CLERKS OF COURT, BRANCH CLERKS OF COURT AND DEPUTY CLERKS OF COURT OF
SANDIGANBAYAN, REGIONAL TRIAL COURTS, METROPOLITAN TRIAL COURTS,
TRIAL COURTS IN CITIES, MUNICIPAL TRIAL COURTS AND MUNICIPAL CIRCUIT
APPLICATION FOR AND GRANT OF PARDON AND PAROLE.
In line with the
rulings of the Supreme Court in People vs. Hinlo, G. R. No.
January 31, 1995, and People vs. Francisco Salle, G. R. No.
December 4, 1995, declaring illegal the grant of pardon or parole, or
the practice of processing applications therefor, to an accused during
the pendency of his appeal from his conviction by the trial court, it
hereby directed that all Commitment Orders for the commitment of an
to prison should state that the prisoner concerned did not appeal the
of conviction or, if an appeal had been filed, that the same had been
For cases that arose
prior to this Circular, the Clerks of Court concerned should issue a
regarding the same information upon request by the Bureau of
and/or the Board of Pardons and Parole.
herewith is enjoined,
October 14, 1997.