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WHEN ARE AMICABLE SETTLEMENTS NOT ALLOWED?

1.    Where  one  party  is  the  government  or  any  subdivision  or instrumentality thereof

2.    Where  one  party  is  a  public  officer  or  employee  and  the dispute relates to the performance of his official functions

3.    Offenses  punishable  by  imprisonment  exceeding  1  year  or  fine exceeding P5000

4.    Offenses where there is no private offended party

5.    Where  the  dispute  involves  real  properties  located  in  different cities or municipalities

6.    Disputes involving parties who reside in different barangays, cities or municipalities

7.    Other cases which the President may determine in the interest of justice or upon the recommendation of the Secretary of Justice