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Republic of the Philippines
PALAWAN COUNCIL FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
(R.A. 7611)
Puerto Princesa City, Palawan

PCSD RESOLUTION NO. 96-100

“A RESOLUTION AFFIRMING PCSD RESOLUTION NO. 96-07”

WHEREAS, R.A. 7611 also known as the Strategic Environmental Plan (SEP) for Palawan Act was signed into law on June 19, 1992 by then President Corazon C. Aquino;

WHEREAS, Section 16 of said Act provides that the governance, implementation and policy direction of SEP shall be exercised by the Palawan Council For Sustainable Development (PCSD), hereinafter referred to as the Council;

WHEREAS, in October 11, 1996, PCSDS Resolution No. 96-07 was passed and adopted;

WHEREAS, the CENRO referred said Resolution to Director Principe DENR-Region IV, and refuse start cutting of tress;

WHEREAS, subject trees were planted along the road during reforestation by the local government;

WHEREAS, Section 10 item 2b of the Rules and Regulations Implementing the Strategic Environmental Plan for Palawan Act, allows strictly controlled mining and logging, which is not for profit, in the controlled use area;

NOW THEREFORE, on motion of Congressman Abueg and duly seconded;

RESOLVED, as it is hereby RESOLVED, that the Council is affirming PCSD Resolution No. 96-07;

RESOLVED, further, that cutting disposition of trees along the Coron-Busuanga road be affected immediately to avoid further delay in the work schedule of said road project;

RESOLVED FINALLY, that copies of this Resolution be furnished to the Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources, the Chairpersons and members of the created committee by virtue of PCSD Resolution No. 96-07, and all concerned for their information and appropriate action;

Approved and Adopted this day 15th of November 1996 in Quezon City.

Certified True and Correct:

ARTHUR R. VENTURA
Secretary

Approved:

GOV.SALVADOR P. SOCRATES
Chairman,PCSD