JUDGES AND CLERKS OF COURT OF APPEALS, THE REGIONAL TRIAL COURTS,
TRIAL COURTS, MUNICIPAL TRIAL COURTS IN CITIES, MUNICIPAL TRIAL COURTS
AND MUNICIPAL CIRCUIT TRIAL COURTS
FINES IMPOSED BY THE COURT OF APPEALS FOR VIOLATION OF MUNICIPAL
93 of the Judiciary Act of 1948 provides among others:chanroblesvirtuallawlibrary
all monies paid in the nature
of fines and costs by persons convicted for violations of municipal or
city ordinances shall accrue exclusively to the city, municipality or
district in meeting its obligation as defined under sections 74 and 75
of this act."
the Second Division of this Court of Appeals in its resolution dated 14
January 2002 in Administrative Matter No. 01-10-262-MTC Re: Letter
25 September 2000 of Anita D. Macawile, Clerk of Court of Appeals, MTC,
Babatngon, Leyte resolved to:chanroblesvirtuallawlibrary
(1) CONSIDER the fines paid for violations of local ordinances to have
accrued exclusively to the leagal government xxx."
the said resolution Clerk of Court of Appeals Macawile was authorized
withdraw the amount paid as fine and remit the same to the municipal
of Babatngon, Leyte.
view of the foregoing, all Clerks of Court of Appeals are hereby
to remit to the local government unit, the fines paid for violations of
PRESBITERO J. VELASCO, JR.