MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 3 March 14, 1978
SUPREME COURT CIRCULARS AND ORDERS
TO: ALL JUDGES OF THE COURT OF TAX APPEALS, COURTS OF FIRST INSTANCE, CIRCUIT CRIMINAL COURTS, JUVENILE AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS COURTS, COURTS OF AGRARIAN RELATIONS AND CITY AND MUNICIPAL COURTS
SUBJECT: SERVICE OF WRITS AND COURT PROCESSES IN CONNECTION WITH CASES INVOLVING FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS OR INSTRUMENTALITIES THEREOF
The attention of this Court has been called to diplomatic notes received by the Department of Foreign Affairs complaining that court processes or writs have been mailed or otherwise delivered directly to embassies of foreign governments or agencies thereof without coursing the same through the Department of Foreign Affairs. The practice complained of is not in consonance with diplomatic practice.
Accordingly, you are hereby advised that henceforth court processes and writs issued in connection with cases involving foreign governments or agencies should be forwarded to the Department of Foreign Affairs for transmission to the foreign embassy concerned by diplomatic note.
Strict compliance herewith is enjoined.
March 14, 1978.
(Sgd.) FRED RUIZ CASTRO
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