Court Dismisses Petition for Indirect Contempt Filed by the Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers Against the United Architects of the Philippines

The Regional Trial Court Branch 36 (Manila) has dismissed a Petition for Indirect Contempt filed by the petitioners Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers, Inc. and Leo Gamolo against respondents, United Architects of the Philippines, its National President Architect Edric Marco C. Florentino, members of the Board and Architect Hernani D. Aguilar.

The Court ruled that the petition filed by petitioner was not in accordance with Rule 71, Section 4 of the Revised Rules of Court. Accordingly, the Court said that “there must be full compliance with the requirements for filing the initiatory pleading as provided for in said section. The petitioner failed to comply with such requirements such as supporting particulars and certified true copies of documents and papers involved therein”.

Visit the UAP Website or get a copy of the Court Decision in PDF.


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