- Amendment to B.P. Blg. 129 (Additional RTC Branch in Cotabato City, Maguindanao)
- Republic Act No. 10546
May 15, 2013
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10546
AN ACT CREATING AN ADDITIONAL BRANCH OF THE REGIONAL TRIAL COURT IN THE TWELFTH JUDICIAL REGION TO BE STATIONED AT THE CITY OF COTABATO, PROVINCE OF MAGUINDANAO, 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. One (1) additional Regional Trial Court branch for Cotabato City, Maguindanao, with seat thereat, is hereby created in the Twelfth Judicial Region.
SECTION 2. The Supreme Court shall assign the branch number for the newly created branch.
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 Court herein created shall be appropriated and released only upon the actual organization of the Court and the appointment of its personnel.
SECTION 4. Section 14 (m) of
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. ASTcaE
Approved: May 15, 2013.
Published in The Philippine Star on May 27, 2013.