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Unformatted text preview: r session merely to the adoption or updating of the house rules. (Malonzo v. Zamora, G.R. No. 137718, July 27, 1999). Q: What are the products of legislative action and their requisites for validity?
A: ORDINANCE Law RESOLUTION
Merely a declaration of the sentiment or opinion of a lawmaking body on a specific matter General and permanent character Temporary in nature Third reading is necessary for an ordinance GR: Not necessary in resolution XPN: unless decided otherwise by a majority of all the sangguniang members (Article 107, pars. a and c, Implementing Rules and Regulations of RA 7160) Q. What are the requisites for validity? (must not be CUPPU, must be GC) A: 1. Must not Contravene the constitution and any statute 2. Must not be Unfair or oppressive 3. Must not be Partial or discriminatory 4. Must not Prohibit, but may regulate trade 5. Must not be Unreasonable 6. Must be General in application and Consistent with public policy. (Magtajas vs. Pryce Properties Corporation, Inc, G.R. No. 111097 July 20, 1994) Local Initiative and Referendum Q: Distinguish local initiative from referendum. A: INITIATIVE
The legal process whereby the registered voters of a LGU may directly propose, enact or amend any ordinance. (Sec. 120 R.A. 7160) REFERENDUM
The legal process whereby the registered voters of the LGU may approve, amend or reject any ordinance enacted by the sanggunian. (Sec. 126 R.A. 7160) Q: What are the limitations on local initiative? A: 1. It shall not be exercised for more than once a year. 2. It shall extend only to subjects or matters which are within the legal ACADEMICS CHAIR: LESTER JAY ALAN E. FLORES II U N I V E R S I T Y O F S A N T O T O M A S VICE CHAIRS FOR ACADEMICS: KAREN JOY G. SABUGO & JOHN HENRY C. MENDOZA Facultad de Derecho Civil VICE CHAIR FOR ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE: JEANELLE C. LEE VICE CHAIRS FOR LAY‐OUT AND DESIGN: EARL LOUIE M. MASACAYAN & THEENA C. MARTINEZ 197 UST GOLDEN NOTES 2011 powers of the sanggunian to enact. (Sec. 124 R.A. 7160) Note: Any proposition or ordinance...
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