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Doc Gerry Ortega

BETTER LATE THAN NEVER

The Center for International Law (Centerlaw), counsel for Palawan Civil Society that questioned the constitutionality of P.D. 910 and E.O. 683 providing for an interim sharing agreement between the national government and Palawan provincial government granting Palawan only 20% net of the earnings of Malampaya – welcome the Supreme Court’s issuance of a TRO on […]

Urgent Motion to Rule on the Malampaya Fund Mess Petition filed at SC today

REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES SUPREME COURT EN BANC MANILA REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES, REPRESENTED BY RAPHAEL P.M. LOTTILA, SECRETARY, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE), MARGARITO B.TEVES, SECRETARY, DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE (DOF), AND ROMULO L. NERI, SECRETARY, DEPARTMENT OF BUDGET AND MANAGEMENT (DBM), Petitioners SC. G.R. No. 170867 For: PETITION FOR CERTIORARI UNDER RULE 65 (with an […]

High Court Urged to Rule on Malampaya Fund Mess Petition

Please see attached a motion we will file tomorrow with the Supreme Court on the Malampaya fund mess. For background, we also attach a copy of the petition we filed with the High Court in February 2009. In February 2009, a group of petitioners led by Bishop Pedro N. Arigo, filed a petition with the […]