POSTING ON THE WEB OF
DECISIONS AND RESOLUTIONS OF
THE COURT OF APPEALS, THE SANDIGANBAYAN AND THE
COURT OF TAX APPEALS.
WHEREAS, the DAVIDE WATCH envisions a
that is independent, effective and efficient, and worthy of public
WHEREAS, the values of transparency,
integrity in the judicial process promote independence, effectiveness,
in the system;
WHEREAS, making available to the public the
resolutions of appellate courts as soon as they are promulgated would
strengthen and promote transparency, accountability and integrity;
WHEREAS, in light of the foregoing and consistent
objectives of the Action Program for Judicial Reform (APJR), the
each collegiate court should be published on the web through a link
Supreme Court Website; and
WHEREAS, the decisions and resolutions of the
Court are published on the Supreme Court Website in accordance with
Order No. 14-2004 dated 27 February 2004, as amended by Amended
Order No. 14-2004 dated 3 August 2004; so must the decisions and
the Court of Appeals, the Sandiganbayan, and the Court of Tax Appeals.
NOW, THEREFORE, the Court of Appeals, the
and the Court of Tax Appeals are hereby directed to adopt their own
of transmitting the printed copy (hard copy) and a magnetic copy of
promulgated decisions and resolutions to the Management Information
Office (MISO) of the Supreme Court. These decisions and resolutions
published on the appellate courts' respective sub-domains in the
Website, if possible on the day of their promulgation but not later
(3) days after promulgation.
The MISO is directed to make the necessary
arrangements with each
appellate court to implement this Memorandum.
This Memorandum Order shall take upon its
Issued this 4th day of August 2004.
(per A.M. No.