,





CHANROBLES VIRTUAL LAW LIBRARY






Law Library

On-Line Bar Review

cralaw_chanroblesbar

MCLE:

cralaw_lawnet

DebtKollect

cralaw_debkollect

Intellectual Property

cralaw_iplaw
Chan Robles Virtual Law Library


CLICK HERE FOR THE LATEST PHILIPPINE LAWS, STATUTES & CODES

Bookmark and Share

 
Sponsored by:  The ChanRobles Group


A collection of Philippine laws, statutes and codes
not included or cited in the main indices
of the Chan Robles Virtual Law Library.
 
This web page contains the full text of
Republic Act No. 7902
AN ACT EXPANDING THE JURISDICTION OF THE COURT OF
  APPEALS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION NINE OF BATAS AMBANSA BLG. 129, AS AMENDED,
KNOWN AS THE JUDICIARY  REORGANIZATION ACT OF 1980
 

 
  REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7902
 
AN ACT EXPANDING THE JURISDICTION OF THE COURT OF  APPEALS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION NINE OF BATAS  PAMBANSA BLG. 129, AS AMENDED, KNOWN AS THE JUDICIARY  REORGANIZATION ACT OF 1980.

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives  of the Philippines in Congress assembled:   
 
Section 1. Sec. 9 of Batas Pambansa BIg. 129, as  amended, known as the Judiciary Reorganization Act of 1980, is hereby further amended to read as follows:cralaw
      "SEC. 9. Jurisdiction. - The Court of Appeals shall exercise:  
       
        "(1) Original jurisdiction to issue writs of mandamus, prohibition, certiorari, habeas corpus, and quo warranto, and auxilliary writs or processes, whether or not in aid of its  appellate jurisdiction;
         
        "(2) Exclusive original jurisdiction over actions for  annulment of judgments of Regional Trial Courts; and
         
        "(3) Exclusive appellate jurisdiction over all final  judgments, decisions, resolutions, orders or awards of the Regional  Trial Courts and quasi-judicial agencies, instrumentalities, boards or  commissions, including the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Social Security Commission, the Employees'Compensation Commission and the Civil Service Commission,  except those falling within the appelate jurisdiction of the  Supreme Court in accordance with the Constitution, the  Labor Code of the Philippines under Presidential Decree  No. 442, as amended, the provisions of this Act, and of  subparagraph (1) of the third paragraph and subparagraph  (4) of the fourth paragraph of Section 17 of the Judiciary Act  of 1948.
         
        "The Court of Appeals shall have the power to try cases  and conduct hearings, receive evidence and perform any and  all acts necessary to resolve factual issues raised in cases  falling within its original and appellate jurisdiction, including  the power to grant and conduct new trials or further proceedings. Trials or hearings in the Court of Appeals must be  continuous and must be completed within three (3) months unless extended by the Chief Justice."
Sec. 2. All provisions of laws and rules inconsistent  with the provisions of this Act are hereby repealed or amended  accordingly.
 
Sec. 3. This Act shall take effect after fifteen (15)  days following its publication in a newspaper of general  circulation.

Approved:

(SGD.) EDGARDO J. ANGARA
President of the Senate

(SGD.) JOSE DE VENECIA, JR.
Speaker of the House of  Representatives


This Act which is a consolidation of House Bill No. 10452
  and Senate Bill No. 1495 was finally passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on February 16,1995 and  February 20,1995, respectively.


(SGD.) EDGARDO E. TUMANGAN
Secretary of the Senate

(SGD.) CAMILO L. SABIO
Secretary General
House of Representatives


Approved: February 23, 1995


(SGD.) FIDEL V. RAMOS
President ofthe Philippines

    




THE CHAN ROBLES VIRTUAL LAW LIBRARY - QUICK GLANCE
 Philippines| Worldwide|The Business Page

Back to Top  -  Back to Main Index   -  Back to Home

Copyright ©1998-2006 by
ChanRobles Publishing Company
 All Rights Reserved
Since 19.07.98