Promise 31: Craft a judiciary modernization plan

Posted at 07/25/2010 12:31 AM | Updated as of 07/25/2014 1:11 AM
The Promise
Convene the Judicial Executive Legislative Advisory and Consultative Council (JELACC) as the springboard for the review of the state of the justice system and the possible areas for budgetary as well as administrative support within the first 100 days of the Aquino presidency, and utilize this council for the submission of a justice modernization budget to be included in the first State of the Nation address (SONA) agenda.
 
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The Aquino campaign platform: Action plans on Judicial Reform
 
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In progress

October 12, 2012: Senator Francis "Kiko" Pangilinan congratulated President Benigno Aquino III for finally convening the Judicial Executive Legislative Advisory and Consultative Council (JELACC). The JELACC is an ad-hoc body that brings together the Executive, the Legislative, and the Judicial branches to tackle matters pertaining to the budget of the judiciary. (Continue Reading


September 6, 2012: Senator Francis Pangilinan urged the leaders of the three branches of government to revive an advisory council first instituted in 2007 to provide the necessary budgetary support for the judiciary. (Continue Reading)


August 26, 2012: Sen. Francis Pangilinan called on Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno to convene the Judicial Executive Legislative Advisory and Consultative Council (JELACC) as one of her first acts as head of the judiciary. (Continue Reading


June 3, 2012: Senator Francis Pangilinan,who pushed for the creation of the Judicial Executive Legislative Advisory and Consultative Council (JELACC) in 2007, urged President Aquino to convene the JELACC after a new Supreme Court Chief Justice gets appointed. (Continue Reading)