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

PCSD RESOLUTION NO. 04-229

RESOLUTION COMMENDING THE COMPOSITE GROUP HEADED BY THE PSCDS FOR A SPLENDID JOB IN TAYTAY, PALAWAN AND FOR AND IN BEHALF OF THE COUNCIL

WHEREAS, the implementation of Republic Act 9072 or the National Caves and Cave Resources Management and Protection Act in the province of Palawan has been delegated to the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development;

WHEREAS, in order to conserve, protect and manage the caves and cave resources in the province of Palawan, the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development has adopted PCSD Administrative Order No. 08, as the Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act 9072;

WHEREAS, it is not only the caves that should be conserved, managed, and protected but also the resources found therein;

WHEREAS, since the edible bird’s nest is considered as a cave resource, there is an urgent need to conserve and protect the same from destructive gathering methods and from abusive gatherers;

WHEREAS, this destructive method of gathering has been minimized if not totally eliminated by the immediate action of the composite team composed of the PNP-CIDG, WESCOM and headed by the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development Staff, which as a result of its concerted efforts have apprehended more or less 76 individuals, including Police Officers alleged to have violated the Caves Act;

WHEREAS, to truly value the efforts made by this composite team, the Council highly appreciates said efforts by giving the team, through the leadership of Engr. Leo Palao of the PCSDS, a letter of commendation.


WINSTON G. ARZAGA

Secretary
APPROVED:

VICENTE A. SANDOVAL
Chairman