Legal Opinions Archive


51 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
52 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
53 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
54 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
55 Veto Power of the Local Chief Executive of Basud, Camarines NorteReference No: LO-72 s 2019 October 23, 2019
56 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
57 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
58 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
59 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
60 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
61 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
62 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
63 Legal Opinion on the duties and functions of an Acting Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) ChairpersonReference No: LO-64s2019 October 8, 2019
64 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
65 Legal Opinion on whether you can have access to information relative to barangay payrollReference No: LO-63s2019 October 8, 2019
66 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
67 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
68 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
69 Legal Opinion on whether the Acting SK Chairperson is entitled to honorariaReference No: LO-58s2019 September 12, 2019
70 Legal Opinion on whether or not the incumbent Mayor is allowed to hold office in his residenceReference No: LO-57s2019 September 11, 2019
71 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
72 Legal Opinion on the Validity of Liga ng mga Barangay Resolution No. 06-s-2010,Ternate, CaviteReference No: LO-55 s2019 September 6, 2019
73 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
74 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
75 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
76 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
77 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
78 Legal Opinion Relative to the Taxing Power of BarangayReference No: LO-49s2019 August 28, 2019
79 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
80 Legal Opinion on employment and hiring of SK Chairperson as Job Orders in the Province of BatangasReference No: LO-47s2019 August 8, 2019
81 Legal Opinion on the validity of Municipal Ordinance No. 17-323 of the Municipality of Calaca, BatangasReference No: LO-46s2019 August 8, 2019
82 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
83 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
84 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
85 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
86 Legal Opinion on the proper use of unexpended Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Fund (LDRRMF)Reference No: LO-38s2019 August 7, 2019
87 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
88 Legal Opinion on the Query of Atty. Glenna Aurora T. AbrilReference No: LO-39s2019 August 1, 2019
89 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
90 Query from Mayor Dator of Lucban, Quezon relative to the required votes to pass an appropriate ordinanceReference No: LO-37s2019 July 31, 2019
91 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
92 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
93 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
94 Request for Legal Opinion from DILG Regional Office X relative to issue on whether or not a government employee can assume office as a Sangguniang Kabataan ChairpersonReference No: LO-32s2019 July 4, 2019
95 Legal Opinion on whether or not Job Order Salaries may be included under Essential Operating ExpensesReference No: LO-31s2019 June 27, 2019
96 Legal Opinion relative to the Barangay Mauway, Mandaluyong, Executive Order No. 1 and 2 Series of 2018Reference No: LO-30s2019 June 27, 2019
97 Applicability of DILG Memorandum Circular No. 2018-133Reference No: LO-29s2019 June 24, 2019
98 Legal Opinion on propriety of charging electrical system upgrading for the Municipal Building to Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management fund under "Preparedness DRRM Thematic Area"Reference No: LO-28s2019 June 18, 2019
99 Legal Opinion on whether the Vice-Mayor and Acting Vice-Mayor may appoint casual employees in offices under the direct supervision and authority of the Office of the Municipal MayorReference No: LO-27s2019 June 18, 2019
100 Letter-Reply to Mayor Jose B Ensagna of Santa Fe, Cebu,Relative to the Unresolved Issues between the Executive and Legislative Branches of the Municipality Reference No: LO-26s2019 June 14, 2019