CIRCULAR NO. 11-99
COURT OFFICIALS AND PERSONNEL IN TRAINING, SEMINARS, WORKSHOPS AND
CONDUCTED IN THE PHILIPPINES.
The Office of the
Chief Justice has been receiving requests from the officials and
of several offices of the Judiciary to attend training, seminars,
or workshops on various subjects or topics.
by court officials and personnel in training, seminars, workshops, or
to be held within the Philippines may be authorized only if these are
or conducted by the Supreme Court itself, the Philippines Judicial
(PHILJA), associations or organizations of courts officials or
in coordination with the PHILJA or the Institute of Judicial
(JIA), the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP), the Civil Service
(CSC) or other agencies of the Government, relevant professional
or non-governmental organizations duly accredited by the CSC.
authorized, only those holding permanent positions who have at least
satisfactory performance ratings during the latest rating period, and
have not attended a similar activity for the last two (2) years may be
allowed to participate in such training, seminars, workshops or
In every case,
participants shall submit a report on their participation within five
days from the completion of the training, seminar, workshop, or
which shall be accompanied by a certification of successful completion
or certificate of attendance by the sponsoring institution or
The report shall be submitted to the Office of the Chief Justice,
furnished the Office of the Administrative Services of the Supreme
for participants from the Supreme Court, the Presiding Justice of the
of Appeals and the Presiding Justice of the Sandiganbayan for
from the Court of Appeals and the Sandiganbayan, respectively, and the
Office of the Court Administrator for participants from the lower
Circular takes effect upon its promulgation and shall be disseminated
the Clerk of Court of the Supreme Court and the Court Administrator.
thereof shall be furnished the Presiding Justice of the Court of
the Presiding Justice of the Sandiganbayan, and Chairman of the Civil
1st day of September 1999.
G. DAVIDE, JR.