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Unformatted text preview: ars after service of sentence 2. Conviction by final judgment of any of the following crimes: a. Crime involving disloyalty to the government b. Any crime against national security c. Firearms laws But right is reacquired before expiration of 5 years after service of sentence. 3. Insanity or incompetence declared by competent authority (Sec. 118, B.P. 881 Omnibus Election Code) c. REGISTRATION OF VOTERS Q: Does registration confer the right to vote? A: No. It is but a condition precedent to the exercise of the right to vote. Registration is a regulation, not a qualification. (Yra v. Abano, G.R. No. L‐30187, November 15, 1928) Q: What is the effect of transfer of residence? A: Any person, who transfers residence solely by reason of his occupation, profession or employment in private or public service, education, etc., shall not be deemed to have lost his original residence. (Asistio v. Aguirre, G.R. No. 191124, April 27, 2010) Q: What is domicile? A: A place to which, whenever absent for business or for pleasure, one intends to return, and depends on facts and circumstances in the sense that they disclose intent. (Romualdez‐ Marcos vs. COMELEC, G.R. No. 119976, Sept. 18, 1995) Q: What is residence for election purposes? POLITICAL LAW TEAM: ADVISER: ATTY. EDWIN REY SANDOVAL; SUBJECT HEAD: RACHEL MARIE L. FELICES; ASST. SUBJECT HEADS: WIVINO E. BRACERO II & HERAZEUS CHRISTINE Y. UY; MEMBERS: LAWRENCE PAULO H. AQUINO, LEANDRO RODEL V. ATIENZA, MARINETH EASTER AN D. AYOS, CARLO R. BALA, WILFREDO T. BONILLA, JR., KEEL ACHERNAR R. DINOY, APRIL V. ENRILE, KENNETH JAMES CARLO C. HIZON, JOSE MARIA G. MENDOZA, ROGER CHRISTOPHER R. REYES, ROMILINDA C. SIBAL, JASMIN M. SISON, ZARAH PATRICIA T. SUAREZ, RALPH JULIOUS L. VILLAMOR. ELECTION LAW A: It implies the factual relationship of an individual to a certain place. It is the physical presence of a person in a given area, community or country. For election purposes the concepts of residence and domicile are dictated by the peculiar criteria...
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