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ACT NO. 3069
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REPUBLIC ACT NO. 3069 - AN ACT PROVIDING FOR AN ADDITIONAL JUDGE FOR THE MUNICIPAL COURT OF THE CITY OF TACLOBAN, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE Sec. SEVENTY-SIX OF THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF TACLOBAN
|Section 1. Section
seventy-six of Republic Act Numbered Seven hundred sixty, otherwise
known as the Charter of Tacloban City, is amended to read as follows:
"Sec. 76. Regular, auxiliary and acting judges of municipal courts. � There shall be a municipal court for the City of Tacloban for which there shall be appointed a presiding judge, a municipal judge and an auxiliary municipal judge.
"The municipal judges may, upon proper application, be allowed a vacation of not more than thirty days every year with salary. The auxiliary municipal judge shall discharge the duties of the municipal judge in case of absence, incapacity or inability of the latter until he assumes his post, or until a new judge shall have been appointed. During his incumbency the auxiliary municipal judge shall enjoy the powers, emoluments and privileges of the municipal judge who shall not receive any remuneration therefor except the salary to which he is entitled by reason of his vacation provided for in this Act.
"In case of absence, incapacity or inability, of both the municipal judges and the auxiliary municipal judge, the Secretary of Justice shall designate the justice of the peace of any of the adjoining municipalities to preside over the municipal court, and he shall hold the office temporarily until the regular incumbent or the auxiliary judge thereof shall have resumed office or until another judge shall have been appointed in accordance with the provisions of this Act. The justice of the peace so designated shall receive his salary as justice of the peace plus seventy-five per cent of the salary of the municipal judge whose office he has temporarily assumed."
Sec. 2. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved: June 17, 1961