TO: THE COURT
OF APPEALS, SANDIGANBAYAN, COURT OF TAX APPEALS, REGIONAL TRIAL COURTS,
SHARI'A DISTRICT COURTS, METROPOLITAN TRIAL COURTS, MUNICIPAL TRIAL
IN CITIES, MUNICIPAL TRIAL COURTS, MUNICIPAL CIRCUIT TRIAL COURTS,
CIRCUIT COURTS AND THE INTEGRATED BAR OF THE PHILIPPINES.
OF ATTY. MANUEL R. TUCAY.
for the information and guidance of all concerned are pertinent
of the resolution of the Court En Banc in Administrative Case
5170 entitled "Lilia Ferrer Tucay vs. Atty. Manuel R. Tucay" dated
November 17, 1999, to wit:chanroblesvirtuallawlibrary
Commissioner Jaime V. Vibar, gave neither credence nor validity to the
explanation of respondent and recommended to the IBP Board of Governors
the disbarment of Atty. Tucay for gross misconduct and failure to
the highest degree of morality expected and required of every member of
the Bar. On 13 December 1997, the IBP Board of Governors passed
No. XIII97-164 which "RESOLVED to ADOPT and APPROVE" the
and recommendation of the investigating Commissioner after being
that the latter's findings were amply supported by the evidence on
with the IBP-CBD and the IBP Board of Governors in their findings and
accepts their recommendation that respondent lawyer, having ceased to
and possess the qualifications required of every lawyer, must forthwith
Court resolved to disbar respondent Atty. Manuel Tucay immediately upon
his receipts of this Resolution. x x x"