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Legal Opinions

 

LIGA NG MGA BARANGAY
OPINION NO.
ISSUES
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a) Succession
2001-16

Whether or not the Executive Vice President of the Liga Municipal Chapter, would automatically succeed, like what happened in the case of former Provincial Liga EVP, to the vacant office of the President of said Liga and thus be the ex-officio member of the Sangguniang Bayan

2003-39

Whether or not, being elected as the President of the Liga ng mga Barangay in the Provincial Level automatically vacates his position as the President of the Liga ng mga Baragay in the Municipal Level

b) Membership to PLEB

2001-30

 MEMBERSHIP BY THE ABC IN THE PLEB

1) Whether or not your term as PLEB member has expired;
2) Whether or not there is a need for a new designation/appointment; and
3) Who has the rightful authority to designate the new designate/appointee, if there is
a need for a new designation?

2002-04

 RE: MEMBERSHIP IN THE PLEB

1) Whether or not the one-year ban on appointment imposed on candidates who lost in any election is applicable in the selection or choice of members to the PLEB.

2) Whether or not the City Vice Mayor is eligible to represent the Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) in the PLEB.

c) Temporary Vacancy

2002-07

Letter-query for Acting President of the Liga ng mga Barangay re: Entitlement to a monthly salary as ex-officio member of the SB

d) Term of Office

2002-14

Request for DILG Opinion as to whether or not as Provincial Chapter President of the Liga ng mga Barangay and Ex-officio member of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan are still entitled to receive full salary

2005-109

Consequences of the possible postponement of the Barangay Elections this coming October on the ex officio membership of the concerned officials of the Liga ng mga Barangay and the SK Federation

e) Salaries/Benefits/Honorarium

2002-28

Whether or not the opinion of the other members of the sangguniang bayan regarding entitlement to receive Ten Thousand Six Hundred Twenty (10,620.00), which is the difference of monthly compensation as an SB Member less the honorarium receive as punong barangay of Labon, has legal basis.

2002-30

Whether or not the Elected ABC President and SK Federation President who are ex-officio members of the sangguniang bayan and are receiving their salary and RATA as such, can also receive their allotted honorarium as barangay officials.

 
2003-39 Whether or not, his being elected as the President of the Liga ng mga Barangay in the Provincial Level automatically vacates his position as the President of the Liga ng mga Baragay in the Municipal Level
2011-233 Letter-query regarding salaries and other benefits as ex-officio member of the Sangguniang Bayan (SB): Asking legal documents that will be submitted to claim or receive salaries and other benefits since the time of assumption to office as ex-officio member of SB
2011-240 Inquiry on the status of the leave of absence of a Municipal Liga President and ex-officio member of the said SB
f) Eligibility to become Cooperative Officers/Directors
2003-34 Issue as to whether or not a punong barangay who is an ex-officio member of the sangguniang bayan still enjoys the exemption as provided for in Art. 28 of R.A. No. 6938, otherwise known as the Cooperative Code of the Philippines
g) Powers, Duties, Functions
2003-55

Opinion on the appropriateness of the Liga ng mga Barangay Resolution particularly on the issue:


Whether or not the chairman and the members of the Board of Election Supervisors (BES), created during the SK Special Elections in the eight different barangays of Kiangan, Ifugao, are entitled to honorarium? If the answer in the above question is in the affirmative, what would be the amount of the honorarium each is entitled?

2004-82

Is the Liga ng mga Barangay authorized to hire an Accounting Clerk?

 2004-85 Legal opinion relative to the appointment of a Bookkeeper for the Municipal Liga ng mga Barangay
 2006-124 Issue regarding the appointment of a Barangay Bookkeeper and Barangay Engineer:
1) Who will appoint the qualified applicant, is it the Municipal Mayor or the President of the Association of Barangay Captains?
2) Who are qualified for that position? Licensed professional or civil service eligible?
 2009-218

 Issues about three administrative support staff positions that were created by the Liga ng mga Barangay:

1) The legality of entering into a Memorandum of Agreement with the Municipal Government

2) Is it mandatory that the Liga will prepare Policies and Guidelines in addition to the Liga Constitution and By-Laws?

3) Is it in order that the Liga Board will publish the vacant positions of the Barangay Engineer I and the Bookkeeper?

f) Complaint Against/Discipline of Members  
 2005-100

Issues regarding the discipline of a Punong Barangay who is an ex-officio member of the Sangguniang Bayan (SB) being the President of the Liga ng mga Barangay, Municipal Chapter

Whether or not the Sangguniang Bayan wherein the Barangay Captain is an exofficio member is the legal body to hear the case.

 2009-205

Whether the non-payment of Liga membership dues for two (2) successive years would already merit the enforcement of sanctions such as suspension from membership with the association by applying Sec. 3, Article XII of the LIGA Constitution and By-Laws. Likewise, will the non-payment of membership dues for more than two (2) successive years already warrant the expulsion of the said member from the Liga?

2010-223 Grounds by which you can be removed or suspended as President of the Liga Municipal Chapter and as to how you can be sanctioned as such
2011-235 Legal opinion whether or not the response or opinion of DILG-CAR Regional Legal Counsel can be a basis in dismissing the administrative case against certain elective barangay officials filed before the Sangguniang Bayan (SB)
f) Qualification of Officers
2010-230

Due to temporary incapacity, can said Punong Barangay be qualified to run as officer of the Liga ng mga Barangay?

2010-231

Issues related to the case of a Punong Barangay who is presently under detention for having been charged of Murder which is an unbailable offense:

Can the detained PB legally appoint the treasurer, secretary and other officials of the barangay? If not, who has the authority to make such appointment and perform the other functions of the Punong Barangay?

 

 

 

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