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Holy See vs.

Rosario
Generally accepted principles of International Law are adopted by our Courts
and form part of the laws of the land. Holy See may properly invoke
sovereign immunity for its non-suability under the 1961 Vienna Convention
on Diplomatic Relations since the transfer of the property and its subsequent
disposal are clothed with a governmental character as the lot was sold not
for profit or gain, rather because it merely cannot evict the squatters living in
said property.

Mendoza vs. DPWH


DPWH is an unincorporated government agency without any separate
juridical personality of its own and it enjoys immunity from suit because it is
invested with an inherent power of sovereignty. Entering into a contract in
the exercise of its governmental functions cannot be claimed as an implied
waiver of its immunity from suits.