to Republic Act 9372 (otherwise known as the Human Security Act of
2007), Chief Justice Reynato S. Puno issued Administrative Order No.
118-2007 designating the First, Second and Third Divisions of the
Court of Appeals to handle cases involving the crimes of terrorism or
conspiracy to commit terrorism and all matters incident to said
crimes, emanating from Metropolitan Manila and Luzon. All divisions
of the Court of Appeals stationed at Cebu and Cagayan de Oro will
handle those cases coming from the Visayas and Mindanao,
R.A. 9372 vests upon the Court of Appeals the authority to act upon
judicial matters in the implementation of the provisions thereof.