Legal Opinions Archive


1 Clarification to whom patent is issued in relation to application for title of the Barangay lot in the office of DENR Tagbilaran CityReference No: LO-15s2020 January 20, 2020
2 Request for Clarification on Sections 385 and 386 of RA 7160Reference No: LO-14s2020 January 20, 2020
3 Legal Opinion concerning the exercise of Local Legislative Power by the Sanggunian in relation to the proposed Freedom of Information Ordinance of 2019 of Camarines NorteReference No: LO-10s2020 January 9, 2020
4 Legal Opinion on the utilization of Sanggunian Kabataan (SK) funds where there is an incomplete set of SK OfficialsReference No: LO-09s2020 January 9, 2020
5 Legal Opinion relative to automatic succession in the position of SK Chairman vis-a-vis anti dynasty provision of RA 10742Reference No: LO-08s2020 January 9, 2020
6 Legal Opinion relative to the authority to practice medical profession of Mayor Jaime E. Esmeralda of Igbaras, IloiloReference No: LO-07s2020 January 9, 2020
7 Letter-Reply on the query of Mr. Jefferson D. Valdez concerning the unit rentals in Oceanway Residences CondominiumReference No: LO-06s2020 January 9, 2020
8 Legal Opinion relative to Misamis Oriental Sangguniang Panlalawigan Resolution No. 34-2019Reference No: LO-05s2020 January 9, 2020
9 Legal Opinion on the required vote enacting a supplemental budgetReference No: LO-04s2020 January 9, 2020
10 Legal Opinion relative to the imposition of Business Tax on a mining company by a municipality where said mining company has no branch or sales outlet inReference No: LO-03s2020 January 9, 2020
11 Legal Opinion on the proper implementation of Memorandum Circular No. 2019-121, particularly, does it cover parked vehicles along the interior streets of subdivisionsReference No: LO-02s2020 January 9, 2020
12 Inquiry if a Barangay can enact an ordinance imposing car stickers on all vehicles as a security measureReference No: LO-01s2020 January 9, 2020
13 Legal Opinion on who between the Acting Mayor and Acting Vice Mayor shall be considered as the Sangguniang Bayan Presiding Officer with respect to the acceptance of resignation of Sangguniang Kabataan Pederasyon OfficerReference No: LO-85s2019 December 27, 2019
14 Legal Opinion relative to the computation of backwages of Sangguniang Bayan Member Carmelita Bonachita-Ricablanca, Sagay, Camiguin ProvinceReference No: LO-83s2019 November 15, 2019
15 Legal Opinion concerning the proper application of the Three-Consecutive Term Limit proscribed under section 43 (B) of Local Government Code of 1991Reference No: LO-82s2019 November 15, 2019
16 Legal Opinion on matters pertinent to the Legislative Operations, Duties, and Responsibilities of the Sangguniang BayanReference No: LO-81s2019 November 15, 2019
17 Legal Opinion on whether or not there is a need for the Sanggunian Bayan to pass and approve a resolution creating (1) Sangguniang Bayan Member (Indigenous People) PositionReference No: LO-80s2019 November 15, 2019
18 Legal Opinion relative to the licensing of cockpit operations in the Municipality of Aliaga, Province of Nueva EcijaReference No: LO-79s2019 November 15, 2019
19 Legal Opinion on whether or not reformation center constructed with the use of Performance Challenge Fund may be converted into a legislative buildingReference No: LO-78s2019 November 15, 2019
20 Legal Opinion relative to the Sanggunian Panlalawigan Ordinance in compliance to pertinent issuances on Drug-Free WorkplaceReference No: LO-77s2019 November 15, 2019
21 Legal Opinion on whether there was a nepotism in the appointment of the brother of Punong Barangay Vivian O. Ruste as a member of the Lupon TagapamayapaReference No: LO-76s2019 November 15, 2019
22 Legal Opinion relative to the conduct of cockfight every thursday of the week to entertain visitors and for Liga's fund-raising campaignsReference No: LO-75s2019 November 15, 2019
23 Legal Opinion on whether or not the Sanggunian can approve an ordinance for the utilization of 20% Development Fund by the Municipal Development Council (MDC) in the absence of a duly designated or appointed Municipal Planning and Development Coordinator (MPDC)Reference No: LO-74s2019 November 15, 2019
24 Request for Legal Opinion relative to the Sangguniang Panlalawaigan of Nueva Ecija Resolution No. 156, Series of 2019 rendering null and void Sangguniang Bayan of Aliaga Ordinance No. 08 series of 2019Reference No: LO-73As2019 November 4, 2019
25 Veto Power of the Local Chief Executive of Basud, Camarines NorteReference No: LO-72 s 2019 October 23, 2019
26 Request for Legal Opinion on Whether or not the Objects of the Maintenance and Others Operating Expenses (MOOE) are all considered essential Operating expenses as contemplated in Section 323 of the Local Government CodeReference No: LO-71 s 2019 October 23, 2019
27 Legal Opinion from Sogod, Cebu on the action that can be taken by the Municipality in connection of the four (4) consecutive absences of the SK Federation President/Ex Officio Member in the Sanggunian sessionReference No: LO-69s2019 October 14, 2019
28 Legal Opinion on whether it is allowed for a councilor to propose the passing of a resolution on First Reading while there is another resolution of the same nature and content which is already in Second Reading and was authored by another councilorReference No: LO-68s2019 October 14, 2019
29 Legal Opinion on the Legality of Hiring Job Orders issued by the outgoing Acting Mayor effective June 17, 2019 to July 31, 2019Reference No: LO-70s2019 October 14, 2019
30 Legal Opinion on whether a Certificate of Authority as Insurance Company is a requirement for an Insurance Agency to apply for a Business PermitReference No: LO-67s2019 October 14, 2019
31 Legal Opinion on whether or not a Vice-Mayor is allowed to exercise discretion and not to affix his/her signature in the resolution passed by the SanggunianReference No: LO-66s2019 October 14, 2019
32 Legal Opinion on whether the basis of determining the Minority Floor leader is based on the number of Party Member or FactionReference No: LO-65s2019 October 14, 2019
33 Legal Opinion on the duties and functions of an Acting Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) ChairpersonReference No: LO-64s2019 October 8, 2019
34 Legal Opinion on whether or not a mere Sanggunian Resolution is sufficient to validate and effect exchange of Barangay Road with a Private Property and whether or not DILG MC 2019-121 covers then Barangay Road turned into a Private Property by virtue of Sanggunian Barangay and Sanggunian Bayan ResolutionsReference No: LO-62s2019 October 8, 2019
35 Legal Opinion on whether you can have access to information relative to barangay payrollReference No: LO-63s2019 October 8, 2019
36 Legal Opinion on whether DILG Opinion Nos. 131 series of 2010 and 02 serieis of 2017 are still being enforced, and being a Vice Mayor and practicing lawyer by profession, if you are required to secure an Authority to Practice ProfessionReference No: LO-61s2019 September 23, 2019
37 Department's Opinion on the issues of whether or not the People's Law Enforcemnt Board (PLEB) members appointed by the LPOCReference No: LO-59 s2019 September 18, 2019
38 Legal opinion Relative to the Authority of the Sanggunian Bayan to Issue Special Permit for the the Conduct of Cockfight in an unlicensed CockpitReference No: LO-60 s 2019 September 17, 2019
39 Legal Opinion on whether the Acting SK Chairperson is entitled to honorariaReference No: LO-58s2019 September 12, 2019
40 Legal Opinion on whether or not the incumbent Mayor is allowed to hold office in his residenceReference No: LO-57s2019 September 11, 2019
41 Legal Opinion on whether or not Municipal Mayor may hire employees for the Office of the concerned Sangguniang Bayan and approve budget and disbursements thereofReference No: LO-56s2019 September 11, 2019
42 Legal Opinion on the Validity of Liga ng mga Barangay Resolution No. 06-s-2010,Ternate, CaviteReference No: LO-55 s2019 September 6, 2019
43 Legal Opinion on whether or not CHED may prescribe the manner of selection and appointment of Local College Officials, teaching and non-teaching personnelReference No: LO-54s2019 August 30, 2019
44 Legal Opinion on whether or not Resolution No. 18-104 is valid since the same was not presented to the Local Chief Executive for approvalReference No: LO-53s2019 August 30, 2019
45 Query from LGU of PiƱan, Zamboanga Del Norte on whether or not the Sangguniang Bayan Members can be held liable for the inaction on matters certified urgent by the MayorReference No: LO-52s2019 August 30, 2019
46 Query from the Province of Kalinga seeking clarification on the issues relative to the quorum and required number of votes to pass an ordinance or resolutionReference No: LO-51s2019 August 30, 2019
47 Legal Opinion on the power of the Acting Mayor to hire personnel under Job Order Contract vis-a-vis the limitation under Section 46(A) of the Local Government CodeReference No: LO-50s2019 August 30, 2019
48 Legal Opinion Relative to the Taxing Power of BarangayReference No: LO-49s2019 August 28, 2019
49 Legal Opinion as to the issue of applicability of liberality clause which will enable the remaining NYC Commissioners to act as commission properReference No: LO-48s2019 August 28, 2019
50 Legal Opinion on employment and hiring of SK Chairperson as Job Orders in the Province of BatangasReference No: LO-47s2019 August 8, 2019