Republic of the Philippines
A.M. No. 99-2-02-SC             February 9, 1999
IN RE: DENIAL OF APPEAL FROM ANY DECISION OR FINAL RESOLUTION OR ORDER OF THE OMBUDSMAN IN ADMINISTRATIVE CASES AND DISMISSAL OF SPECIAL CIVIL ACTION RELATIVE TO SUCH DECISION, RESOLUTION OR ORDER
In light of the decision in Fabian v. Ombudsman (G.R. No. 129742, 16 September 1998), any appeal by way of petition for review from a decision or final resolution or order of the Ombudsman in administrative cases, or special civil action relative to such decision, resolution or order filed with the Court after 15 March 1999 shall no longer be referred to the Court of Appeals, but must be forthwith DENIED or DISMISSED respectively.
Let this Resolution be published in two newspapers of general circulation in the Philippines and copies thereof furnished the Integrated Bar of the Philippines and the Ombudsman.
Promulgated this 9th day of February 1999.
Davide Jr., C.J., Romero, Bellosillo, Melo, Puno, Vitug, Kapunan, Mendoza, Panganiban, Quisumbing, Purisima, Pardo, Buena and Gonzaga-Reyes, JJ.
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