Friday, February 24, 2012

Appeal; nature of - G.R. No. 167952

G.R. No. 167952

"x x x.

Time and again, it has been held that the right to appeal is not a natural right or a part of due process, but merely a statutory privilege and may be exercised only in the manner and in accordance with the provisions of the law. The party who seeks to avail of the same must comply with the requirements of the rules, failing in which the right to appeal is lost.[35]

x x x."