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…

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…

Republic vs. Cocofed

REPUBLIC v. COCOFED, G.R. No. 147062-64, December 14, 2001 (Coconut levy funds are prima facie public funds which should be subjected to COA audit) Facts: The PCGG issued and implemented numerous sequestrations, freeze orders and provisional takeovers of allegedly ill-gotten companies, assets and properties, real or personal. Among the properties sequestered by the Commission were…

Gutierrez vs. DBM

VICTORIA C. GUTIERREZ, et al., vs. DBM, G.R. No. 153266; UP, et al. vs. SSS; CONSUELO A. TAGARAO, et al. vs. UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MINDANAO; CONFEDERATION OF INDEPENDENT UNIONS IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR, et al. vs. COTABATO FOUNDATION COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY and DBM; FRANCISCO C. CASTRO, et al vs. DBM; ESTRELLITA C. AMPONIN,…