Republic of the Philippines
PALAWAN COUNCIL FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Puerto Princesa City, Palawan
PCSD RESOLUTION NO. 10-413
“APPROVING THE 2010 UPDATED LIST OF TERRESTRIAL AND MARINE WILDLIFE IN PALAWAN AND THEIR CATEGORIES PURSUANT TO REPUBLIC ACT 9147, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE WILDLIFE RESOURCES CONSERVATION AND PROTECTION ACT”
WHEREAS, on July 30, 2001, Republic Act 9147, otherwise known as” the “Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act of 2001” was approved, Section 4 thereof defined the respective jurisdiction of the Department of Agricilture (DA) and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) as implementing agencies over the terrestrial and aquatic species of wildlife in the country and expressly provided that in the Province of Palawan jurisdiction conferred to DENR and DA is vested with the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development (PCSD) pursuant to Republic Act No. 7611;
WHEREAS, on September 12, 2003, the PCSD passed Resolution No. 03-216, approving the DENR-DA-PCSD “Joint Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) pursuant to Republic 9147”, Rule 4.2 thereof provides that “the PCSD pursuant to RA 7611 and Section 4 of RA 9147 shall exercise jurisdiction over all wildlife species found in the Province of Palawan, in accordance with the paramount objectives stated in RA 7611 to conserve the species and protect their habitats, consistent with existing national policies on wildlife conservation, management and utilization such as, but not limited to RA 8550 or the Fisheries Code of 1998, RA 8485 or the Animal Welfare Act, and RA 7586 or the NIP AS Act of 1992”;
WHEREAS, on February 27, 2004, the| PCSD approved Resolution No. 04-226, entitled “Adopting the List of Threatened Terrestrial and Marine Wildlife Species in Palawan and the List of Other Wildlife Species Pursuant to Section 4 and 22 of Republic Act No. 9147, which list was amended on September 28,2006 by PCSD Resolution No. 06-309-A;
WHEREAS, there is a need to update the present list approved under PCSD Resolution No. 06-309-A as the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN), the Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species of flora and fauna (CITES), the Philippine Red Data and other authorities have de-listed/upgraded some species from their respective Listings; and considering further the need to update species categories due to wildlife trading and other illegal activities not only in the Province but in the entire Country;
WHEREAS, the updated list will serve as guide for the government agencies and other organization in the implementation of wildlife conservation and protection programs;
WHEREFORE, in consideration of the foregoing premises and on motion duly seconded, the Council resolves to approve, as it is hereby APPROVED, the “Updated List of Terrestrial and Marine Wildlife in Palawan and Their Categories Pursuant to Republic Act 9147, otherwise known as the Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act of 2001”, hereto attached as integral part of this resolution;
RESOLVED FURTHER, that copies of this resolution be furnished the DENR, DA and other agencies concerned for their information and,,guidance;
RESOLVED FINALLY, that copy of this resolution be filed with the Office of the National Administrative Registrar at the UP Law Center for publication in accordance with existing rules.
ADOPTED and APPROVED this 24th day of September 2010 at Puerto Princesa City.
I hereby certify that the above-quoted resolution has been duly adopted on September 24 2010 at Puerto Princesa City.
|ROMEO B. DORADO
|APPROVED FOR THE COUNCIL:
GOV.ABRAHAM KAHLIL B. MITRA