These are consolidated petitions for quo warranto under Rule 18 of the 2013 SET Rules seeking to declare respondent Senator Aquilino “Koko” L. Pimentel, III ineligible for the position of Senator for the 2019-2025 Senatorial term on the ground that he exhausted the two-term limit for Senators under Section 4, Article VI of the Constitution.

Status: In a Decision promulgated on 03 June 2020, the Tribunal dismissed the consolidated petitions for quo warranto for lack of merit.  Further, the matter of amending the 2013 SET Rules to conform to prevailing jurisprudence was referred to the Office of the Secretary for deliberation and approval of the Members of the Tribunal pursuant to Rule 88 thereof.

In Resolution No. 19-08, dated 14 September 2020, the Tribunal denied the Motion for Reconsideration filed by petitioner Reymar R. Mansilungan (SET Case No. 001-19). Petitioner Efren A. Adan did not file a motion for reconsideration.

See SET Case Nos. 001-19 and 002-19, Decision