PHILIPPINE LAWS, STATUTES AND CODES - CHAN ROBLES VIRTUAL LAW LIBRARY
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 5067 - AN ACT PROVIDING ONE ADDITIONAL JUDGE FOR THE FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT TO PRESIDE OVER THE COURT OF THE CITY OF ANGELES, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTIONS FORTY-NINE, FIFTY AND FIFTY-TWO OF THE JUDICIARY ACT OF 1948
The fifth subparagraph of Section forty-nine of
Republic Act Numbered Two hundred ninety-six, otherwise known as the
Judiciary Act of 1948, as amended, is further amended to read as
"The Fifth Judicial District of the provinces of Pampanga, Bataan, and Bulacan, and the City of Angeles;"
Sec. 2. The fifth paragraph of Section fifty of the same Act, as amended, is further amended to read as follows:
"Eight judges shall be commissioned for the Fifth Judicial District. Four judges shall preside over the Courts of First Instance of Pampanga and the City of Angeles and shall be known as judges of the first, second, third and fourth branches thereof, respectively; one judge shall preside over the Court of First Instance of Bataan; and three judges shall preside over the Court of First Instance of Bulacan and shall be known as judges of the first, second and third branches thereof, respectively;"
Sec. 3. The fifth subparagraph of the second paragraph of Section fifty-two of the same Act, as amended, is further amended to read as follows:
"For the Fifth Judicial District, two judges shall be stationed in the Municipality of San Fernando, Province of Pampanga; one judge shall be stationed in the Municipality of Guagua, Province of Pampanga; and one judge shall be stationed in the City of Angeles; one judge in the Municipality of Balanga, Province of Bataan; two judges in the Municipality of Malolos, Province of Bulacan; and the judge of the third branch, in the Municipality of Valenzuela, same province."
Sec. 4. There is hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any funds in the National Treasury not otherwise appropriated, such sums as may be necessary to carry out the purpose of this Act.
Sec. 5. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Enacted without Executive
approval, June 17, 1967.