- Written by Tribune
- Wednesday, 04 July 2012
Santiago has been elected to the ICC court, but has not as yet been sworn in for the job.
She also stated earlier that the Comelec should not rush her into leaving her Senate seat, as her term ends in 2016, and not 2013.
But Comelec chairman Sixto Brillantes said Santiago should file her resignation anytime before such date for the poll body to know if there will be a 13th slot for senator in the May 2013 polls.
There is no law that says a sitting senator, even if one decides to resign or dies, prior to a certain date, for the poll body to have a 13th slot for the Senate..... MORE
Source: The Daily Tribune