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Succession to Office of Presiding Justice. Exclusive original jurisdiction over actions for annulment of judgements of Regional Trial Courts; and 3.

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Jurisdiction in criminal cases. The preliminary investigation shall be conducted in accordance with the procedure prescribed in Section 1, paragraphs abcand dof Presidential Decree No.

Original jurisdiction in other cases. In case of transfer or redistribution of the provinces, subprovinces, cities or municipalities comprising the regions established by law of purposes of the administrative field organization of the various departments and agencies of the government, the composition of the judicial regions herein constituted shall be deemed modified accordingly.

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, Any warrant of arrest issued in accordance herewith may be served anywhere in the Philippines. Time and duration of sessions. Other Metropolitan Trial Courts.

Republic Act No. | Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines

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.

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Special Rules of Procedure.

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, equipment, property and the necessary personnel. Exercise of powers and functions.

Municipal Trial Courts in cities. Special jurisdiction in certain cases. Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-sixth day of July, nineteen hundred and ninety-three. Provided, That where there are baras 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.

Quorum — A majority of the actual members of the Court shall constitute a quorum for its session en banc. Place of holding sessions.

The municipalities comprising municipal circuits as organized under Administrative Order No.

The Court may sit en banc only for the purpose of exercising administrative, ceremonial, or other non-adjudicatory functions. Special jurisdiction to try special cases. The decision of the Regional Trial Pambajsa in such cases shall be appealable 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 has committed an error of fact or law that will warrant a reversal or modification of the decision or batax sought to be reviewed.


This bill which is a consolidation of House Bill No.

Learn more about the Philippine government, its structure, how government works and the people behind it. Their decisions in these cases pamvansa be appealable in the same manner as decisions of the Regional Trial Courts. Provided, That value of such property shall be determined by the assessed value of the adjacent lots. Delegated jurisdiction in cadastral and land registration cases.

Exclusive original jurisdiction over actions for annulment of judgements of Regional Trial Courts; and. Form of decision in appealed cases. 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.

The provisions of this Act shall apply to all civil cases that have not yet reached the pre-trial stage.

Every Municipal Circuit Trial Judge shall be appointed to a municipal circuit which shall be his official station. Copies of such rules and orders shall be furnished pambannsa the Supreme Court, which rules and orders shall be effective fifteen 15 days after receipt thereof, unless directed otherwise by the Supreme Court.