WHAT IS THE PROCEDURE IN THE KATARUNGAN PAMBARANGAY LAW? 1. While the dispute is under mediation conciliation or arbitration, the prescriptive. IT IS VERY IMPORTANT TO NOTE THAT NO INDIVIDUAL CAN GO DIRECTLY TO COURT OR ANY GOVERNMENT OFFICE FOR ADJUDICATION OF HIS/HER . Pambarangay Law? As a general rule, all disputes may be the subject of barangay conciliation before the Katarungang Pambarangay, except for the following.

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The complaint-affidavit, however, failed to show that the instant case was previously referred to the barangay for conciliation in compliance with Sections andparagraph dof the Local Government Code, which provides: Maintaining her ktarungang, Agbayani raised the following, to wit: Where the complaint a did not state that it is one of the excepted cases, or b it did kaatrungang allege prior availment of said conciliation process, jatarungang c did not have a certification that no conciliation or settlement had been reached by the parties, the case should be dismissed x x x.

As the Court pointed out in Torres, Jr. Action on the petition. Surely, this power of the Secretary of Justice to review includes the discretion to accept additional evidence from the investigating prosecutor or from herein respondent Genabe, evidence which nonetheless appears to have already been submitted to the investigating prosecutor but inadvertently omitted by her when she filed her petition. Katarungang Pambarangayor the Barangay Justice System is a local justice system in the Philippines.

The petition is bereft of merit. All told, we find that the CA did not commit reversible error in upholding the Resolution dated May 17, of the DOJ as we, likewise, find the same to be in accordance with law and jurisprudence. This page was last edited on 7 Decemberat Even the Rules of Court reflects this principle.


The case of First Women’s Credit Corporation v. A ‘best fit’ approach to justice reform? The Court further stated in Guy that when the DOJ Secretary took cognizance of the petitioner’s motion for reconsideration, he effectively excepted such motion from the operation of the aforequoted Section 13 of DOJ Circular No.

The petitioner filed a motion for reconsideration, which was denied in a Resolution [9] dated June 25, On motion for reconsideration by the petitioner, the CA denied the same in its Resolution [11] dated July 3, Further, petitioner Agbayani maintained that respondent Genabes P etition for Review [13] should have been dismissed outright, since it failed to state the name and address of the petitioner, nor did it show proof of service to her, pursuant to Sections 5 and 6 of DOJ Circular No.

In other words, if strict adherence pambarqngay the letter of the law would result in absurdity and manifest injustice, or where the merit of a party’s cause is apparent and outweighs consideration of non-compliance with certain formal requirements, procedural rules should definitely be liberally construed.

The decision whether to dismiss a complaint or pajbarangay, is dependent upon the sound discretion of the pambarangy fiscal and, ultimately, that of the Secretary of Justice. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Hence, the dismissal of the instant petition is proper. Bonifacio Sanz Maceda, the Presiding Judge of Branchwhom she claimed had committed against her grievous acts that outrage moral and social conduct.

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Besides “hybrid courts”, other authors have described the system as a “Non-State Justice System”. Petitioner Agbayani does not claim that she was never furnished, during the preliminary investigation, with copies pambaranfay the alleged inserted documents, or that any of these documents were fabricated.

They are not to be applied with severity and rigidity when such application would clearly defeat the very rationale for their conception and existence. A party-litigant is to be given the fullest opportunity to establish the merits of his complaint or defense rather than for him to lose life, liberty, honor or property on mere technicalities.


Supreme Court Administrative Circular. In particular, petitioner Agbayani alleged that when the petition was filed on March 22,only five 5 documents were attached thereto, namely: After careful evaluation and consideration of the evidence on record, we find merit in the instant petition. Philippine pesos are subjected to the system. Alfredo Flores Tadiar was the principal author of Presidential DecreeThe Katarungang Pambarangay Law, [8] and he also wrote its implementing rulesrequiring prior conciliation as a condition for judicial recourse.

The CA also noted that there was proper service of the petition as required by the rules since the petitioner was able to file her comment thereon.

Pambarangy c omment was completely disregarded and suppressed in the records of the DOJ. It is not sufficient that a tribunal, in the exercise of its power, abused its discretion; such abuse must be grave.

Guidelines on the Katarungang Pambarangay procedure”.

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According to Undersecretary Pineda, the confluence of these circumstances was the immediate cause of respondent Genabe’s emotional and psychological distress.

That the offense has already prescribed; and. The Pambarangah of Justice may dismiss the petition outright if he finds the same to be patently without merit or manifestly intended for delay, or when the issues raised therein are too unsubstantial to require consideration.