Legal Opinions Archive



1 Legal Opinion on whether or not the noted observations/lapses and acts done/committed by the LLocal Chief Executive and Sangguniang Bayan Members present during the special session are contrary to lawReference No: LO-34s2019 July 18, 2019
2 Request to use the portion of the remaining calamity fund to be utilized in the acquisition of drug testing kits for High School and College students of Kidapawan CityReference No: LO-33s2019 July 4, 2019
3 Request for Legal Opinion from DILG Regional Office X relative to issue on whether or not a government employee can assume office as a Sangguniang Kabataan ChairpersonReference No: LO-32s2019 July 4, 2019
4 Legal Opinion on whether or not Job Order Salaries may be included under Essential Operating ExpensesReference No: LO-31s2019 June 27, 2019
5 Legal Opinion relative to the Barangay Mauway, Mandaluyong, Executive Order No. 1 and 2 Series of 2018Reference No: LO-30s2019 June 27, 2019
6 Applicability of DILG Memorandum Circular No. 2018-133Reference No: LO-29s2019 June 24, 2019
7 Legal Opinion on propriety of charging electrical system upgrading for the Municipal Building to Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management fund under "Preparedness DRRM Thematic Area"Reference No: LO-28s2019 June 18, 2019
8 Legal Opinion on whether the Vice-Mayor and Acting Vice-Mayor may appoint casual employees in offices under the direct supervision and authority of the Office of the Municipal MayorReference No: LO-27s2019 June 18, 2019
9 Letter-Reply to Mayor Jose B Ensagna of Santa Fe, Cebu,Relative to the Unresolved Issues between the Executive and Legislative Branches of the Municipality Reference No: LO-26s2019 June 14, 2019
10 Legal Opinion Relative to the Request to Regulate Presidential Decree No. 449Reference No: LO-25s2019 June 14, 2019
11 Legal Opinion on Whether or not a Barangay Resolution No. 33 series of 2018 - informing the City Mayor of Oroquieta the decision of the Sangguniang Barangay Members not to recommend anybody for the vacant position in the sanggunian - is legalReference No: LO-24s2019 June 10, 2019
12 Request for Legal Opinion by the Development Bank of the Philippine (DBP) relative to the use of the 20% Development Fund of the Local Government Units VIS-A-VIS the Grant of Loan to themReference No: LO-23s2019 June 6, 2019
13 Request for Legal Opinion from DILG Santa Maria, Davao Occiedental Regarding the petition against overaged Sangguniang Kabataan ChairpersonReference No: LO-22s2019 June 3, 2019
14 Legal Opinion on What political party must nominate the SP Member who will be appointed in the last vacancy in the SP considering that the permanent vacancy was created by the resignation of the Vice-GovernorReference No: LO-21s2019 May 17, 2019
15 Legal Opinion on the review of power of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan, and the effect of which when no action is taken by the Sanngunian on a Municipal Ordinance within the thirty-day period to reviewReference No: LO-20s2019 May 17, 2019
16 Request for Legal Opinion on whether the acting Liga ng mga Barangay who assumes the duties and functions of the Office of the Ex Officio Member of the Sangguniang Bayan is entitled to the salary of the same officeReference No: LO-19s2019 April 24, 2019
17 Request for Legal Opinion on settlement of boundary disputesReference No: LO-18s2019 April 24, 2019
18 Legal Opinion on whether the second highest ranking Sangguniang Bayan member who assumes duties and functions of the Office of the Mayor in an acting capacity is entitled to the salary of the same officeReference No: LO-17s2019 April 16, 2019
19 Legal Opinion on the enactment of a Barangay Ordinance to purchase a condominium unit thru loan agreement with the Development Bank of the Philippines and a Barangay Resolution authorizing the Barangay to enter into contract of loanReference No: LO-16s2019 April 15, 2019
20 Clarification on the implementation of Municipal Ordinance No. 02 s. 2016, entitled "An Ordinance imposing passenger's environmental fee to all passengers passing within the jurisdiction of GetafeReference No: LO-15s2019 April 15, 2019
21 Legal Opinion on the propriety of an Office Order issued by a Local Chief Executive designating a DILG personnel to be an Executive Director of the LGU's discipline zone programReference No: LO-14s2019 March 25, 2019
22 Request for Legal Opinion on the Retention of Contract of Service Employment of Elected Barangay OfficialsReference No: LO-12s2019 March 19, 2019
23 Legal Opinion on whether or not Municipal Ordinance No. 2 Series of 2014 of Sangguniang Bayan of Magdiwang, Province of Romblon, is already deemed approvedReference No: LO-11s2019 March 19, 2019
24 Letter dated 14 January 2019 of Atty. Emilia Concepcion D. Severino, Counsel for Mayor Jaime Ortega of the Municipality of Aborlan, PalawanReference No: LO-10s2019 March 19, 2019
25 Request for an official document signifying that Villa Rosa Homes is now part of Barangay EstrellaReference No: LO-13s2019 March 19, 2019
26 Request for an opinion on the manner of filling-up the position in the Sangguniang Bayan of San Ricardo, Southern LeyteReference No: LO-08s2019 February 28, 2019
27 Request for an opinion on whether or not the Sangguniang Bayan of Kapatagan, Lanao Del Norte can invite the Water District relative to its financial position in view of the proposed MOA under the SALINTUBIG ProgramReference No: LO-07s2019 February 28, 2019
28 Legal Opinion on whether the acting Municipal Mayor of Pantar, Lanao Del Norte, shall by operation of law be allowed to issue a recommendation for the relief, recall and designation of a Municipal Treasurer after the lapse of thirty (30) days as provided under section 46 of the Local Government CodeReference No: LO-09s2019 February 28, 2019
29 Request for conversion of four sitios (Marucdoc, Sampalok, Gantuan ang Nabot Point into barangay Masagana, Morong, BataanReference No: LO-06s2019 February 22, 2019
30 Request for Clarification on the application of Section 90 of RA 7160 (Local Government Code)Reference No: LO-05s2019 February 4, 2019
31 Request for a Legal Opinion on the Lay-out of Business License PlatesReference No: LO-04s2019 February 1, 2019
32 Request for Legal Opinion on the withdrawal of a Mayor's Authority through a resolution/ordinanceReference No: LO-03s2019 February 1, 2019
33 Request for Legal opinion on Whether Parole Restores the right to hold Public OfficeReference No: LO-02s2019 January 25, 2019
34 Legal Opinion on a request for the passage of a resolution designating City Government Vehicles to be used for funeral purposes upon requestReference No: LO-01s2019 January 24, 2019
35 Letter of Reconsideration/Clarification of DILG Opinion No. 18 s. 2018Reference No: LO-077s2018 December 6, 2018
36 Legal Opinion on the issues relative to the regulatory power of a municipal MayorReference No: LO-076s2018 November 28, 2018
37 Legal Opinion on the possible existence of legal remedies to somehow circumvent COA Circular No. 2012-003 dated October 29, 2012Reference No: LO-075s2018 November 14, 2018
38 Legal Opinion on Legality of alternative mode of procurement for waterworks projects funded under FY 2017 Assistance to Disadvantaged MunicipalitiesReference No: LO-074s2018 November 12, 2018
39 Legal Opinion on Temporary vacancy in the Office of the Mayor due to legal reasonsReference No: LO-073s2018 November 12, 2018
40 Legal Opinion on whether any interested person may be granted access to a government employee's Personal Data Sheet (PDS)Reference No: LO-072s2018 November 12, 2018
41 Legal Opinion on required vote of Sangguniang Bayan for granting and rescinding or canceling a franchise to operate a cockpit or galleraReference No: LO-071s2018 October 19, 2018
42 Request for Legal Opinion from Vice Mayor Josephine T. Abing of Municipality of Compostela, Cebu relative to the amendment of approved leave of absence of SB Member Cang who is travelling abroadReference No: LO-070s2018 October 3, 2018
43 Legal opinion on Whether an Independent Contractor may be required to pay Business Taxes in Municipalities or Cities to where it deploys Employees but where it does not maintain Branch or Sales outletsReference No: LO-069s2018 September 26, 2018
44 Legal Opinion addressed to MLGOO of Municipality of Loay, Bohol re: Request for Guidance on the Status of the COS and/or JO Workers who filed their certificates of CandidacyReference No: LO-068s2018 September 21, 2018
45 Legal Opinion addressed to Regional Director of DILG Region II re: Request for Guidance on the Status of the COS and/or JO Workers who filed their certificates of CandidacyReference No: LO-067s2018 September 21, 2018
46 Request for Legal Opinion on whether or not Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Chairperson can be hired as Job Order employee in the Local Government of Dumaguete CityReference No: LO-066s2018 September 18, 2018
47 Request for Legal Opinion from Atty. Hilario, Secretary to the Sangguniang Panlungsod, Puerto Princesa City relative to the query on whether or not the Acting Vice Mayor has the power to appoint, suspend, dismiss or discipline employeesReference No: LO-064s2018 September 11, 2018
48 Legal Opinion on the effectivity of City Ordinances, SP Resolutions and other Sannguniang documents signed by a person appointed (Contractual Appointment) Secretary to the Sanngunian who, on the decision of the Civil Service Commission is prohibited to perform the duties and functionsReference No: LO-063s2018 September 10, 2018
49 Request for Legal Opinion on the practice of profession or engagement in any other occupation by elective barangay officials in other government agencies or officesReference No: LO-062s2018 September 10, 2018
50 Request for clarification from the Philippine Tobacco Institute, Inc., relative to the various issues arising from the implementation of Executive Order (EO) no. 26Reference No: LO-061s2018 September 6, 2018