Failure to indicate in one’s pleadings the number and date of issue of his/her MCLE Certificate of Compliance; Effect


An information was filed charging A of illegal use of dangerous drugs. The information, however, failed to indicate the MCLE Compliance No. of B, the prosecutor who signed it. Mindful of such ommission, A filed a Motion to Dismiss the Information. B, on the other hand, filed its comment/opposition to the motion, alleging, among others, that lack of proof of MCLE compliance by the prosecutor who prepared and signed the Information should not prejudice the interest of the State in filing charges against persons who have violated the law. If you were the judge, would you grant or deny said motion? Explain.

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