Request of Atty. Zialcita on Terminal Leave

RE: REQUEST OF ATTY. BERNARDO ZIALCI(TION OF THE ACTION OF THE FINANCIAL AND BUDGET OFFICE, A.M. No. 90-6-015-SC, October 18, 1990 (Terminal Leave credits are not taxable)  Facts: On August 23, 1990, a resolution of the Court En Banc was issued regarding the amounts claimed by Atty. Bernardo F. Zialcita on the occasion of his…

PEZA vs. COA

PHILIPPINE ECONOMIC ZONE AUTHORITY (PEZA) v. COA, G.R. No. 189767, July 3, 2012 (Per Diem; Good Faith) Facts: The PEZA Board of Directors is composed of 13 members which include the Undersecretaries of the Department of Finance, the Department of Labor and Employment, the Department of the Interior and Local Government, the Department of Environment…

GSIS vs. COA

GSIS v. COA, G.R. No. 162372, SEPTEMBER 11, 2012 (Unjust enrichment; retirement) Issue: Whether or not the payees should be compelled to return the retirement benefits they had received under the GSIS RFP. Ruling: In essence, the Movants Federico Pascual, et al. are asking this Court to reconsider our Decision in so far as their…

Redulla vs. Sandiganbayan

TEOTIMO M. REDULLA vs. THE HON. SANDIGANBAYAN (FIRST DIVISION), THE OFFICE OF THE OMBUDSMAN, and THE OFFICE OF THE SPECIAL PROSECUTOR, G.R. No.    167973, February 28, 2007                      Facts: After an investigation conducted by Prosecutor Florita S. Linco, the Office of the Ombudsman filed before the Sandiganbayan three Informations for violation of R.A. No. 3019, Section…

PITC vs. COA

PHILIPPINE INTERNATIONAL TRADING CORP. v. COA, GR No. 183517, June 22, 2010 Facts: On December 31, 1983, Eligia Romero, an officer of petitioner, opted to retire under Republic Act No. 1616 and received a total of P286,780.00 as gratuity benefits for services rendered from 1955 to 1983.  Immediately re-hired on contractual basis, it appears that…

Conte vs. COA

CONTE vs. COMMISSION ON AUDIT, G.R. No. 116422, November 4, 1996 (Retirement Benefit; Pension) Facts: Petitioners Avelina B. Conte and Leticia Boiser-Palma were former employees of the Social Security System (SSS) who retired from government service on May 9, 1990 and September 13, 1992, respectively.  They availed of compulsory retirement benefits under Republic Act No.…

Albon vs. Fernando

ANIANO A. ALBON v. FERNANDO et al., G.R. No. 148357, June 30, 2006 (May an LGU validly use public funds to undertake the widening, repair and improvement of the sidewalks of a privately-owned subdivision?) Facts: In May 1999, the City of Marikina undertook a public works project to widen, clear and repair the existing sidewalks…