NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC : The Revised Rules of Procedure for Small Claims Cases

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC : The Revised Rules of Procedure for Small Claims Cases

The Philippine Embassy in Oslo, Norway wishes to inform the Filipino Community in Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Sweden of the attached 2016 Revised Rules of Procedure for Small Claims Cases (A.M. No. 08-8-7-SC), which increased from Php100,000 to Php200,000, exclusive of interest and costs, the amount or value of the claim falling within the jurisdiction of small claims courts effective 01 February 2016.
Section 5 of the Revised Rules, on applicability, states that the rules apply in all actions that are purely civil in nature, where the claim or relief prayed for by the plaintiff is solely for payment or reimbursement of sum of money.
Please follow the link below to see the Revised Rules
http://sc.judiciary.gov.ph/smallclaims/SMALL%20CLAIMS%20PAMPHLET.pdf