Legal case filesSupreme Court Circular 9-92, 29 October 1992

Supreme Court Circular 9-92, 29 October 1992

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October 29, 1992
SUPREME COURT ADMINISTRATIVE CIRCULAR NO. 9-92
SUBJECT : Republic Act No. 7636, Repealing Republic Act No. 1700, as Amended (Anti-Subversion Act)
TO : All Judges of the Regional Trial Courts, Shari’ah District Courts, Metropolitan Trial Courts, Municipal Trial Courts in Cities, Municipal Trial Courts, Municipal Circuit Trial Courts and Shari’ah Circuit Trial CourtsR.A. No. 1700, as amended, otherwise known as the Anti-Subversion Act, is now repealed by R.A. No. 7636, which took effect on October 11, 1992.R.A. No. 7636 provides as follows:

“AN ACT REPEALING REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED ONE THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ANTI-SUBVERSION ACT”

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:

Sec. 1. Republic Act Numbered One Thousand Seven Hundred (R.A. No. 1700), otherwise known as the Anti-Subversion Act, as revised by Executive Order Numbered One Hundred Sixty-Seven (E.O. No. 167) and subsequently amended by Executive Order Numbered Two Hundred Seventy-Six (E.O. No. 276) is hereby repealed.

Sec. 2. This Act does not in any manner repeal, amend or modify the provisions of the Revised Penal Code.

Sec. 3. Presidential Decree Nos. 885, 1738, 1835 and 1975 remain repealed, and all other laws, presidential decrees, letters on instruction, and other issuances, orders, rules and regulations inconsistent with this Act are hereby likewise repealed.

Sec. 4. This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in two (2) national newspapers of general circulation.

Approved,

(Sgd.) JOSE C. DE VENECIA, JR.
Speaker of the
House of Representatives

(Sgd.) NEPTALI A. GONZALES
President
of the Senate

This bill, which is a consolidation of Senate Bill No. 508 and House Bill No. 818, was finally passed by the Senate and the House of Representatives on September 4, 1992. cdtai

(Sgd.) CAMILO L. SABIO
Secretary General
House of Representatives

(Sgd.) ANACLETO D. BADOY
Secretary of the Senate

Approved: September 22, 1992.

(Sgd.) FIDEL V. RAMOS
President of the Philippines

All Trial Court judges are therefore, hereby directed to give preferential attention and to act with dispatch on all cases/motions relative to the release of persons detained or serving sentence for violation of R.A. No. 1700.
Strict compliance is hereby enjoined.

October 29, 1992.

(SGD.) HUGO E. GUTIERREZ, JR.
Acting Chief Justice


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