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VILLAFUERTE LAUDS ‘TIMELY’ JUDICIARY MARSHALS LAW

A lawmaker said the new law creating the Office of Judiciary Marshals (OJM) would not only provide better security to trial judges but also facilitate the efficient delivery of justice in the country.  Camarines Sur Representative LRay Villafuerte said President Rodrigo Duterte’s signing of Republic Act (RA) No. 11691 or the Judiciary Marshals Act is […]

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JUDGES’ SECURITY ENSURED WITH MARSHALS LAW

A new law signed by President Duterte last month that created the Office of Judiciary Marshals (OJM)  will not only provide security to members of the country’s court system but will also help ensure the efficient and effective delivery of justice in the country, Camarines Sur Rep. LRay Villafuerte said. “When our judges and justices […]

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GORDON LAUDS LAW CREATING JUDICIAL MARSHALS

Senator Dick Gordon welcomed the signing of Republic Act No. 11691 establishing the Judicial Marshals, calling it a great day for the Philippine justice system. Gordon, author, and sponsor of the measure, said that members of the judiciary could breathe a sigh of relief with the formation of the new body. “Today, members of the […]

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GATCHALIAN TO REFILE SIM CARD REGISTRATION BILL

There’s no backing out for Senator Win Gatchalian in his bid to have all subscriber identity module (SIM) cards being used in the country mandated to be registered to protect the public from those carrying out wicked schemes and illicit activities. Gatchalian vowed to pursue the proposed bill seeking to register all SIM cards being […]

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DOT, PNP, PDEA TO BOOST SECURITY IN TOURIST SPOTS

As Philippine tourism moves towards its much-anticipated recovery, the Department of Tourism (DOT) joined hands with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) to beef up security in tourist destinations across the country. Tourism Development Planning Undersecretary Woodrow Maquiling, Jr. represented Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat, who was on official business, […]

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UKRAINE CRISIS A WAKE-UP CALL FOR PH – MORENO

Presidential aspirant Mayor Isko Moreno said what is happening in Ukraine should be a wake-up call for the Philippines. In his sortie in Bataan, Moreno said the country should always be prepared for any eventuality. “Ang paghahanda ang importante lalo na ang posibleng mangyari na hindi naman natin pinapangarap o iniisip na mangyari pero maigi […]

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JUDICIARY MARSHALS BILL GETS SENATE OK – GORDON

The Senate passed on third and final reading a bill which aims to ensure the safety of members of the judiciary and their families by creating a security force under the supervision of the Supreme Court. With 21 affirmative votes, no negative vote and one abstention, the Senate approved Senate Bill No. 1947, or An […]

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SECURE JUDGES, KEEP JUDICIARY INDEPENDENT – GORDON

Aiming to improve the administration of justice in the country, Senator Dick Gordon sponsored before the plenary the committee report on a proposed measure that would ensure the protection and security of the members of the Bench and the entire judiciary. “Today, I am sponsoring another breakthrough bill for the judiciary. The killing of 34 […]

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GIVE JUDGES, JUSTICES SECURITY – PIMENTEL

PDP Laban Senator Koko Pimentel III has filed Senate Bill (S.B.) No. 1177 granting “support for the surviving heirs of slain justices and judges.” Pimentel explained that S.B. No. 1177 is in response to the growing list of justices and judges who are threatened and intimidated in the performance of their judicial functions. “Several justices […]

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ESTABLISH MARSHALL SERVICE FOR JUDGES – GORDON

Senator Dick Gordon filed a proposed bill creating an independent arm that will ensure the security of the judiciary. The proposed law, “An Act Creating the Philippine Marshal Service Under the Control and Supervision of the Supreme Court of the Philippines, Appropriating Funds Therefor and for Other Purposes” also known as Senate Bill No. 1181, aims […]