Synopsis of the Judiciary Reorganization Act

Cite as: 26 Ateneo L.J. 83 (1981)
Download Abstract Download Article
This publication contains material that is protected under International and Philippine Copyright Law and Treaties. Any unauthorized reprint or use of this material is prohibited. No part of this online publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system without the express written permission of the author as coursed through the Ateneo Law Journal.
Download

Author(s)
Categories

Synopsis of the Judiciary Reorganization Act

Renato V. Puno

26 Ateneo L.J. 83 (1981)

Subject(s):        Judiciary, Judiciary Reorganization Act

Keyword(s):     Jurisdiction, Justice

As of July of 1980, there has been an estimated 455,900 cases pending with the various courts. This fact reaffirmed the need to create a Judiciary that is more responsive to the growing demands of fair and speedy administration of justice. Consequently, the Presidential Committee on Judicial Reorganization proposed the Guidelines for Judicial Reorganization, which became the basis for the enactment of the Judiciary Reorganization Act.

In this Note, the Author examines the Judicial Reorganization Act, providing for an enumeration of its salient features. The discussion includes the changes in the jurisdiction of the various courts, the abolition of old courts so as to create new ones, and the jurisdiction of special courts.

 

DOWNLOAD ARTICLE:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1VSQs59XreTINi5Oe16YeRX3QKWlU5HCG

DOWNLOAD ABSTRACT:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=19-fC4WMTOkVVoWIzJoBq776XKQYZeIu2

More Issues