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Unformatted text preview: AL; SUBJECT HEAD: RACHEL MARIE L. FELICES; ASST. SUBJECT HEADS: WIVINO E. BRACERO II & HERAZEUS CHRISTINE Y. UY; MEMBERS: LAWRENCE PAULO H. AQUINO, LEANDRO RODEL V. ATIENZA, MARINETH EASTER AN D. AYOS, CARLO R. BALA, WILFREDO T. BONILLA, JR., KEEL ACHERNAR R. DINOY, APRIL V. ENRILE, KENNETH JAMES CARLO C. HIZON, JOSE MARIA G. MENDOZA, ROGER CHRISTOPHER R. REYES, ROMILINDA C. SIBAL, JASMIN M. SISON, ZARAH PATRICIA T. SUAREZ, RALPH JULIOUS L. VILLAMOR. LOCAL GOVERNMENTS XPN: If travelling within the country, outside his jurisdiction. (Sec. 46[c], LGC) Note: A vice‐governor who is concurrently an acting governor is actually a quasi‐governor. For the purpose of exercising his legislative prerogatives and powers, he is deemed a non‐
member of the sangguninang panlalawigan for the time being. (Gamboa v. Aguirre, G.R. No. 134213, July 20, 1999) 3.c. Disciplinary Actions Q: What are the grounds for disciplinary actions? A: An elective local official may be disciplined, suspended or removed from office on any of the following grounds: 1. Disloyalty to the Republic of the Philippines Note: An administrative, not criminal, case for disloyalty to the Republic only requires substantial evidence (Aguinaldo v. Santos, G.R. No. 94115, August 21, 1992) 2.
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6. 7. 8. Culpable violation of the Constitution Dishonesty, oppression, misconduct in office, gross negligence, dereliction of duty Commission of nay offense involving moral turpitude or an offense punishable by at least prision mayor Abuse of authority GR: Unauthorized absence for 15 consecutive working days, XPN: in the case of members of the Sangguniang: a. Panlalawigan b. Panglunsod c. Bayan d. Barangay Application for or acquisition of foreign citizenship or residence or the status of an immigrant of another country; Such other grounds as may be provided by the Code/other laws. (Sec. 60, LGC) Note: An elective local official may be removed from office on the ground enumerated above by order of the proper court only. The Office of the President is without any power to remove elected officials, since such...
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