FURTHER AMENDED BATAS PAMBANSA BLG. , OTHERWISE SECTION 14, PARAGRAPH (I) OF BATAS PAMBANSA BILANG Cruz, Province of Laguna, further amending for the purpose Batas Pambansa Blg . , otherwise known as “The Judiciary Reorganization Act. Section 19 of Batas Pambansa Blg. , otherwise known as the “Judiciary Reorganization Act of ”, is hereby amended to read as follows.
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Republic Act No. 7691
Provided, however, That in offenses involving damage to property through criminal negligence they shall have exclusive original jurisdiction thereof.
Quorum — A majority of the actual members of the Court shall constitute a quorum for its session en banc. The power herein granted shall be exercised with a view to making the courts readily accessible to the people of the different parts of the region and making the attendance of litigants and witnesses as inexpensive as possible. The Presiding Justice shall be so designated in his appointment, and the Associate Justice shall have precedence according to the dates of their respective appointments, or when the appointments of two or more of them shall bear the same date, according to the order in which their appointments were issued by the President.
Any member who is reappointed to the Court after rendering service in any other position in the government shall retain the precedence to which he was entitled under his original appointment, and his service in the Court shall, for all intents and purposes, be considered as continuous and uninterrupted.
Copies of such rules and orders shall be furnished by the Supreme Court, which rules and orders shall be effective fifteen 15 days after receipt thereof, unless directed otherwise by the Supreme Court.
Presidential Management Staff Resources. The provisions of this Act shall apply to all civil cases that have not yet reached the pre-trial stage. A Metropolitan Trial Judge may be assigned by the Supreme Court to any branch within said metropolitan area as the interest of justice may require, and such assignment shall not be deemed an assignment to another station within the meaning of this section.
A Regional Trial Judge may be assigned by the Supreme Court to any branch or city or municipality within the same region as public interest may require, and such assignment shall not be deemed an assignment to another station within the meaning of this section.
A month for reconsideration of its decision or final resolution shall be resolved by the Court within ninety 90 days from the time it is submitted for resolution, and no second motion for reconsideration from the same party shall be entertainment. Other Metropolitan Trial Courts. Summary procedures in special cases.
Section 19 of Batas Pambansa Blg. Provided, howeverThat all motions, except those requiring immediate action, shall be heard in the afternoon of every Friday, unless it falls on a holiday, in which case, the hearing shall be held on the afternoon of the next succeeding business day: Section 34 of the same law is hereby amended to read as follows: Provided, however, That in offenses involving damage to property through criminal negligence, they shall have exclusive original jurisdiction thereof.
Their decisions in these cases shall be appealable in the same manner as decisions of the Regional Trial Courts.
After five 5 years from the effectivity of this Act, the jurisdictional amounts mentioned in Sec. Special jurisdiction in certain cases. Appointment and assignment of Regional Trial Judges. Creation of Regional Trial Courts. Such judgment shall be appealable to hlg Regional Trial Courts in accordance with the procedure now prescribed by law for appeals to the Court bstas First Instance, by the provisions of this Act, and by such rules as the Supreme Court may hereafter prescribe.
Special jurisdiction to try special cases.
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The Supreme Court shall determine the city or municipality where the Municipal Circuit Trial Court shall hold sessions. Such simplified procedures may provide that affidavits and counter-affidavits may be admitted in lieu of oral testimony and that the periods for filing pleadings shall be non-extendible. Original jurisdiction to issue writs of mandamus, prohibition, certiorari, habeas corpus, pabansa quo warranto, and auxiliary writs or processes, whether or not in aid of its appellate jurisdiction; 2.
Section 34 of the same law is hereby amended to blt as follows:.
Provided, howeverThat the Supreme Court may, as the interests of justice may require, further reorganize the said courts taking into account workload, geographical location, and such other bataas as will contribute to a rational allocation thereof, pursuant to the provisions of Presidential Decree No.
Exclusive original jurisdiction over actions for annulment of judgements of Regional Trial Courts; and.
Jurisdiction in civil cases. Section 32 of the same law is hereby amended to read as follows:. Speaker of the House of Representatives. Provided, That where there are several claims or causes of action between the same or different parties, embodied in the same complaint, the amount of the demand shall be the totality of the claims in all the causes of action, irrespective of whether the causes of action arose out of the same or different transactions.
Said funding shall thereafter be included in the annual General Appropriations Act.
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Provided, furtherThat the Supreme Court may, for good reasons, fix a different motion day in specified areas. Provided, That such member of the judiciary or employee shall have the option to retire under the Judiciary Retirement Law or general retirement law, if he has met or satisfied the requirements therefor.
Provided howeverThat in habeas corpus cases, the period for appeal shall be forty-eight 48 hours from the notice of the judgment appealed from. Municipal Trial Courts in cities.
The court of Appeals shall have the power to try cases and conduct hearings, receive evidence and perform any and all acts necessary to resolve factual issues raised in cases falling within its original and appellate jurisdiction, including the power to grant and conduct new trials or Appeals must be continuous and must be completed within three 3 months, unless extended by the Chief Justice. The decision of the Regional Trial Courts in such cases shall be pabansa by petition for review to the Court of Appeals which may give it due course only when the petition shows prima facie that the lower court batad committed an error of fact or law that will warrant a reversal or modification of bxtas decision or judgment sought to be reviewed.
Special Rules of Procedure. Every Municipal Circuit Trial Judge shall be appointed to a municipal circuit which shall be his official station. Provided, however, That in the case of Metro Manila, the abovementioned jurisdictional amounts shall be adjusted after five 5 years from the effectivity of this Act of Four hundred thousand pesos P, Jurisdiction in criminal cases. Municipal Circuit Trial Court. As amended by EO No. In the event that the three members do not reach a unanimous vote, the Presiding Justice shall request the Raffle Committee of the Court for the designation of two additional Justice to sit temporarily with them, forming a special division of five members and the concurrence of a majority of such division shall be necessary for the pronouncement of a decision or final resolution.
Section 33 of the same law is hereby amended to read as follows:. Exclusive appellate jurisdiction over all final judgements, resolutions, orders or awards of Regional Trial Courts and quasi-judicial agencies, instrumentalities, boards or commission, including the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Social Security Commission, the Employees Compensation Commission and the Civil Service Commission, Except those falling within the appellate jurisdiction of the Supreme Court in accordance with the Constitution, the Labor Code of the Philippines under Presidential Decree No.
After five 5 years from the effectivity of this Act, the jurisdictional amounts mentioned in Sec. Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-sixth day of July, nineteen hundred and ninety-three.