SENIOR Associate Justice Antonio Carpio declined his nomination for Chief Justice.
He said that he has only eight days left after the retirement of Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin on October 18.
“Yes I am declining because there are only eight days left from the vacancy to my compulsory retirement,” Carpio said .
On Monday , Associate Justice Marvic Leonen also declined the nomination.
Today is the last day of application for Chief Justice.