- Amendment to B.P. Blg. 129 (Additional MeTC Branches in Quezon City)
- Republic Act No. 10480
April 16, 2013
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10480
AN ACT CREATING TWENTY-TWO (22) ADDITIONAL BRANCHES OF THE METROPOLITAN TRIAL COURT IN THE NATIONAL CAPITAL JUDICIAL REGION TO BE STATIONED AT THE CITY OF QUEZON, FURTHER AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE BATAS PAMBANSA BLG. 129, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS "THE JUDICIARY REORGANIZATION ACT OF 1980", AS AMENDED, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR
SECTION 1. Twenty-two (22) additional Metropolitan Trial Court branches for Quezon City, with seats thereat, are hereby created in the National Capital Judicial Region. cSCTEH
SECTION 2. The Supreme Court shall assign the respective branch numbers for the newly created branches.
SECTION 3. The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, in coordination with the Secretary of the Department of Justice, shall immediately include in the Court's program the implementation of this Act. The funding therefor shall likewise be included in the annual General Appropriations Act. The funds necessary for the operation of the Courts herein created shall be appropriated and released only upon the actual organization of the Courts and the appointment of its personnel.
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SECTION 5. Effectivity. This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after completion of its publication in the Official Gazette or in two (2) newspapers of general circulation.
Approved: April 16, 2013.