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Issuance of summons, C6S13 CPRA

Section 13, Canon VI

SECTION 13. Issuance of summons. – Within fifteen (15) calendar days from assignment by raffle, the Investigating Commissioner shall issue the required summons, attaching thereto a copy of the verified complaint and supporting documents, if any. The summons shall require the respondent to file a verified answer. (2023 Code of Professional Responsibility and Accountability or CPRA)

1. Issuance of summons

a. 15-day to issue summons

Under this section, and within 15 calendar days from assignment by raffle, Investigating Commissioners are required to issue “summons, attaching thereto a copy of the verified complaint and supporting documents, if any.”

b. Directive to file a verified answer

The respondent will be directed to file a verified answer by the summons.

References

Canon VI, 2023 Code of Professional Responsibility

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