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Only on what ground does the SP has the power to declare a municipal ordinance or resolution invalid?

Section 153 of B.P. Blg. 337 provides: “Sec. 153. Sangguniang Panlalawigan Review. (1) Within thirty days after receiving copies of approved ordinances, resolutions and executive orders promulgated by the municipal mayor, the sangguniang panlalawigan shall examine the documents or transmit … Continue reading

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Procedural due process is required for a valid ordinance

Did Ordinance No. 1664 meet the requirements of procedural due process? Notice and hearing are the essential requirements of procedural due process. Yet, there are many instances under our laws in which the absence of one or both of such … Continue reading

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Elements of fairness and reasonableness is required for a valid ordinance

The petitioners further assert that drivers or vehicle owners affected by Ordinance No. 1664 like themselves were not accorded the opportunity to protest the clamping, towing, and impounding of the vehicles, or even to be heard and to explain their … Continue reading

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Adherence to the constitutional guaranty of due process of law is required for valid ordinance

Compliance of Ordinance No. 1664with the substantive requirements The first substantive requirement for a valid ordinance is the adherence to the constitutional guaranty of due process of law. The guaranty is embedded in Article III, Section 1 of the Constitution, … Continue reading

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Whether under the present set up (LGC) the power of the Land Registration Office (“LTO”) to register, tricycles in particular, as well as to issue licenses for the driving thereof, has likewise devolved to local government units?

Coming up to this Court, petitioners raise this sole assignment of error, to wit: Oldmisâ o “The Court of Appeals [has] erred in sustaining the validity of the writ of injunction issued by the trial court which enjoined LTO from … Continue reading

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