Category Archives: Quasi-Judicial

Whether NLRC has contempt power and whether the dismissal of a contempt charge is appealable?

On the first issue, we stress that under Article 218[22] of the Labor Code, the NLRC (and the labor arbiters) may hold any offending party in contempt, directly or indirectly, and impose appropriate penalties in accordance with law. The penalty … Continue reading

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Is a preliminary investigation a quasi-judicial proceeding? Is a DOJ a quasi-judicial agency exercising a quasi-judicial function when it reviews the findings of a public prosecutor regarding the presence of probable cause.

We cannot agree with petitioners’ submission that a preliminary investigation is a quasi-judicial proceeding, and that the DOJ is a quasi-judicial agency exercising a quasi-judicial function when it reviews the findings of a public prosecutor regarding the presence of probable … Continue reading

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