Republic of the Philippines
CONGRESS OF THE PHILIPPINES
Third Regular Session
Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-seventh day of July, two thousand fifteen.
REPUBLIC ACT No. 10705
AN ACT CONVERTING THE EXISTING 5th MUNICIPAL CIRCUIT TRIAL COURT OF CARMONA-GENERAL MARIANO ALVAREZ INTO A MUNICIPAL TRIAL COURT WITH SEAT AT THE MUNICIPALITY OF CARMONA, AND CREATING A SEPARATE MUNICIPAL TRIAL COURT FOR THE MUNICIPALITY OF GENERAL MARIANO ALVAREZ, ALL SITUATED IN THE PROVINCE OF CAVITE, IN THE FOURTH JUDICIAL REGION, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE BATAS PAMBANSA BLG. 129, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS “THE JUDICIARY REORGANIZATION ACT OF 1980”, AS AMENDED, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:
SECTION 1. The existing 5th Municipal Circuit Trial Court of Carmona-General Mariano Alvarez, Cavite is hereby converted into a Municipal Trial Court with seat at the Municipality of Carmona.
A separate Municipal Trial Court with seat at the Municipality of General Mariano Alvarez is hereby created.
SECTION 2. All cases pending in the 5th Municipal Circuit Trial Court of Carmona-General Mariano Alvarez, Cavite shall be transferred to the proper Municipal Trial Court created herein and shall be tried and decided therein.
SECTION 3. The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court is hereby authorized to create new and additional positions, to make changes in assignments of personnel, and to effect such reorganization as may be necessary to fully implement this Act: Provided, That the same shall not undermine the security of tenure of the incumbent judge and personnel of the 5th Municipal Circuit Trial Court of Carmona-General Mariano Alvarez.
SECTION 4. The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, in coordination with the Secretary of the Department of Justice, shall immediately include the funds necessary to fully operationalize the courts created by this Act in the Annual General Appropriations Act. The funds necessary for the operation of the courts herein created shall be appropriated and released only upon the actual organization of the courts and the appointment of its personnel.1âwphi1
SECTION 5. Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, otherwise known as “The Judiciary Reorganization Act of 1980”, as amended, and all other laws, executive orders, and rules and regulations which are inconsistent with this Act are hereby amended, repealed or modified accordingly.
SECTION 6. This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its complete publication in two (2) newspapers of general circulation.
|(Sgd.) FRANKLIN M. DRILON
President of the Senate
|(Sgd.) FELICIANO BELMONTE JR.
Speaker of the House
This Act which originated in the House of Representatives was passed by the House of Representatives on June 9, 2014, amended by the Senate on July 28, 2015, and which amendments were concurred in by the House of Representatives on September 21, 2015.
|(Sgd.) OSCAR G. YABES
Secretary of the Senate
|(Sgd.) MARILYN B. BARUA-YAP|
Approved: NOV 20 2015
(Sgd.) BENIGNO S. AQUINO, III
President of the Philippines
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