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ADMINISTRATIVE CIRCULAR NO. 9-92.
ADMINISTRATIVE CIRCULAR NO. 9-92
 
TO:  ALL JUDGES OF THE REGIONAL TRIAL COURTS, SHARI’AH DISTRICT COURTS, METROPOLITAN TRIAL COURTS, MUNICIPAL TRIAL COURTS IN CITIES, MUNICIPAL TRIAL COURTS, MUNICIPAL CIRCUIT TRIAL COURTS AND SHARI’AH CIRCUIT TRIAL COURTS

SUBJECT:  R. A. NO. 7636 REPEALING R. A. NO. 1700, AS AMENDED [ANTI-SUBVERSION ACT].

R. A. No. 1700, as amended, otherwise known as the "Anti-Subversion Act", is now repealed by R. A. No. 7636, which took effect on October 11, 1992.cralaw

R. A. No. 7636 provides as follows:chanrobles virtual law library

"AN ACT REPEALING REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED ONE THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ATI-SUBVERSION ACT.   "Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:chanroblesvirtuallawlibrary
"SECTION 1. Republic Act Numbered One Thousand Seven Hundred (R.A. No. 1700), otherwise known as the Anti-Subversion Act, as revived by Executive Order Numbered One Hundred Sixty Seven [E. O. No. 167] and subsequently amended by Executive Order Numbered Two Hundred Seventy-Six [E. O. 176] is hereby repealed.   "SECTION 2. This Act does not in any manner repeal, amend or modify the provisions of the Revised Penal Code.   "SECTION 3. Presidential Decrees Nos. 885, 1738, 1835 and 1975 remain repealed, and all other laws, presidential decrees, letters of instruction, and other issuances, orders, rules and regulations inconsistent with this Act are hereby likewise repealed.   "SECTION 4. This act shall take effect fifteen [15] days after its publication in two [2] national newspapers of general circulation.

"Approved:chanroblesvirtuallawlibrary

[Sgd.] NEPTALI A. GONZALES
President of the Senate

[Sgd.] JOSE C. DE VENECIA, JR.
Speaker of the House of Representatives

This bill, which is a consolidation of Senate Bill No. 508 and Bill No. 818, was finally passed by the Senate and the House of Representatives on September 4, 1992.

[Sgd.] ANACLETO D. BADOY, JR.
Secretary of the Senate

[Sgd.] CAMILO L. SABIO
Secretary General 
House of Representatives
Approved: September 22, 1992 [Sgd.] FIDEL V. RAMOS
President of the Philippines"
All trial Court judges are, therefore, hereby directed to give preferential attention and to act with dispatch on all cases/motions relative to the release of persons detained or serving for violation of R. A. No. 1700.

Strict compliance is hereby enjoined.cralaw

October 29, 1992.

[Sgd.] HUGO E. GUTIERREZ, JR.
Acting Chief Justice
 
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