Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Power of Ombudsman to represent the People on appeal in certain cases; RA 8249.

"The procedure prescribed in Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, as well as the implementing rules that the Supreme Court has promulgated and may hereafter promulgate, relative to appeals/petitions for review to the Court of Appeals, shall apply to appeals and petitions for review filed with the Sandiganbayan. In all cases elevated to the Sandiganbayan and from the Sandiganbayan to the Supreme Court, the Office of the Ombudsman, through its special prosecutor, shall represent the People of the Philippines, except in cases filed pursuant to Executive Order Nos. 1, 2, 14 and 14-A, issued in 1986."

Sec. 4(c), RA 8249, cited  in
 People vs. Sandiganbayan, et. al., GR 189063, Dec. 11. 2013.