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[PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 185, (1973-05-07)](http://lawyerly.ph/laws/view/le7e2)
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[ PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 185, May 07, 1973 ]

TRANSFERRING FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE TO THE SUPREME COURT CERTAIN ITEMS, FUNDS, PERSONNEL AND POWERS RELATIVE TO COURTS OF FIRST INSTANCE AND OTHER COURTS OF EQUIVALENT RANK AND CITY AND MUNICIPAL COURTS.

WHEREAS, under the Constitution which took effect on January 17, 1973, administrative supervision over all courts and their personnel has been vested in the Supreme Court; and

WHEREAS, it is necessary to transfer to the Supreme Court certain items or positions, funds, personnel and powers related to administration of courts;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers in me vested by the Constitution as Commander-in-Chief of all the Armed Forces of the Philippines, and pursuant to Proclamation No. 1081, dated September 21, 1972, and General Order No. 1, dated September 22, 1972, as amended, do hereby order and decree as follows:

SECTION 1. Appointment and discipline of court personnel. — The powers conferred by existing laws on the Secretary of Justice to appoint or approve the appointments of court personnel and to discipline and remove them from the service shall hereafter be exercised by the Supreme Court.

SEC. 2. Transfer of court appropriation. —The unexpended balances of appropriations in the current General Appropriations Act (Republic Act No. 6551) for the Courts of First Instance, Circuit Criminal Courts, Juvenile and Domestic Relations Courts, and City and Municipal Courts are hereby transferred to and placed under the administration of the Supreme Court.

SEC. 3. Department of Justice personnel and appropriations related to court administration. — The items of personnel listed in Annex A hereof, as well as the incumbents thereof and the unexpended balance of appropriations for their salaries, as provided for the Department of Justice in the current General Appropriations Act, are hereby transferred to the Supreme Court.

The incumbents of the said positions shall remain in the Supreme Court until June 30, 1973 unless retained by the said Court beyond that date: Provided, That the employees not so retained shall be paid a gratuity at the rate equivalent to one month's salary for every year of service rendered but not exceeding twelve months on the basis of the last salary received, chargeable against savings in appropriations for the courts, any provisions of law, decree, rule or regulation to the contrary notwithstanding: Provided, further, That if said employees are entitled to gratuity or pension under any retirement law, they, shall select either the gratuity or pension under the said retirement law or the gratuity provided for in this Decree.

SEC. 4. Repealing Clause. — All laws and decrees inconsistent with this Decree are hereby repealed.

SEC. 5. Effectivity. — This Decree shall take effect immediately.

Done in the City of Manila, this 7th day of May, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and seventy-three.

   
 
(Sgd.) FERDINAND E. MARCOS
 
President
 
Republic of the Philippines
   
  By the President:  
     
  (Sgd.) ALEJANDRO MELCHOR  
    Executive Secretary  

 

 


 

ANNEX A

LIST OF POSITIONS TO BE TRANSFERRED TO THE SUPREME COURT
JUDICIARY DIVISION

R. A. 6551

Page
Item No. Position
Page
Item No. Position
363
  82-1 Senior Judicial Supervisor
  91 Judicial Supervisor

  83-2 Senior Judicial Supervisor
  92 Judicial Supervisor

  83-4 Senior Judicial Supervisor
  93-1 Judicial Supervisor

  84-2 Judicial Supervisor
  93-2 Judicial Supervisor

  85-1 Judicial Supervisor
  93-3 Judicial Supervisor

  85-3 Judicial Supervisor
  93-4 Judicial Supervisor

  85-5 Judicial Supervisor
  95-1 Judicial Supervisor

  86-1 Judicial Supervisor
  95-2 Judicial Supervisor

  86-2 Judicial Supervisor
  95-3 Judicial Supervisor

  86-4 Judicial Supervisor
  96-1 Judicial Supervisor

  86-5 Judicial Supervisor
  96-2 Judicial Supervisor

  87-1 Judicial Supervisor
  98-1 Judicial Supervisor

  87-2 Judicial Supervisor
  98-2 Judicial Supervisor

  87-4 Judicial Supervisor
  101 Legal Researcher

  87-5 Judicial Supervisor
  102 Administrative Officer
364
  89 Judicial Supervisor
364
  103 Executive Assistant
    90-1 Judicial Supervisor     104 Legislative Assistant
    90-3 Judicial Supervisor     105 Administrative Supervisor
    90-4 Judicial Supervisor     108 Laborer
    90-5 Judicial Supervisor     161-1 Stenographer
    111 Assistant Cashier & Disbursing Officer     161-2 Stenographer
    112 Statistician     161-2 Stenographer
    113 Senior Clerk     161-3 Stenographer
    115 Senior Clerk     161-4 Stenographer
    116 Clerk     161-5 Stenographer
    117 Docket Clerk     161-6 Stenographer
    118 Personnel Aide     161-7 Stenographer
    119-1 Personnel Aide     161-8 Stenographer
    119-2 Personnel Aide     161-9 Stenographer
    120 Personnel Aide     162-1 Stenographer
    122 Fiscal Clerk     162-2 Stenographer
    123 Senior Stitcher     162-3 Stenographer
    124 Clerk     163-1 Stenographer
    125 Stitcher     163-2 Stenographer
    126 Senior Clerk     163-3 Stenographer
    127 Senior Clerk     164 Stenographer
    128 Senior Clerk     165-1 Stenographer
    129 Senior Clerk     165-2 Stenographer
    131 Clerk     166 Stenographer
    132 Clerk-Typist     167 Stenographer
    133-1 Clerk-Typist     168-1 Stenographer
    133-2 Clerk-Typist     168-2 Stenographer
    134 Clerk
365
  169-1 Stenographer
    139 Laborer     169-2 Stenographer
    141 Laborer     170-1 Stenographer
    143-1 Stitcher     170-2 Stenographer
    144 Stitcher     171-1 Stenographer
    145 Stitcher     171-2 Stenographer
    147-2 Stitcher     173 Stenographer
    148 Stitcher     174 Stenographer
    149 Laborer     175 Stenographer
            177-3 Stenographer
    151 Senior Statistician     177-4 Stenographer
    152-2 Statistical Aide     178-2 Stenographer
    152-3 Statistical Aide     192
Mimeograph and Tape Recorder Technician
    1524 Statistical Aide     194-1 Laborer
    153-1 Key Punch Operator (IBM)     194-2 Laborer
    153-2 Key Punch Operator (IBM)     194-5 Laborer
    154 Chief of Section     194-6 Laborer
    155 Senior Clerk     194-8 Laborer
    157 Helper     201 Attendant
    158 Helper     202 Laborer
               
     
BUDGET & FISCAL MANAGEMENT STAFF
       
               
366
  263 Budget Officer (CPA)     272-1 Financial Assistant (CPA)
    265 Budget Officer (CPA)     273 Field Auditor (CPA)
    268 Supervising Clerk     274-1 Fiscal Analyst
    271-2 Financial Assistant (CPA)     274-2 Fiscal Analyst
    275-1 Fiscal Analyst (CPA)     280 Senior Fiscal Clerk
    278 Senior Fiscal Clerk     289 Fiscal Clerk
    279-2 Fiscal Clerk     355-7 Budget Officer 1
    279-3 Fiscal Clerk        
               
     
ACCOUNTING OFFICE
       
               
364
  94 Supervising Accountant
367
  309 Supervising Clerk
366
  293 Supervising Accountant     310-1 Accounting Clerk
    294 Bookkeeper     310-2 Accounting Clerk
    295 Senior Clerk     311 Accounting Clerk
    296 Accounting Clerk     312-1 Accounting Clerk
    297 Senior Clerk     312-2 Accounting Clerk
    299 Accountant     313 Supervising Accounting Clerk
    300 Supervising Accounting Clerk     314 Subsidiary Ledger Clerk
    301 Supervising Accounting Clerk     316 Bookkeeper
    302 Supervising Clerk     317 Subsidiary Ledger Clerk
    303-2 Bookkeeper     319 Supervising Accounting Clerk
    304 Senior Clerk     320 Accounting Clerk
    305 Accounting Clerk     322 Subsidiary Ledger Clerk
    307 Accounting Clerk     326 Bookkeeper
    308 Supervising Accounting Clerk     327 Accountant
               
     
GENERAL SERVICES STAFF
(Property Section)
       
               
366
  250 Supply Officer     256 Supervising Clerk
    252 Canvasser     259 Laborer

 


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