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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Section 14, paragraph kof Batas Pambansa Blg. Whenever demanded by public interest, the Supreme Court, upon its own initiative or upon recommendation of the Presiding Justice, may authorize a division of the Court to hold sessions outside Manila, periodically, or for such periods and at such places as the Supreme Court may determine, for the purpose of hearing and deciding cases.
Any warrant of arrest issued in accordance herewith may be served anywhere in the Philippines.
Exclusive original jurisdiction over actions for annulment of judgements of Regional Trial Courts; and. 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. Three members shall constitute a quorum for the session of a division. Such judgment shall be appealable to the Regional Trial Courts in accordance with the procedure now prescribed by law for appeals to the Court of First Instance, by the provisions of this Act, and by such rules as the Supreme Court may hereafter prescribe.
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.
Creation of Regional Trial Courts.
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 pambnasa 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. Place of holding 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. Section 14, paragraph lof Batas Pambansa Blg. 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.
Special Rules of Procedure.
Republic Act No. 7691
After five 5 years from batad effectivity of this Act, pamgansa jurisdictional amounts mentioned in Sec. The preliminary investigation shall be conducted in accordance with the procedure prescribed in Section 1, paragraphs abcand dof Presidential Decree No. 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 bataa to another station within the meaning of this section.
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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Section 32 of the same law is hereby amended to read as follows: Jurisdiction in criminal cases. 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. Every Metropolitan Trial Judge shall be appointed to batad metropolitan area which shall be his permanent station and his appointment shall state branch of the court and the seat thereof to which he shall be originally assigned.
Provided, That gatas 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; 2 Exclusive original jurisdiction over cases of forcible entry and unlawful detainer: Municipal Circuit Trial Court.
Form of batae in appealed cases.
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Provided, furtherThat where there are several claims or causes of actions 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.
Section 14, batzs mof Batas Pambansa Blg. After five 5 years from the effectivity of this Act, the jurisdictional amounts mentioned in Sec. Said funding shall thereafter be included in the annual General Appropriations Act. Speaker of the House of Representatives. The unanimous vote of the three members of a division shall be necessary for the pronouncement of a decision of final resolution, which shall be reached in consultation before the writing of the opinion by any members of the division.
12 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. In his absence, the Associate Justice attending such session who has precedence shall preside.
Section 14, paragraph d psmbansa, of Batas Pambansa Blg. Provided, howeverThat in the case of Metro Manila, the abovementioned jurisdictional amounts pambbansa be adjusted after five 5 years from the effectivity of this Act to Four hundred thousand pesos P, 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.
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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 cof Batas Pambansa Blg. The provisions of this Act shall apply to all civil cases that have not yet reached the pre-trial stage. The Supreme Court shall determine the city or municipality where the Municipal Circuit Trial Court shall hold sessions.
Gratuity of judges and personnel separated from office. Provided, That value of such property shall be determined by the assessed value of the adjacent lots. Section 14, paragraph fpambansq Batas Pambansa Blg. Five btaas years thereafter, such jurisdictional amounts shall be adjusted further to Three hundred thousand pesos P, Jurisdiction in civil natas.
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.
The municipalities comprising municipal circuits as organized under Administrative Order No. Provided, however, That in offenses involving damage to property through criminal negligence they shall have exclusive original jurisdiction thereof.