Legal Opinions Archive


551 Whether the OIC mayor designated by the mayor who is on official travel abroad, can approve resolutions or ordinances.Reference No: Lo-118S2010 March 14, 2011
552 Whether or not as VM, is legally required to assume the office of the mayor in view of the disqualification to held office of the mayor-elect.Reference No: LO-117S2010 March 14, 2011
553 It is already sufficient that the legitimate dependant children can show proof that they are the legitimate dependant children of these barangay officials.Reference No: LO-116S2010 March 14, 2011
554 Exhaust first the administrative remedies available before bringing the matter to the department for appropriate action.Reference No: LO-114S2010 March 14, 2011
555 Whether or not the BFP can collect taxes without the LGU enacting a Fire Code Ordinance.Reference No: LO-111S2010 March 14, 2011
556 Whether or not the function of the mayor in signing travel order of the SB member is ministerial.Reference No: LO-106S2010 March 14, 2011
557 Verified complaint against every barangay elective official shall be filed before the SB.Reference No: LO-105S2010 March 14, 2011
558 The term of office of the Sangguniang Barangay has been fixed by law and its expiration cannot be subject to an agreement.Reference No: LO-103S2010 March 14, 2011
559 Any misconduct committed during the previous term cannot be used to initiate an administrative complaint during his present term.Reference No: LO-102S2010 March 14, 2011
560 If the SB is not amenable to the MDC\'s approval projects and programs, the said sanggunian should instead return it to the MDC with its comments and recommendations for the LDC\'s proper consideration.Reference No: LO-101S2010 March 14, 2011
561 Sectoral Representation of Indigenous People in the Sangguniang BayanReference No: LO-080S2010 March 3, 2011
562 Entitlement of PLEB Members to Government CompensationReference No: LO-079S2010 March 3, 2011
563 Immeditae Filling-up of all Positions in BarangayReference No: LO-078S2010 March 3, 2011
564 Not all Resolutions Approved by Sanggunian are to be submitted to LCE for Approval / VetoReference No: LO-077S2010 March 3, 2011
565 Grant of Cash Award for Exemplary Public ServiceReference No: LO-076S2010 March 3, 2011
566 Controversy on Operation of CockpitsReference No: LO-074S2010 March 3, 2011
567 Vetoed Items in Executive Budget deemed Reenacted if provided in Previous YearReference No: LO-073S2010 March 3, 2011
568 Requirement for Availment of Longevity PayReference No: LO-072S2010 March 3, 2011
569 Designation of Temporary Secretary to the Sanggunian BayanReference No: LO-071S2010 March 3, 2011
570 Validity of Approved Appropriation OrdinanceReference No: LO-070S2010 March 3, 2011
571 Removing Barangay Elective OfficialsReference No: LO-069S2010 March 3, 2011
572 Requiring Approval on Public Appearances of StaffReference No: LO-068S2010 March 3, 2011
573 In Charge of Proceeding of SB in Vice Mayor's AbsenceReference No: LO-067S2010 March 3, 2011
574 Prohibition from practising Profession / divesting of Position StakeholdingsReference No: LO-066S2010 March 3, 2011
575 Recover Remuneration received by Election OpponentReference No: LO-065S2010 March 3, 2011
576 Resolution authorizing Bank Loan to PurchaseReference No: LO-064s2010 March 3, 2011
577 Reorganization in Committee Chairmanship will not need Amendment in Internal Ruling ProcedureReference No: LO-063S2010 March 3, 2011
578 Declaring Permanent / Temporary Vacancy and Claim for HonorariumReference No: LO-062S2010 March 3, 2011
579 Claim of Honorarium for Non-Attendance in a declared No-Quorum SessionReference No: LO-061S2010 March 3, 2011
580 Questioning Validity of Resolution affecting Livelihood and Exercise of Free TradeReference No: LO-060S2010 March 3, 2011
581 Can a 9th Placer SB Candidate fill up a Vacancy and the Disquallified Member be scheduled to Refund Monies ReceivedReference No: LO-059S2010 March 3, 2011
582 Kabankalan City as co-Obligor in a 15M Loan secured with Hold-out Provision of Portion of its IRAReference No: LO-058S2010 March 3, 2011
583 Inclusion of Municipality/City Tax in the 10% Fire Inspection FeeReference No: LO-057S2010 March 3, 2011
584 Indigenous People's Representation to Local Legislative BodyReference No: LO-055S2010 March 3, 2011
585 Through an Ordinance, a Mayor can represent the Municipality in Business Transactions even without Prior Authorization from SanggunianReference No: LO-054S2010 March 3, 2011
586 Authority of Local Chief Executive to represent LGU in a ContractReference No: LO-053S2010 March 3, 2011
587 Justifiable Filling-up of Vacancy even if Nomination/Certificate is only signed by Provincial Chairman of same Political PartyReference No: LO-052S2010 March 3, 2011
588 Proper Accepting Authority upon Resignation of Provincial Federation PresidentReference No: LO-051S2010 March 3, 2011
589 ABC President not considered Resigned upon Filing of Candidacy for other PositionReference No: LO-050S2010 March 3, 2011
590 The Vice Mayor has Appointing Authority over SB SecretaryReference No: LO-049S2010 March 3, 2011
591 Query on Rules of filling-up Vacancy and SuccessionReference No: LO-048S2010 March 3, 2011
592 Whether to use Resolution or Ordinance in providing Tax Amnesty in Real Properties PaymentsReference No: LO-047S2010 March 3, 2011
593 Status of Presidents of Provincial Liga ng Barangay Federation/ Provincial Councilor League after filing Candidacies for Vice Governor/Sangguniang Panlalawigan MemberReference No: LO-046S2010 March 3, 2011
594 Designation of an Elected Sangguniang Panlalawigan Member as Provincial AdministratorReference No: LO-045S2010 March 3, 2011
595 Undersecretary Position who is a Partylist Candidate is considered resignedReference No: LO-044S2010 March 3, 2011
596 Query on Legality of requiring Accountant's Advice of Barangay Check Disbursement prior to CashReference No: LO-043S2010 March 3, 2011
597 Authority of National Electrification Administration over other Cooperatives in the Conduct of ElectionsReference No: LO-042S2010 March 3, 2011
598 The collection of Fire Code fees shall be collected by the Bureau of Fire Protection.Reference No: LO-156S2010 March 3, 2011
599 Whether the city mayor may immediately suspend an employee/respondent upon Order of the Office of the Ombudsman pending resolution of the respondent's motion for reconsideration.Reference No: LO-155S2010 March 3, 2011
600 The validity or invalidity of the barangay sponsored construction of a multi-purpose hall and garage for barangay vehicles.Reference No: LO-154S2010 March 3, 2011