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Legal Opinions

 

LUPONG TAGAPAMAYAPA
OPINION NO.
ISSUES
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1999-09

FILING OF CASE IN COURT IN CASE OF NON-SETTLEMENT BY THE LUPON;
CORRECTION OF MINUTES OF LUPON MEETING

1) What is the effect of the failure of a party to file a case in court after the Barangay Captain certified to the non-settlement of the case by the Lupon?

2) What remedy shall one seek in an instance where the Minutes of the Meeting of the Lupon does not reflect the true facts as known by those present in the said Lupon meeting?

2000-01

JURISDICTION OF THE LUPON

Whether or not a complaint against Hon. Lourdes A. Pedroso, Punong Barangay of Barangay Upper Quezon Hill who is being sued in her official capacity can be heard and decided by the Lupon?

2000-16

 BARANGAY LUPONS; POWERS AND FUNCTIONS

Whether or not the lupons have the authority to dismiss cases brought before them?

2003-45 Whether or not the Sangguniang Barangay of Poblacion, Kiangan can grant allowances to members of the Lupong Tagapamayapa
2003-62

Separate opinion regarding a complaint filed with the Office of the Lupong Tagapamayapa of Barangay Loakan Barangay which lacks the following information:

1) Specific acts allegedly done which constitute the criminal offense of Estafa;
2) Relief/s being prayed for; and
3) Signature of complainant Edwin Zamora

2005-97 Letter-query asking enlightenment on the seemingly conflicting provisions of RA 7160 otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991 (hereinafter referred to as the Code for brevity) and the Katarungang Pambarangay Rules and Regulations (Rules for short) which was cited in page 53 of The Barangays of the Philippines, 1996 Edition, particularly on the amount of filing fees for cases filed with the Barangay Lupon
2005-99 Issues on the Katarungang Pambarangay Law
2005-114 1) Whether or not a corporation, which is not a natural person, can be a party to a case filed before the Lupon?
2) What are the procedures to be followed in resolving a case filed with the Lupon?

 

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