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ACT NO. 3087
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REPUBLIC ACT NO. 3087 - AN ACT TO PROVIDE ONE ADDITIONAL JUDGE FOR THE TWELFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT TO PRESIDE OVER THE COURT OF FIRST INSTANCE OF OCCIDENTAL NEGROS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTIONS FIFTY AND FIFTY-TWO OF THE JUDICIARY ACT OF 1948
|Section 1. The twelfth
paragraph of Section fifty of Republic Act Numbered Two hundred
ninety-six, otherwise known as "The Judiciary Act of 1948," as amended,
s further amended to read as follows:
"Eight judges shall be commissioned for the Twelfth Judicial District. Six judges shall preside over the Court of First Instance of Occidental Negros and the Cities of Bacolod and Silay and shall be known as judges of the first, second, third, fourth, fifth and sixth branches thereof, respectively; and two judges shall preside over the Courts of First Instance of Oriental Negros, Dumaguete City, and the Sub province of Siquijor."
Sec. 2. The thirteenth paragraph of Section fifty-two of the same Act, as amended, is further amended to read as follows:
"For the Twelfth Judicial District, four judges shall be stationed in the City of Bacolod; one judge in the City of Silay; and one judge in the Municipality of Himamaylan, Province of Occidental Negros; and two judges in the City of Dumaguete."
Sec. 3. There is hereby appropriated, out of any funds in the National Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of thirty thousand pesos or so much thereof as may be necessary to carry out the purpose of this Act.
Sec. 4. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved: June 17, 1961