Petitioner, invoking his constitutional right to information, demands that respondents make public any and all negotiations and agreements pertaining to PCGG's task of recovering the Marcoses' ill-gotten wealth. Respondents' opposite view is that the constitutional provisions refer to completed and operative official acts, not to those still being considered. The Court said that the recovery […]
Petitioner, herself a member of respondent Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB), requested that she be allowed to examine the board's records pertaining to the voting slips accomplished by the individual board members after a review of the movies and television productions. Her request was denied by respondent Morato on the ground that […]
One of the issues in this case was the petitioner's request for xerox copies of certain documents filed by the Bataan Petrochemical Corporation together with its original application, and its amended application, for registration with BOI. The Court said such request may not be denied, as it is the constitutional right of a citizen to […]
This case involves a request by petitioners from the General Manager of the Government Service Insurance System to furnish them a list of names of legislators who were able to secure loans upon the guaranty of then First Lady Imelda Marcos, as well as certified true copies of documents evidencing the loans
The Civil Service Commission denied a request by Valentin Legaspi for information on the civil service eligibilities of certain persons employed as sanitarians in the Health Department of Cebu City. These government employees allegedly represented themselves as civil service eligibles.
Due process was invoked by the petitioners in demanding the disclosure or a number of presidential decrees which they claimed had not been published as required by law. The government argued that while publication was necessary as a rule, it was not so when it was "otherwise provided," as when the decrees themselves declared that […]