speak-out-logo-1-web1RA 6770 Sections 24

Republic of the Philippines
Congress of the Philippines

Metro Manila

Eighth Congress

Republic Act No. 6770             November 17, 1989

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE FUNCTIONAL AND STRUCTURAL ORGANIZATION OF THE OFFICE OF THE OMBUDSMAN, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled::

Section 24. Preventives Suspension. — The Ombudsman or his Deputy may preventively suspend any officer or employee under his authority pending an investigation, if in his judgment the evidence of guilt is strong, and (a) the charge against such officer or employee involves dishonesty, oppression or grave misconduct or neglect in the performance of duty; (b) the charges would warrant removal from the service; or (c) the respondent’s continued stay in office may prejudice the case filed against him.

We have here four, important points, that gives us the right to file charges against any officer, in government, here in the Philippines, especially the immigration, Ombudsman or the Department of Justice, when we believe that we have been wronged or falsely accused.

The four important points are as follows: More »