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Unformatted text preview: event that there are several administrative cases filed, the elective official cannot be preventively suspended for more than 90 days within a single year on the same ground or grounds existing and known at the time of his first suspension. (Sec. 63[b], LGC) Q: State the rules on administrative appeals. A: Decisions in administrative cases may, within 30 days from receipt thereof, be appealed to the following: 1. The Sangguniang panlalawigan, in case of decisions of the sangguniang panlungsod of component cities and the sangguniang bayan; and 2. The Office of the President, in the case of decisions of the sangguniang panlalawigan and the sangguniang panlungsod of highly urbanized cities and independent component cities. (Sec. 67, LGC) Note: Decisions of the President shall be final and executory. POLITICAL LAW TEAM: ADVISER: ATTY. EDWIN REY SANDOVAL; 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 Q: When is resignation of a public elective official effective? A: Resignation of elective officials shall be deemed effective only upon acceptance by the following authorities: 1. The President, in case of governors, vice‐governors, and mayors and vice‐
mayors of highly urbanized cities and independent and component cities 2. The Governor, in the case of municipal mayors and vice‐mayors, city mayors and vice‐mayors of component cities 3. The Sanggunian concerned, in case of sangguninan members 4. The City or Municipal Mayor, in case of barangay officials. (Sec. 82, LGC) Q: What is the difference between the preventive suspension provided under R.A. 6770 and under LGC? A: PREVENTIVE SUSPENS...
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