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ANNOUNCEMENTS AND BULLETINS

Summary Report of Filed SALN of the Members of the Supreme Court

A.m. No. 02-8-13-SC

A.M. no. 15-04-06-SC

Financial Liquidation and Suspension of Payments Rules of Procedure for Insolvent Debtors (215)

B.M. no. 850

Re: Rules on Mandatory Continuing Legal Education for Active Members of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines

A.M. no. 12-11-2-sc

Guidelines for Decongesting Holding Jails by Enforcing the Rights of Accused Persons to Bail and to Speedy Trial

E-FILING AND EFFICIENT USE OF PAPER

Proposed Rules on E-Filing & Proposed Rule for the Efficient Use of Paper
A.M. No. 10-3-7-SC / A.M. No. 11-9-4-SC

Featured Rule

The 2010 Rules of the Presidential Electoral Tribunal
A.M. No. 10-4-29-SC

FINANCIAL REHABILITATION RULES OF PROCEDURE (2013)
A.M. No. 12-12-11-SC

JUDICIAL AFFIDAVIT RULE
A.M. No. 12-8-8-SC

This Month in History

November

1 - ALL SAINTS' DAY

- Hon. Manuel G. Araullo is appointed as 3rd Chief Justice in 1921

- The Labor Code takes effect in 1974

4 - The Sedition Law is passed by the Philippine Commission in 1901 (Act 292)

6 - The Court of Land Registration is established and a new notarial system is instituted in 1902 (Land Registration Act)

9 – In 2002, the Court’s 74th Associate Justice and its 11th Chief Justice, Hon. Querube C. Makalintal, passed away.

11 - Spanish surnames for Filipinos are decreed by Governor General Narciso Claveria in 1849

- The first election for local officers and eight senators under the Republic is held in 1947

13 - The Supreme Court issues A.M. No. 11-9-4-SC or the Efficient Use of Paper Rule in 2012

15 - The Commonwealth Government is inaugurated in 1935

- The Rule on Violence Against Women and Their Children takes effect in 2004

- In 1947, the Supreme Court holds that under the 1935 Constitution, aliens may not acquire private or public agricultural lands, including “residential lands” in G.R. No. L-630 (Krivenko v. Register of Deeds)

18 - The Office of the Court Administrator is created in 1975 (PD 828)

19 - Chief Justice Felix V. Makasiar retires in 1985

20 – In 1915, the Court’s 85th Associate Justice and 14th Chief Justice, Hon. Felix V. Makasiar, was born.

- Hon. Ramon C. Aquino is appointed as 15th Chief Justice in 1985

- In 2003, the Court’s 110th Associate Justice and 17th Chief Justice, Hon. Pedro L. Yap, passed away.

23 - The Amended Rules of Procedure for Small Claims Cases take effect in all first-level courts except the Shari'a Circuit Courts in 2009
27 – In 1989, the Court’s 82nd Associate Justice and 16th Chief Justice, Hon. Claudio S. Teehankee, passed away.

29 - The Revolutionary Congress approves the Malolos Constitution in 1898

30 - BONIFACIO DAY

- In 1928, the Court’s 112th Associate Justice and 19th Chief Justice, Hon. Andres R. Narvasa, was born.

- Chief Justice Andres R. Narvasa retires in 1998

- Hon. Hilario G. Davide, Jr. is appointed as 20th Chief Justice in 1998

TRANSPARENCY SEAL

Judicial EXCELLENCE AWARDS

INTERNAL RULES OF THE SUPREME COURT

Civil and criminal procedure forms

E-FILING

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International Conference on the training of the judiciary

oRAL ARGUMENTS

BAR 2017

GENDER CORNER

PILOT TESTING, RULES 22 AND 24

RULES of civil procedure

The Art, Process and Practice of Oral Argument Before the SC

enhanced justice on wheels

Manila Bay Clean Up Update

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