Justice Secretary Leila De Lima (center), Interior and Local Government Undersecretary Edwin Enrile (2nd from left) and Science and Technology Secretary Mario Montejo (2nd from right) sign the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of RA 10175 or the “Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012” on 12 August 2015 at the New World Manila Bay Hotel. Justice Assistant Secretary and Head, DOJ-Office of Cybercrime Geronimo L. Sy (extreme left) and DOST Undersecretary Louis Napoleon Casambre (extreme right) witness the historical event.DOJ Assistant Secretary and Head, DOJ-Office of Cybercrime Geronimo L. Sy thanks the stakeholders for their invaluable support to RA 10175 or the “Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012.”Justice Secretary Leila M. De Lima addresses stakeholders from business, academe, non-governmental organizations, legal profession, media, ICT groups and internet providers during the launching of the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of RA 10175 or the "Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012."
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In its effort to meet international standards in public service, the Department of Justice in partnership with the European Union under the EU-Philippine Justice Support Programme II (EPJUST II) conducted a Government Quality Management Standard (... continue reading
On 03 June 2015, the Special Panel of Prosecutors, created pursuant to Department Order No. 639, issued four separate Resolutions to the complaints filed relating to the Caramoan Massacre incident which transpired on 22 March 2014 at Sitio Campo, ... continue reading
Justice Secretary Leila De Lima supported the bill creating the Metro Cebu Traffic Management Authority (MCTMA). In a position paper submitted before the House Committee on Government Enterprises and Privatization, De Lima manifested no consti... continue reading
The Department of Justice issued additional guidelines on the proper application of Article 125 on the crime of "Delay in the Delivery of Detained Persons to the Proper Judicial Authorities" of the Revised Penal Code, as amended. Dep... continue reading
The Department of Justice scored another victory with the conviction of a high value target of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) for Violation of the Dangerous Drugs Law. Ali Omar alias Philip, of G-1053 Blk. 1, Lot 22, St. Joseph ... continue reading
The Departments of Justice, the Interior and Local Government, and Science and Technology, today in a simple signing ceremony in Manila, signed the Implementing Rules and Regulations of the country's Cybercrime Prevention Act. "This c... continue reading
The Investigating Panel of Prosecutors created under D.O. No. 066, dated 06 February 2015, recommended the filing of Informations for three (3) counts of Murder and four (4) counts of Frustrated Murder against Respondents Celso C. Regencia (REGENC... continue reading
The deportation of controversial Chinese fugitive, Wang Bo, now looms. This, after Secretary of Justice Leila M. De Lima, in a Resolution dated 04 August 2015, and released today, DENIED Wang Bo's Motion for Reconsideration of the earlier ... continue reading
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The Department of Justice traces its beginnings at the Revolutionary Assembly in Naic, Cavite on April 17, 1897. The establishment of a regime of law was tasked to Don Severino delas Alas who headed the Department of Grace and Justice. Shortly after the proclamation of Independence in Kawit, Cavite on June 12, 1898, President Emilio Aguinaldo issued a decree on September 26, 1898 reorganizing the Department. A year later, the American military force established the Office of the Attorney of... continue reading