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REPUBLIC ACT NO. 3114
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 3114 - AN ACT TO AMEND SECTIONS FIFTY AND FIFTY-TWO OF THE JUDICIARY ACT OF 1948, AS AMENDED

Section 1. The Thirteenth paragraph of Section Fifty and the Fourteenth and Seventeenth paragraphs of Section Fifty-Two of Republic Act Numbered Two Hundred Ninety-Six, otherwise known as "The Judiciary Act of 1948," as amended, as further amended to read as follows:

"Sec. 50. Judges of First Instances of Judicial Districts.

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"Fourteen Judges shall be commissioned for the Thirteenth Judicial District. Six judges shall preside over the Court of First Instance of Samar and Calbayog City and shall be known as the judges of the first, second, third, fourth, fifth and sixth branches thereof, respectively; and eight judges shall preside over the Courts of First Instance of Leyte, southern Leyte, and the cities of Ormoc and Tacloban, and shall be known as judges of the first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth branches thereof, respectively.

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"Sec. 52. Permanent stations of district judges. –

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"For the thirteenth Judicial District, one judge shall be stationed in the Municipality of Catbalogan, Province of Samar; one judge in the Municipality of Borongan, same province; one judge in the Municipality of Laoang, same province; one judge in the Municipality of Catarman, same province, one judge in the City of Calbayog; and one judge in the Municipality of Guiuan, same province; three judges shall be stationed in the city of Tacloban; one judge in the Municipality of Maasin, Province of Southern Leyte; one judge in the City of Ormoc; one judge in the Municipality of Carigara, Leyte; one judge in the Municipality of Baybay, Leyte; and one judge in the subprovince of Biliran, at Naval, Leyte.

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"For the Sixteenth Judicial District, three judges shall be stationed in the City of Davao; one judge shall be stationed in the City of Cotabato; one judge shall be stationed in the Municipality of General Paulino Santos, Province of Cotabato; one judge shall be stationed in the Municipality of Pagalungan, same province; one judge shall be stationed in the Municipality of Oroquieta, Province of Occidental Misamis; two judges in the Municipality of Dipolog, Province of Zamboanga del Norte, any one of whom shall be subject to call for service at Oroquieta, Misamis Occidental by the Secretary of Justice; one judge in the Municipality of Pagadian, Province of Zamboanga del Sur; one judge in the City of Zamboanga; one judge in the Municipality of Jolo, Province of Sulu; and one judge in the Municipality of Siasi, same province."

Sec. 2. There is hereby appropriated out of the National Treasury, from funds not otherwise appropriated, the amount necessary to carry out the purposes of this Act.

Sec. 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

Approved: June 17, 1961


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