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Any registered voter may file a Verified Petition for quo warranto contesting the election of a Member of the Senate on the ground of ineligibility or disloyalty to the Republic of the Philippines within ten (10) days after proclamation of the respondent.
A petition for quo warranto on the ground of ineligibility based on citizenship may be filed at any time during the respondent’s tenure.
If ground is loss of qualifications, the petition may be filed at any time during the respondent’s tenure.
Office of the Secretary
If with claim for damages or attorney’s fees, an additional filing fee of five percent (5%) of the total amount claimed
Php10,000.00 within ten (10) days from filing
|Fifteen (15) legible copies
1. A petition for quo warranto shall state the following (Rule 22.b):
a. The position involved;
b. The date of proclamation;
c. The facts giving the petitioner standing to file the petition;
d. The legal qualifications for the position and the disqualifications prescribed by law; and
e. The ground(s) for respondent’s ineligibility or the specific acts of disloyalty to the Republic of the Philippines.
2. Verification - Affidavit stating that the affiant has read the petition and that its allegations are true and correct of the affiant’s own knowledge, or based on verifiable information or authentic records (Rule 19)
3. Certificate of non-forum shopping signed personally by the Petitioner (Rule 19)