Legal Opinions Archive

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LEGAL OPINIONS ARCHIVE

1 Legal Opinion relative to the computation of backwages of Sangguniang Bayan Member Carmelita Bonachita-Ricablanca, Sagay, Camiguin ProvinceReference No: LO-83s2019 November 15, 2019
2 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
3 Legal Opinion on matters pertinent to the Legislative Operations, Duties, and Responsibilities of the Sangguniang BayanReference No: LO-81s2019 November 15, 2019
4 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
5 Legal Opinion relative to the licensing of cockpit operations in the Municipality of Aliaga, Province of Nueva EcijaReference No: LO-79s2019 November 15, 2019
6 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
7 Legal Opinion relative to the Sanggunian Panlalawigan Ordinance in compliance to pertinent issuances on Drug-Free WorkplaceReference No: LO-77s2019 November 15, 2019
8 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
9 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
10 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
11 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
12 Veto Power of the Local Chief Executive of Basud, Camarines NorteReference No: LO-72 s 2019 October 23, 2019
13 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
14 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
15 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
16 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
17 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
18 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
19 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
20 Legal Opinion on the duties and functions of an Acting Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) ChairpersonReference No: LO-64s2019 October 8, 2019
21 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
22 Legal Opinion on whether you can have access to information relative to barangay payrollReference No: LO-63s2019 October 8, 2019
23 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
24 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
25 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
26 Legal Opinion on whether the Acting SK Chairperson is entitled to honorariaReference No: LO-58s2019 September 12, 2019
27 Legal Opinion on whether or not the incumbent Mayor is allowed to hold office in his residenceReference No: LO-57s2019 September 11, 2019
28 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
29 Legal Opinion on the Validity of Liga ng mga Barangay Resolution No. 06-s-2010,Ternate, CaviteReference No: LO-55 s2019 September 6, 2019
30 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
31 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
32 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
33 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
34 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
35 Legal Opinion Relative to the Taxing Power of BarangayReference No: LO-49s2019 August 28, 2019
36 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
37 Legal Opinion on employment and hiring of SK Chairperson as Job Orders in the Province of BatangasReference No: LO-47s2019 August 8, 2019
38 Legal Opinion on the validity of Municipal Ordinance No. 17-323 of the Municipality of Calaca, BatangasReference No: LO-46s2019 August 8, 2019
39 Legal Opinion relative to the veto power of Governor over review of Municipal appropriation ordinance by the Sangguniang PanlalawiganReference No: LO-44s2019 August 8, 2019
40 Query from DILG Region VII on whether or not the SK First Ranking Sanggunian Member should act as Acting SK Chairperson and whether the Acting SK Chairperson is entitled to an honorariaReference No: LO-43s2019 August 7, 2019
41 Legal Opinion on whether or not it is legal for a Punong Barangay (PB) to serve as author to Resolutions pertaining to sport activities and whether the same will not constitute as an interference on the powers of the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) pursuant to Republic Act No. 7942Reference No: LO-42s2019 August 7, 2019
42 Legal Opinion on whether or not a former three-termer Municipal Mayor who failed to clear himself from his accountabilities of local chief executive at the end of his term, can still qualify as an official candidate for this coming 2019 Local Elections, for the same position in the Municipality of Sabtang, BatanesReference No: LO-41s2019 August 7, 2019
43 Legal Opinion on the proper use of unexpended Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Fund (LDRRMF)Reference No: LO-38s2019 August 7, 2019
44 Legal Opinion on the Validity of Lapu-Lapu City Ordinance No. 14-200-2019, entitled "An Ordinance providing an office space at the Lapu-Lapu City Hall as District Office of the Member of the House of Representative for the Lone Congressional District of Lapu-Lapu City"Reference No: LO-40s2019 August 1, 2019
45 Legal Opinion on the Query of Atty. Glenna Aurora T. AbrilReference No: LO-39s2019 August 1, 2019
46 Legal Opinion on the proposed Tripartite Agreement between Pagsanjan Water District, Municipal Government of Pagsanjan and Municipal Government of Pagsanjan, Office of the Barangay Captains of Brgys. Uno, Dos, Sabang, San Isidro and PinagsanjanReference No: LO-35s2019 August 1, 2019
47 Query from Mayor Dator of Lucban, Quezon relative to the required votes to pass an appropriate ordinanceReference No: LO-37s2019 July 31, 2019
48 Letter-Reply Addressed to Mr. Marvin M. Noscal, Secretary to the Sangguniang Bayan of the Municipality of Lopez, Province of QuezonReference No: LO-36s2019 July 31, 2019
49 Legal Opinion on whether or not the noted observations/lapses and acts done/committed by the LLocal Chief Executive and Sangguniang Bayan Members present during the special session are contrary to lawReference No: LO-34s2019 July 18, 2019
50 Request to use the portion of the remaining calamity fund to be utilized in the acquisition of drug testing kits for High School and College students of Kidapawan CityReference No: LO-33s2019 July 4, 2019