The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) announces that the application period for the position of Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (vice Hon. Lucas P. Bersamin, who will compulsorily retire on 18 October 2019) is extended to 2 September 2019 (Monday), 4:30 p.m., considering that three (3) of the five (5) most senior Justices of the Supreme Court declined to be considered for nomination for the said post on 19-20 August 2019

August 22, 2019