- Creating the SC-Technical Working Group for the "Justice for All: Enhancing Accessibility, Fighting Impunity" Programme
- Supreme Court Memorandum Order No. 03-13
January 10, 2013
SUPREME COURT MEMORANDUM ORDER NO. 03-13
CREATING THE SUPREME COURT-TECHNICAL WORKING GROUP FOR THE PROGRAMME ENTITLED "JUSTICE FOR ALL: ENHANCING ACCESSIBILITY, FIGHTING IMPUNITY"
WHEREAS, the European Union referred to as "the EU" represented by the European Commission, referred to as "the Commission" and the Republic of the Philippines, hereinafter referred to as "the Beneficiary" entered into a Financing Agreement for the Programme entitled "Justice for All: Enhancing Accessibility, Fighting Impunity" covering a period of 72 months with a total cost of EUR10,000,000 coming from the EU contribution of EUR10,000,000 and the Government of the Philippines indicative contribution of EUR1,000,000.
WHEREAS, the overall objective of the programme is to promote an equitable access to justice and its efficient enforcement for all citizens in general and poor and disadvantaged people, including women, children, minorities, indigenous peoples, and human rights and social activists, in particular.
WHEREAS, the participating agencies for the programme consist of the Department of the Interior and Local Government as the Contracting Authority, and the following as the partner agencies: Supreme Court, Philippine Judicial Academy; Philippine Mediation Center; Department of Justice; National Prosecution Service; Public Attorney's Office; National Bureau of Investigation; Department of Social Welfare and Development; Local Government Academy; Philippine Public Safety College; Local Government Units; Philippine National Police; Commission on Human Rights; National Commission on Indigenous Peoples; Philippine Commission on Women; National Commission on Muslim Filipinos; Integrated Bar of the Philippines; Civil Society Organizations; Law Schools; Legal Non-Governmental Organizations; Barangay Human Rights Action Center; and Quasi-Judicial Bodies. TcAECH
WHEREAS, the Supreme Court En Banc issued a Resolution dated 26 June 2012,
WHEREAS, the SC-TWG will have the following specific duties and responsibilities to the Programme: (i) develop the workplan of the one-time docket decongestion strategy to be submitted on or before 15 March 2013; (ii) coordinate the implementation of the said workplan vis-a-vis the Justice For All Programme; (iii) represent the Supreme Court in the Partner Agencies meeting; and (iv) generate technical and financial reports.
WHEREFORE, IN VIEW OF THE FOREGOING, the Supreme Court-Technical Working Group for the Programme is hereby created to be composed of the following:
|Chairperson||:||(1)||Assistant Court Administrator Thelma C.|
|Vice-Chairperson||:||(2)||Atty. David L. Ballesteros, PHILJA|
|Attorney IV, PHILJA|
|Members||:||(3)||Ms. Florisa Norina L. Carada, Planning|
|Officer IV, PMO|
|(4)||Atty. Mark D.R. Polonan, PHILJA|
|Attorney IV, PHILJA-Philippine|
|(5)||Atty. Maria Victoria Gleoresty SP.|
|Guerra, Director IV, PIO|
|(6)||Mr. Felicito R. Capule, SC Supervising|
|Judicial Staff Officer, OCA-Court|
|(7)||Atty. Meliecar R. Castro, Court Attorney|
|IV, Court of Appeals|
|(8)||Atty. Ruth M. Ferrer, Director III,|
|(9)||Atty. Margarette Y. Guzman, Executive|
|Clerk of Court, Court of Tax Appeals|
The Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson, and Members of the SC-TWG shall be entitled to expense allowances as provided in
This Memorandum Order shall take effect immediately.
Issued this 10th day of January 2013.
(SGD.) MARIA LOURDES P. A. SERENO
Chairperson, First Division
(SGD.) ANTONIO T. CARPIO
Chairperson, Second Division
(SGD.) PRESBITERO J. VELASCO, JR.
Chairperson, Third Division