NLRC Chairman intensify personal service of notices, orders and other processes on execution
In a Special Order No. 07-09, Series of 2016, Chairman Gerardo C. Nograles directed all Bailiffs/Acting Bailiffs to personally serve notices, orders and other processes relative to execution proceedings.
Under Section 4, Rule III of the 2011 NLRC Rules of Procedure, as amended, notices and copies of resolutions or orders shall be served personally upon the parties by the bailiff or duly authorized public officer within three (3) days from his/her receipt thereof or by registered mail or by courier authorized by the Commission.
“In order to save in the cost of mailing, the Bailiffs shall personally serve summonses and other processes, orders, notices, and “return-to-sender” mails within or near their zonal assignments,” Chairman Nograles said.
The Bailiffs/Acting Bailiffs will be under the direct supervision of the NCR Executive Labor Arbiter.
For monitoring and record purposes, the NCR Executive Labor Arbiter will provide the Office of the Executive Clerk of Court with the respective zonal assignments of the Bailiffs/Acting Bailiffs.
The Bailiffs/Acting Bailiffs will be authorized to claim reimbursement of actual monthly transportation expenses, not exceeding Three Thousand Five Hundred (P3,500.00) Pesos for travels within the 50 kilometer radius or within their respective are of jurisdiction, chargeable against the execution fund, and subject to accounting and auditing rules and regulations.
Streamlining of procedures with the end view of speedy disposition of cases is part of the strategy of the Commission.
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National Labor Relations Commission