Legal Opinions Archive


651 Whether the ABC president having filed his COC, considered automatically resignedReference No: LO-005S2010 March 2, 2011
652 Presumption of validity unless declared otherwise by the courts of justice.Reference No: LO-115S2010 March 2, 2011
653 The dual nature and function of an LGU and from its corporate powers are granted under the LGC of 1991.Reference No: LO-113S2010 March 2, 2011
654 Provincial Ordinance No. 53-2005 of the SP of Camarines Norte should be accorded the presumption of validity unless declared otherwise by our courts of justice.Reference No: LO-112S2010 March 2, 2011
655 Continuous refusal of the SB to pass the ordinance authorizing the Annual Appropriations.Reference No: LO-110S2010 March 1, 2011
656 During the mandatory review period of the ordinance which is within 30 days upon receipt thereof, the SP should have issued their legislative action.Reference No: LO-109S2010 March 1, 2011
657 The validity of Resolution No.2010-036 passed by the SB of Murcia, Negros Occidental.Reference No: LO-108S2010 March 1, 2011
658 The legality and validity of the existing Provincial Ordinance 007 s. 2007 and the proposal ordinance.Reference No: LO-107S2010 March 1, 2011
659 By statutory mandate, the formulation and initiate of the municipality's development plan is primary function of the MDC and the same has to be submitted to the SB for its appropriate action and approval.Reference No: LO-104S2010 March 1, 2011
660 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 1, 2011
661 Effect of the Election Ban in the Implementation of Capacity Development Intervention for LGUsReference No: LO-001S2010 March 1, 2011
662 Resignation of Kagawad with pending administrative case and its consequencesReference No: LO-100S2010 March 1, 2011
663 LCE practice of profession while in officeReference No: LO-099S2010 March 1, 2011
664 Creation of LGU from barangay to municipalityReference No: LO-098S2010 March 1, 2011
665 LCE refusal to implement an OrdinanceReference No: LO-097S2010 March 1, 2011
666 Minutes as Public Records/LCE as appointing authority of Secretary to the SanggunianReference No: LO-096S2010 March 1, 2011
667 Enactment of Passway FeeReference No: LO-095S2010 March 1, 2011
668 Query on issuance of barangay clearance to non-residents of VMHAReference No: LO-094S2010 March 1, 2011
669 Appointment of Municipal Social Welfare Development Officer as mandatoryReference No: LO-093S2010 March 1, 2011
670 Issuance of Travel Order/Processing of travelling expensesReference No: LO-092S2010 March 1, 2011
671 Posting of Fidelity Bonds by Punong BarangaysReference No: LO-091S2010 March 1, 2011
672 Question of Ownership and Liability of a BACReference No: LO-090S2010 March 1, 2011
673 Inability of the regular presiding officer to preside at aa sangguniang sessionReference No: LO-089S2010 March 1, 2011
674 Exercise of profession of Barangay Offiial and double compensationReference No: LO-088S2010 March 1, 2011
675 Signing Authority of Provincial Vice GovernorReference No: LO-087S2010 March 1, 2011
676 Inaction of Mayor to recommendee of Sanggunian Barangay on vacated positionReference No: LO-086S2010 March 1, 2011
677 Passage of an Ordinance providing for a supplemental budget of a provinceReference No: LO-085S2010 March 1, 2011
678 Certification of an Ordinance providing for a supplemental budget of a provinceReference No: LO-084S2010 March 1, 2011
679 Issuance of Barangay Clearance and Mayor'sReference No: LO-083S2010 March 1, 2011
680 Introduction of changes in projects/programs/activities and budgetaryReference No: LO-082S2010 March 1, 2011
681 Entitlement of honorarium during detainmentReference No: LO-081S2010 March 1, 2011
682 Conduct of Hearing by the Sangguniang Panlungsod on Administrative Case Filed Against Barangay OfficialCategory: 3 TERM-LIMIT RULEReference No: LO-001S2009 August 29, 2010
683 Determining the representation of the Liga in the Sanggunians.Category: ADMINISTRATIVE INVESTIGATION PROCESS (LOCAL OFFICIALS)Reference No: LO-002S2009 August 29, 2010
684 The review power of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan over a resolutions passed by the Sangguniang Panlungsod.Category: APPROPRIATION/FUNDS/BUDGET MATTERSReference No: LO-003S2009 August 29, 2010
685 Section 329 of RA 7160 that mandates ten percent (10%) of the general fund of the Barangay shall be set aside for the Sangguniang kabataan.Category: AUTHORITY TO ADMINISTER OATHSReference No: LO-004S2009 August 29, 2010
686 Clarificatory letter to remove confusion and resolve the conflicts made by the former MLGOO in relation to the Qou Warranto case which is still pending.Category: BARANGAY MATTERSReference No: LO-005S2009 August 29, 2010
687 The fundamental principles regarding the financial affairs, transactions and operations of local government unitsReference No: LO-006S2009 August 29, 2010
688 Clarification on the legal issue involved relative to the establishment of a gas refilling stationReference No: LO-007S2009 August 29, 2010
689 The benefits of Barangay officials and and the privileges of Sangguniangkabataan officialsReference No: LO-008S2009 August 29, 2010
690 Power of Sanggunian Bayan over the classification/reclassification of the lands of the public domainReference No: LO-009S2009 August 29, 2010
691 The proper application of the Internal Rules of Procedure (IRP) of the SanggunianReference No: LO-010S2009 August 29, 2010
692 Authority of the Sangguniang Kabataan Federation or the Sangguniang Barangay to discipline a SK ChairmanCategory: CONFLICT OF INTERESTReference No: LO-011S2009 August 29, 2010
693 The validity of the resolution passed by the Sanggunian Bayan imposing unto a Punong Barangay a 60-day preventive suspension.Category: CONVERSION MERGER/CREATION OF LGUReference No: LO-012S2009 August 29, 2010
694 Whether the present Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) Chairperson can still act as such in a hold-over capacity pending appointment by the SILG of a new RPOC Chairperson.Reference No: LO-013S2009 August 29, 2010
695 Relevance of MC no.151 in filling up of vacant positions in the Sangguniang Panlungsod of a component cityCategory: ELECTIVE/APPOINTIVE LOCAL OFFICIALSReference No: LO-014S2009 August 29, 2010
696 Administrative Order no.233 " Reiterating the prohibition on the Acquisition and use of Luxury Vehicles and Directing Revisions of Guidelines on Government Motor Vehicles Acquisition"Category: EXECUTION/IMPLEMENTATION OF DECISION OF OMBUDSMAN/COMELECReference No: LO-015S2009 August 29, 2010
697 Review of component city and municipal ordinances or resolutions by the Sangguniang PanlalawiganCategory: FAILURE OF SANGGUNIAN TO PASS AN APPROPRIATION ORDINANCEReference No: LO-016S2009 August 29, 2010
698 Barangay Secretary: appointment qualifications, power and duties.Category: FRANCHISESReference No: LO-017S2009 August 29, 2010
699 Matter of election of a certain Elpidio barroga as a member of the Sangguniang barangay of Poblacion, Sto. Tomas, La Union.Category: INDIGENOUS PEOPLE (REPRESENTATIVE TO SANGGUNIAN)Reference No: LO-018S2009 August 29, 2010
700 City Ordinance no.02 s.2008 " An ordinance Regulating the Establishment, Classification, Administration and Operation of Government Owned/Operated Public Markets in the Local Government of Gapan otherwise known as the Market Code of Gapan"Category: INTERNAL RULES & PROCEDURES OF THE SANGGUNIANReference No: LO-019S2009 August 29, 2010