989

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE FUNCTIONAL AND STRUCTURAL ORGANIZATION OF THE OFFICE OF THE OMBUDSMAN, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled::

Section 24. Preventives Suspension. — The Ombudsman or his Deputy may preventively suspend any officer or employee under his authority pending an investigation, if in his judgment the evidence of guilt is strong, and (a) the charge against such officer or employee involves dishonesty, oppression or grave misconduct or neglect in the performance of duty; (b) the charges would warrant removal from the service; or (c) the respondent’s continued stay in office may prejudice the case filed against him.

We have here four, important points, that gives us the right to file charges against any officer, in government, here in the Philippines, especially the immigration, Ombudsman or the Department of Justice, when we believe that we have been wronged or falsely accused.

The four important points are as follows: More »

Ombudsman warns:

All corrupt will be put to jail

ABS-CBNnews.com Posted at 05/12/2014 3:41 PM | Updated as of 05/12/2014 3:41 PM

Lifestyle check not just vs Jinggoy – Morales

MANILA – Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales said she wants to put all corrupt in jail during her term.

In her speech at the end of an Integrity Caravan in celebration of the Office of the Ombudsman’s 25th anniversary, Morales said her ultimate goal is to jail all corrupt no matter who they are.

She said no one will be spared in the investigations, including the pork barrel scam. More »

Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct,

RA 6713, under Sections 4(A):
How it is being played out in office

 

Sources of the written Code of Conduct

http://www.lawphil.net/statutes/repacts/ra1989/ra_6713_1989.html

http://excell.csc.gov.ph/cscweb/RA6713.html

Code of Conduct | My CommentarySections 4(A)

(a) The people’s concerns, though they be citizen or foreigner, comes first. – “…uphold the public interest over and above personal interest.”

(b) They ignore their duty and the rights of the people. – “They shall enter public service with utmost devotion and dedication to duty.”

(c) LIARS, depriving the people, overcharging and ANTI-LAW – “Public officials and employees shall remain true to the people at all times. They must act with justness and sincerity and shall not discriminate against anyone, especially the poor and the underprivileged. They shall at all times respect the rights of others, and shall refrain from doing acts contrary to law…” More »

Code of Conduct - RA 6713Code of Conduct – RA 6713

25th Anniversary

Code of Conduct

Approved, February 20, 1989

ALMOST the 25th Anniversary of the Code of Conduct

The video, on this link provided, serves as an example for the CODE OF CONDUCT under Sections 4(A)(e) – “public officials and employees shall provide information of their policies and procedures in clear and understandable language”

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I like how the question was asked “what dos it mean for today” and the one guy answered, very much what i would say, that “it means for today the very same it meant for them when it was first written.” More »