Republic of the Philippines
CONGRESS OF THE PHILIPPINES
Third Regular Session
Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-third day of July, two thousand twelve.
REPUBLIC ACT No. 10454
AN ACT CREATING TWENTY-SEVEN (27) ADDITIONAL BRANCHES OF THE REGIONAL TRIAL COURT AND EIGHT (8) ADDITIONAL BRANCHES OF THE MUNICIPAL TRIAL COURT IN THE FOURTH JUDICIAL REGION TO BE STATIONED AT VARIOUS MUNICIPALITIES AND CITIES IN THE PROVINCE OF CAVITE, FURTHER AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE BATAS PAMBANSA BLG. 129, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS "THE JUDICIARY REORGANIZATION ACT OF 1980″, AS AMENDED, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:
Section 1. Ten (10) additional Regional Trial Court branches for Bacoor, Cavite; eight (8) additional Regional Trial Court branches for Imus, Cavite; two (2) additional Regional Trial Court brandies for Dasmariñas City; two (2) additional Regional Trial Court brandies for Trece Martires City; one (1) additional Regional Trial Court branch for Naic, Cavite; and four (4) additional Regional Trial Court branches for Tagaytay City, with seats thereat, are hereby created in the Fourth Judicial Region.
Section 2. Two (2) additional Municipal Trial Court branches for Bacoor, Cavite; three (3) additional Municipal Trial Court branches for Imus, Cavite; and three (3) additional Municipal Trial Court brandies for Dasmariñas City, with seats thereat, are hereby created in the Fourth Judicial Region.
Section 3. The Supreme Court shall assign the branch numbers for the newly-created blanches.
Section 4. Accordingly, Section 14(e) and Section 30 of Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, otherwise known as "The Judiciary Reorganization Act of 1980″, as amended, as well as other provisions that may be inconsistent herewith, are hereby deemed repealed, modified and/or further amended.
Section 5. The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, in coordination with the Secretary of the Department of Justice, shall immediately include, as may be determined on a priority basis, in the Court’s program the implementation of this Act. The funding therefor shall likewise he included in the annual General Appropriations Act. The funds necessary for the operation of the Courts herein created shall be appropriated and released only upon (the actual organization of the Courts and the appointment of its personnel.1âwphi1
Section 6. Effectivity. – This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after completion of its publication in the Official Gazette or in two (2) newspapers of general circulation.
|(Sgd.) JUAN PONCE ENRILE
President of the Senate
|(Sgd.) FELICIANO BELMONTE JR.
Speaker of the House of Representatives
This Act which is a consolidation of Senate Bill No. 2539 and House Bill No. 5742 was finally passed by the Senate and the House of Representatives on July 31, 2012 and January 22, 2013, respectively.
(Sgd.) EMMA LIRIO-REYES
Secretary of Senate
(Sgd.) MARILYN B. BARUA-YAP
House of Representatives
Approved: APR 08 2013
(Sgd.) BENIGNO S. AQUINO III
President of the Philippines
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