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This web page features the full text of
A. M. No. 00-11-01-SC
[Effective April 15, 2003]
RE:  AMENDMENT TO THE RULE ON SUMMARY PROCEDURE OF CRIMINAL CASES TO INCLUDE WITHIN ITS COVERAGE VIOLATIONS OF B.P. BLG. 22, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE BOUNCING CHECKS LAW

 
 

Republic of the Philippines 
Supreme Court 
Manila 

A. M. No. 00-11-01-SC

RE:   AMENDMENT TO THE RULE ON SUMMARY PROCEDURE OF CRIMINAL CASES TO INCLUDE WITHIN ITS COVERAGE VIOLATIONS OF B.P. BLG. 22, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE BOUNCING CHECKS LAW

RESOLUTION

Acting on the recommendation of the Chairman of the Committee on Revision of the Rules of Court submitting for this Court’s consideration and approval the Proposed Amendment To The Rule On Summary Procedure Of Criminal Cases To Include Within its Coverage Violations of B.P. Big. 22, Otherwise Known As The Bouncing Checks Law, the Court Resolved to APPROVE the same.

The amendment shall take effect on April 15, 2003 following its publication in a newspaper of general circulation not later than March 30, 2003.

March 25, 2003.

(Sgd.) Hilario G. Davide, Jr.
Chief Justice

(Sgd.) Josue N. Bellosillo           (Sgd.) Reynato S. Puno
Associate Justice              Associate Justice

(Sgd.) Jose C. Vitug           (Sgd.) Vicente V. Mendoza
Associate Justice              Associate Justice

(Sgd.) Artemio V. Panganiban      (Sgd.) Leornardo A. Quisumbing
Associate Justice              Associate Justice

(Sgd.) Antonio T. Carpio           (Sgd.) Ma. Alicia Austria-Martinez
Associate Justice              Associate Justice

(Sgd.) Renato C. Corona     (Sgd.) Conchita Carpio-Morales
Associate Justice              Associate Justice

(Sgd.) Romeo J. Callejo, Sr.         (Sgd.) Adolfo S. Azcuna
Associate Justice              Associate Justice

  
   
AMENDMENT TO THE RULE ON SUMMARY PROCEDURE OF CRIMINAL CASES TO INCLUDE WITHIN ITS COVERAGE VIOLATIONS OF B.P. BLG. 22, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE BOUNCING CHECKS LAW

Section 1 of the Revised Rule on Summary Procedure (Resolution of the Court En Banc dated October 15, 1991), is amended as follows:chanroblesvirtuallawlibrary

“Section 1. Scope. This rule shall govern the summary procedure in Metropolitan Trial Courts, the Municipal Trial Courts in Cities, Municipal Trial Courts, and the Municipal Circuit Trial Courts in the following cases falling within their jurisdiction.

A.           Civil Cases:chanroblesvirtuallawlibrary

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B.           Criminal Cases:chanroblesvirtuallawlibrary

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4.  Violations of Batas Pambansa Bilang 22 (Bouncing Checks Law);

5.  All other criminal cases where the penalty prescribed by law for the offense charged is imprisonment not exceeding six months, or a fine not exceeding one thousand pesos (P1,000.00), or both, irrespective of other imposable penalties, accessory or otherwise, or of the civil liability arising therefrom: Provided, however, that in offenses involving damage to property through criminal negligence, this Rule shall govern where the imposable fine does not exceed ten thousand pesos (P10,000.00).

This Rule shall not apply to a civil case where the plaintiff’s cause of action is pleaded in the same complaint with another cause of action subject to the ordinary procedure; nor to a criminal case where the offense charged is necessarily related to another criminal case subject to ordinary procedure.”




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