Transcendental importance

In Social Justice Society (SJS) Officers, et al. v. Lim, the Supreme Court cited the case of Senator Jaworski v. Phil. Amusement & Gaming Corp., where it was ratiocinated:
Granting arguendo that the present action cannot be properly treated as a petition for prohibition, the transcendental importance of the issues involved in this case warrants that we set aside the technical defects and take primary jurisdiction over the petition at bar. x x x This is in accordance with the well-entrenched principle that rules of procedure are not inflexible tools designed to hinder or delay, but to facilitate and promote the administration of justice. Their strict and rigid application, which would result in technicalities that tend to frustrate, rather than promote substantial justice, must always be eschewed. (464 Phil. 375, 2004)

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