January 30, 2019

Chief Justice Lucas P. Bersamin witnesses the signing of the Deed of Donation between the Supreme Court and the Cebu City government over the 15,041.69 square meter South Road Properties in Cebu City envisioned to be the site of a Judiciary Complex at Seda Hotel on January 30, 2019. Court Administrator Jose Midas P. Marquez (seated, left) and Cebu City Mayor Tomas R. OsmeƱa (seated, 2nd from right) sign the deed of donation for the Supreme Court and the city government, respectively. With them are City Councilor Mary Ann De los Santos (seated, right). The Judiciary Complex will house the Court of Appeals Cebu City station as well as the Regional Trial Courts and the Municipal Trial Courts in Cities of Cebu City. Also included in the Complex are the hearing rooms of the Sandiganbayan, a training center for judges and court personnel in the Visayas, and the Office of the Deputy Court Administrator for the Visayas. (Caption by Jay B. Rempillo, Photo by Francisco S. Gutierrez)