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CA confirms JBC appointment of retired SC Justice Mendoza

/ 02:25 PM September 22, 2021
Justice Mendoza JBC

SP SOTTO PRESIDES CA PLENARY SESSION: Senate President Vicente C. Sotto III, concurrent chairman of the Commission on Appointments, on Wednesday, September 22, 2021, presides over the confirmation of Jose Catral Mendoza as a member of the Judicial and Bar Council representing the retired justices of the Supreme Court, 19 officials in the Department of Foreign Affairs, and the nominations and ad interim appointments of 32 senior officers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. (Joseph Vidal/Senate PRIB)

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Appointments (CA) on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of retired Supreme Court (SC) Justice Jose Mendoza to the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC).

Hearing no objections,  the CA gave the green light on Mendoza’s appointment as a member of the JBC representing retired justices of the SC for a term that ends on July 9, 2025.

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The CA committee on justice and Judicial and Bar Council earlier recommended Mendoza’s appointment for confirmation.

Mendoza was appointed by President Rodrigo Duterte as a JBC member in 2017. He served until July 9, 2021.

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On July 20, Mendoza took his oath of office after he was reappointed as a member of the JBC.

He will be a regular member of the JBC and chairperson of the JBC executive committee for another four years.

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