Memorandum Order No. 74-2019 dated 04 November 2019 of Hon. Diosdado M. Peralta, Chief Justice of the Philippines, enjoining all lower courts to (A) comply with the rules on session hours and hearing dates, including the reglementary or prescribed periods to resolve pending cases and incidents; and (B) observe the prohibition on the use of cellular or smart phones while the court is in session

OCA Circular No. 205-2019. November 6, 2019