Newly Appointed Judicial and Bar Council Member Retired SC Associate Justice Noel G. Tijam Takes Oath

March 7, 2019

Newly retired Supreme Court Associate Justice Noel G. Tijam takes his oath as the newest member of the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) before Chief Justice Lucas P. Bersamin at 3:00 p.m. today, February 7, 2019, at the Supreme Court New Session Hall in Padre Faura Street, Manila. Justice Tijam will take over Atty. Jose Mejia as representative of the academe in the JBC, the constitutional body which screens applicants to Judiciary posts. Justice Tijam will serve a term of four years in the JBC and will be eligible for a one-time renewal upon approval of the President. (Caption by Atty. Cyd Kristine Daphne S. Libutan-DueƱas, Photo by Louie J. Angostora)