JUDGES AND EMPLOYEES OF THE REGIONAL TRIAL COURT, SHARI’A DISTRICT
METROPOLITAN TRIAL COURT, MUNICIPAL TRIAL COURT IN CITIES, MUNICIPAL
COURT, MUNICIPAL CIRCUIT TRIAL COURT AND SHARI’A CIRCUIT COURT.
PHILJA MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 1-99 DATED JANUARY 7, 1999 – RE:
AND REQUIREMENTS PERTAINING TO INCLUSION OF PHILJA EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS
IN ALL CONVENTIONS/CONFERENCES OF JUDGES AND COURT PERSONNEL.
For your information
and guidance, we invite your attention to the PHILJA Memorandum
No. 1-99 -
Re: Rules and Requirements Pertaining To Inclusion of
PHILJA Educational Programs In All Conventions/Conferences Of Judges
Court Personnel, to wit:chanroblesvirtuallawlibrary
Republic Act No. 8557 establishing the Philippine Judicial Academy and
defining its powers and functions, provides that "All conventions of
and Court personnel shall under such rules and requirements as the
may prescribe." This provision, in effect, reiterates the provisions of
Supreme Court Administrative Circular No. 11-96 dated October 10, 1996,
as amended by Circular No. 13-96 dated November 28, 1996, requiring the
inclusion in all conventions/conferences of Judges and Court personnel
of educational and training programs of the Philippine Judicial Academy
(PHILJA) to enable participants to avail themselves of the benefits of
such programs and keep them updated on the law, current jurisprudence
administrative policies, judicial techniques and suggested remedies to
problems in trial and procedure.
to the above-cited provision of law giving the Philippine Judicial
the responsibility of providing educational programs and during
involving Judges and court personnel, the following rules and
are hereby formulated for the guidance of all concerned:chanroblesvirtuallawlibrary
involving Judges and Court personnel shall include pertinent
and training programs to be formulated and conducted by the Philippine
Judicial Academy and, for this purpose, all personnel are directed to
with the Philippine Judicial Academy at least three  months before
date of the activity, for the planning, formulation and implementation
of the proper training programs to be included in their proposed
with PHILJA regarding these training programs above-mentioned, the
of the Associations concerned must first obtain the corresponding
to hold such conventions/ conferences from the Office of the Court
conformably with the prescribed guidelines provided for in Circular No.
23-98, dated February 18, 1998 issued by Court Administrator Alfredo L.
Circular shall take effect immediately."