[G.R. No. 136801. June 25, 2001]
EMMA SENTIMAR vs. VILLAREZ et al.
Quoted hereunder, for your information, is a
resolution of this Court dated JUN 25 2001.
G.R. No. 136801(Emma Sentimar vs. Department of Agrarian
Reform Adjudication Board, Quezon City and Spouses Lodovico and Carmencita
For resolution is the motion for
reconsideration dated March 22, 2001 filed by petitioner Emma Sentimar of our
Resolution dated February 19, 2001 dismissing the petition for failure of her
counsel to inform this Court of the correct address of spouses Lodovico and
Carmencita Villarez, private respondents.
In a Resolution dated February
22, 1999, we required respondents to comment on the petition. Only the
Solicitor General, representing public respondent DARAB, filed the required
Meanwhile, the copy of our
Resolution dated February 22, 1999, addressed to respondent spouses Villarez,
was returned unserved with the postmaster's notation "RTS UNCLAIMED".
Thus, in a Resolution dated November 22, 1999, we required petitioner to inform
this Court of the new and correct address of private respondents. In compliance
with this Resolution, petitioner submitted the same address of private
respondents appearing in the records of this case.
Again, on October 11, 2000, we
issued another Resolution requiring petitioner to inform this Court of the
complete and correct address of private respondents. But petitioner submitted
the same address.
On February 19, 2001, this Court
issued the assailed Resolution dismissing the petition for failure of
petitioner's counsel to furnish this Court of private respondents' correct
Hence, this motion for
Movant alleges that private respondents
are actually and presently residing at Purok Kawayanan, Barangay Tarloc, Bago
City, as evidenced by the Certification of Barangay Captain Alberto B. Claro.
However, they refused to claim any communication sent to them. Movant thus
prays that this Court's notices to private respondents be sent through Barangay
Captain Alberto B. Claro, Barangay Taloc, Bago City.
In the interest of speedy
administration of justice, we grant the motion.
WHEREFORE, the petition is
REINSTATED. Let all notices in the instant case be sent to private respondents,
through Mr. Alberto B. Claro, Barangay Captain, Barangay Taloc, Bago City.
Private respondents are hereby
ordered anew to submit their comment on the petition within ten (10) days from
receipt of a copy of this Resolution.
Very truly yours,
JULIETA Y. CARREON
Clerk of Court
Asst. Clerk of Court