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‘GCTA implementing rules can stand scrutiny’

Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Sunday expressed optimism that the new implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of Republic Act (RA) 10592 on expanding the Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA) will hurdle future legal challenges. Guevarra issued the statement after the Supreme Court dismissed a petition filed by former Calauan, Laguna mayor Antonio Sanchez and other […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsJan 6th, 2020Related News

DOJ chief upbeat on future of new GCTA-IRR

​Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Sunday expressed optimism that the new Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act 10592 on expanding Good Conduct Time Allowance will hurdle future legal challenge.Guevarra made this comment after the Supreme Court dismissed a petition filed by former Calauan, Laguna Mayor Antonio Sanchez and fellow inmates challenging the constitutionality of the revised IRR of GCTA......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsJan 5th, 2020Related News

LIVE: House hearing on amendments to GCTA law

  MANILA, Philippines – The House committee on justice holds a hearing on bills seeking to amend the controversial Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA) law. The committee chaired by Leyte 3rd District Representative Vicente Veloso III will begin tackling at least 6 measures on the GCTA law or Republic Act 10592 at ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsNov 5th, 2019Related News

Bilibid inmates file 1st Supreme Court case vs new GCTA IRR

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – A group of inmates from the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) filed the first petition before the Supreme Court seeking to nullify provisions of the new Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act 10592 or what is now better known as the Good ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 30th, 2019Related News

New IRR on GCTA law takes effect next week

The new implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of Republic Act 10592, or the good conduct time allowance (GCTA) law drafted by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of the Interior and Local Government, will take effect next week......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsSep 27th, 2019Related News

Gulo ng GCTA naghatid nga ba ng maling pag-asa?

HANNAH JANE SANCHO   MARAMI sa ating mga kababayan na nakakulong ang umaasa na isang araw ay muling makasama ang kanilang mga mahal sa buhay matapos ang maraming taon sa piitan. Isa sa kanilang pinanghahawakan ay ang Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA) Law. Layunin ng Republic Act 10592 o Expanded GCTA Law na hikayatin ang […] The post Gulo ng GCTA naghatid nga ba ng maling pag-asa? appeared first on PINAS......»»

Source: Pinasglobal PinasglobalCategory: NewsSep 24th, 2019Related News

New IRR could risk GCTA of qualified convicts

MANILA, Philippines – A new feature of the revised implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of Republic Act No. 10592 could risk the good conduct time allowances (GCTA) of even qualified convicts. The new IRR categorically excluded heinous crime convicts from GCTA coverage under RA 10592, but it added a new operational rule about how and when ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 20th, 2019Related News

Convoluted legalese

  IN recent weeks, the touchy is­sue of releasing inmates from penitentiaries under the GCTA (good conduct time allowance) law (RA 10592) has created a maelstrom. Overnight, agencies and individu­als involved in the chaos suddenly become legal experts and criticized each other’s arguments and posi­tions. Tragically, many substantive ques­tions that have shrouded the inter­pretation of […].....»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsSep 19th, 2019Related News

De Lima defies ombudsman on GCTA probe

Detained Sen. Leila de Lima refused to directly respond to the Office of the Ombudsman’s questions on why prisoners convicted of heinous crimes were included in the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act 10592 or the law that gave good conduct time allowance (GCTA) benefits to prisoners......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsSep 18th, 2019Related News

In new IRR, heinous crime convicts after 2013 cannot avail of any GCTA

MANILA, Philippines – Under the new Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act 10592, heinous crime convicts detained after 2013 will be unable to avail of any type of good conduct time allowance. The joint committee of the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Department of the ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 16th, 2019Related News

58,000 prisoners with minor offenses released since 2014

A total of 58,000 inmates with light criminal offenses have been released from custody of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) in compliance with Republic Act 10592 or the Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA) law......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsSep 9th, 2019Related News

Unfair to prisoners who behave in jail

Some of the 1,914 prisoners who have been released under RA 10592 (the GCTA Law) must have deserved the freedom earned through their good behavior......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsSep 9th, 2019Related News

MAS MABUTING SUMUKO KAYSA MA-DEAD OR ALIVE

MABILIS na tumugon ang ilang lumayang preso na pinababalik ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte sa Bureau of Corrections dahil sa kontrobersya sa Republic Act No. 10592 o Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA) law. Habilin ni Duterte, basta sumurender o sumuko ang mga ito sa pinakamalapit na awtoridad gaya ng mga pulis at militar sa lugar. At […] The post MAS MABUTING SUMUKO KAYSA MA-DEAD OR ALIVE appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Source: Remate RemateCategory: NewsSep 9th, 2019Related News

TURNING POINT: Preparing for a Second Chance

NAAWAN, Misamis Oriental (MindaNews/06 September) – The spirit and basic intention of RA 10592 or the Good Conduct Time Allowance law is to give a convicted felon another chance in life, that is, to re-join society as a reformed person – a new being that no longer poses as a liability or a threat to […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsSep 6th, 2019Related News

Heinous crime convicts still entitled to lesser GCTA – Guevarra

MANILA, Philippines – Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said on Thursday, September 5, that heinous crime convicts will not be totally deprived of good conduct time allowance if they are excluded from Republic Act No. 10592 or the GCTA law. Guevarra told a House panel that the convicts can still ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 5th, 2019Related News

SC andam na nga ulanon sa petisyon kabahin sa GCTA

Andam na ang Korte Suprema sahigayun nga hugupan sila kang bisan kinsa nga mosang-at og petisyon kabahin sa kontrobersiyal nga pagpatuman sa Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA) sa RA 10592......»»

Source: Abante AbanteCategory: NewsSep 4th, 2019Related News

House resolution para paimbestigahan ang implementasyon ng GCTA, inihain

  JHOMEL SANTOS   NAIS paimbestigahan sa Kamara ang implimentasyon ng Republic Act 10592 o ang Good Conduct Time Allowance o GCTA matapos lumutang ang posibilidad ng paglaya ng convicted murderer at rapist na si dating Calauan Mayor Antonio Sanchez gamit ang nabanggit na batas.   Sa inihaing House Resolution 260, nais ni Ako-Bicol Partylist Rep. Alfredo […] The post House resolution para paimbestigahan ang implementasyon ng GCTA, inihain appeared first on PINAS......»»

Source: Pinasglobal PinasglobalCategory: NewsSep 3rd, 2019Related News

Senate starts probe on GCTA law

The Senate committees on Justice and Human Rights and Blue Ribbon have started its hearing Monday on the release of heinous crimes convicts through the Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA) provision of Republic Act No. 10592 or the Revised Penal Code. The hearing was prompted by the aborted release of ex-Calauan, Laguna Mayor Antonio Sanchez, […] The post Senate starts probe on GCTA law appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsSep 2nd, 2019Related News

Inter-agency panel to review rules on inmates time allowances

The announcement comes on the same day that the Bureau of Corrections released data showing 1,914 inmates convicted for heinous crimes have been released since the implementation of Republic Act 10592......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 29th, 2019Related News

Gina Lopez — our modern day hero

The reported possible inclusion of former Mayor Sanchez in the list of convicts to be released because of a retroactive re-computation of Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA) under Republic Act 10592 literally reopened the wounds that never fully healed since the gruesome 1993 rape with homicide case, aptly described by the trial judge as “a plot seemingly hatched in hell.”.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 26th, 2019Related News