BATAS PAMBANSA Blg. Section 5. Succession to Office of Presiding Justice. – In subpara. Section 19 of Batas Pambansa Blg. , otherwise known as the “Judiciary Reorganization Act of ”, is hereby amended to read as follows. BATAS PAMBANSA BLG. , OTHERWISE KNOWN their territorial jurisdiction. SEC. 4. Section 14(g) of Batas Pambansa Blg.

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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. Section 34 of the same law is hereby amended to read as follows:. Original jurisdiction to issue writs of mandamus, prohibition, certiorari, habeas corpus, and quo warranto, and auxiliary writs or processes, whether or not in aid of its appellate jurisdiction.

The amount necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act on priority basis as determined by the Supreme Court is hereby authorized to be included in the appropriations of the Supreme Court in the annual General Appropriations Act of the year following its enactment into law and thereafter: Who presides over session of a division.

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: News Publications Laws Presidential Issuances. Section 14, paragraph aof Batas Pambansa Blg. The provisions of this Act shall apply to all civil cases that have not yet reached the pre-trial stage.

However, by agreement of all the parties, civil cases cognizable by municipal and metropolitan courts by the provisions of this Act may be transferred from the Regional Trial Courts to the latter.

Special jurisdiction to try special cases. 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.

All laws, decrees, and orders inconsistent with the provisions of this Act shall be considered amended or modified accordingly. After five 5 years from the effectivity of this Act, the jurisdictional amounts mentioned in Sec.

Special Rules of Procedure. Exclusive original jurisdiction over actions for annulment of judgements of Regional Trial Courts; and. This section shall not apply in appeals in special proceedings and in other cases wherein multiple appeals are allowed under applicable provisions of the Rules of Court.

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Exclusive original jurisdiction over actions for annulment of judgements of Regional Trial Courts; and 3. Section 14, paragraph dof Batas Pambansa Blg.

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Form of decision in appealed cases. Every Municipal Circuit Trial Judge shall be appointed to a municipal circuit which shall be his official station. No record on appeal shall be required to take an appeal. The Court may sit en banc only for the purpose of exercising administrative, ceremonial, or other non-adjudicatory functions.

The designation of such additional Justice shall be made strictly by raffle. The executive judge of the appropriate Regional Trial Courts shall define the administrative procedure of transferring the cases affected by the redefinition of jurisdiction to the Metropolitan Trial Courts, Municipal Trial Courts, and Municipal Circuit Trial Courts. Section 14, paragraph fof Batas Pambansa Blg. Municipal Circuit Trial Court.

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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.

Creation of Regional Trial Courts. Presidential Management Staff Resources. The Supreme Court shall determine the city or municipality where the Municipal Circuit Trial Pabmansa shall hold sessions. ProvidedThat in cases of land not declared for taxation purposes, the value of such property shall be determined by the assessed value of the adjacent lots.

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.

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.

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.

The territory thus defined shall be deemed to be the territorial area of the branch concerned for purposes of determining the venue of all suits, proceedings or actions, whether civil or criminal, as well as determining the Metropolitan Trial Courts, Municipal Trial Courts, and Municipal Circuit Trial Courts over the said branch may exercise appellate jurisdiction.

It shall also reorder the numbering of all the Regional Trial Courts all over the country in accordance with the allocations of seats provided herein.

Section 14, paragraph gof Batas Pambansa Blg. No warrant of arrest shall be issued by the Judge in connection with any criminal complaint filed with him for preliminary investigation, unless after an examination in writing and under oath or affirmation of the complainant and his witnesses, he finds that a probable cause exists. The applicable appropriations shall likewise be transferred to the appropriate courts constituted pursuant to pambanza Act, to be augmented as may be necessary from the funds for organizational changes as provided in Batas Pambansa Blg.

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Their 12 in these cases shall be appealable in the same manner as decisions of the Regional Trial Courts. Section 14, paragraph cof Batas Pambansa Blg. Provided, however, Batax in offenses involving damage to property through criminal negligence, they shall have exclusive original jurisdiction thereof. Gratuity of judges and personnel separated from office.

Section 14, paragraph kof Batas Pambansa Blg. The preliminary investigation shall be conducted in accordance with the procedure prescribed in Section 1, paragraphs abcand dof Presidential Decree No. 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 pabansa same date, according to the order in which their appointments were issued by the President.

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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.

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Original jurisdiction to issue writs of mandamus, prohibition, certiorari, habeas corpus, and quo warranto, and auxiliary writs or processes, whether or not in aid of its appellate jurisdiction; 2. Republic of the Philippines All content is in the public domain unless otherwise stated. The cases pending in the old Courts shall be transferred to the appropriate Courts constituted pursuant to this Act, together with the pertinent functions, records, bahas, property and the necessary personnel.

Section 14, paragraph lof Batas Pambansa Blg. Five 5 years thereafter, such psmbansa amounts shall be adjusted further to Three hundred thousand pesos P, ProvidedThat when, in such cases, the defendant raises the questions of ownership in his pleadings and the question of possession cannot be resolved without deciding the issue of ownership, the issue of ownership shall be resolved only to determine the issue of possession; and.