- Amendment to B.P. Blg. 129 (Additional RTC Branches in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan)
- Republic Act No. 10547
May 15, 2013
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10547
AN ACT CREATING THREE (3) ADDITIONAL BRANCHES OF THE REGIONAL TRIAL COURT IN THE FOURTH JUDICIAL REGION TO BE STATIONED AT THE CITY OF PUERTO PRINCESA, PROVINCE OF PALAWAN, 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. Three (3) additional Regional Trial Court branches for Puerto Princesa, Palawan, with seats thereat, are hereby created in the Fourth Judicial Region.
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. cAIDEa
Approved: May 15, 2013.
Published in The Philippine Star on May 27, 2013.