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REPUBLIC ACT NO. 5296 - AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THREE ADDITIONAL JUDGES FOR THE SEVENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT TO PRESIDE OVER THE COURT OF FIRST INSTANCE OF QUEZON CITY, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTIONS FIFTY AND FIFTY-TWO OF THE JUDICIARY ACT OF 1948
1. The seventh paragraph of Section fifty of Republic
Act Numbered Two hundred ninety-six, otherwise known as "The Judiciary
Act of 1948", as amended is hereby further amended to read as follows:
"Twenty-four judges shall be commissioned for the Seventh Judicial District. Eighteen judges shall preside over the Courts of First Instance of Rizal, Quezon City, Pasay City and Caloocan City and shall be known as judges of the first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth, tenth, eleventh, twelfth, thirteenth, fourteenth, fifteenth, sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth branches thereof, respectively; four judges shall preside over the Courts of the First Instance of the Province of Cavite and the cities of Cavite, Tagaytay, and Trece Martires, and shall be known as judges of the first, second, third, and fourth branches thereof, respectively; and two judges shall preside over the Court of First Instance of Palawan.
Sec. 2. The sixth subparagraph of the second paragraph of Section fifty-two of the same Act, as amended, is further amended to read as follows:
"For the Seventh Judicial District, seven judges shall be stationed in the Municipality of Pasig, Province of Rizal; two judges shall be stationed in Pasay City; six judges in Quezon City; two judges in Caloocan City; one judge in the Municipality of Makati, Province of Rizal; one judge in the Municipality of Puerto Princesa, Province of Palawan; one judge in the Municipality of Brooke's Point, same province; two judges in the City of Cavite; one judge in the City of Trece Martires; and one judge in Tagaytay.
Sec. 3. There is hereby appropriated, out of any funds in the National Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of one hundred eighty 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.
Enacted without Executive
approval, June 15, 1968.