speedy disposition

See: dispatch
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On May 24, Ampatuan filed a motion seeking to defer his arraignment and dismiss the cases at the Third Division as the Office of the Ombudsman supposedly violated his right to speedy disposition, as it took more than three years to resolve the case.
"The unparalleled number of small-time drug cases pending in courts causes burden to the country's criminal justice system as regards to costs and efficiency in the speedy disposition of cases," he said.
In their motion, the accused moved for the dismissal of their case for violation of their right to speedy disposition of cases.
Article III, Section 16 of the 1987 Philippine Constitution specifically states that 'all persons shall have the right to a speedy disposition of their cases before all judicial, quasi-judicial or administrative bodies,'' he said.
However, the high tribunal said the right to speedy disposition of cases is violated "only when the proceeding is attended by vexatious, capricious and oppressive delays." The SC said there was no inordinate delay in the ombudsman's resolution of the case, noting that the reckoning period was on Dec.
Citizens including Mehr Saleem, Ch Mudassir, Haji Ghulam Nabi, and Mehr Jamshed said that special courts should be established for a speedy disposition of such cases.
We can again work together to strengthen the administration of justice and speed up the disposition of cases," he said while stressing the need for improving the country's criminal justice system and speedy disposition of cases.
District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly denied the government's request, saying a "speedy disposition" of the case is necessary.
The President also urged the need for speedy disposition of cases in accordance with Islamic law and the laws prevalent in the country.
This allows speedy disposition of minor construction claims, where contractors are required to continue to perform work on the project while the parties resolve their dispute.
24 that he sexually assaulted a former seminary student and asked a court for a speedy disposition of the case.
"Based on the foregoing, it is evident that accused Umali's constitutionally guaranteed right to speedy disposition of his cases was grossly violated by inordinate delay in the conduct of the preliminary investigation by the Office of the Ombudsman," the motion stated.