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

PCSD RESOLUTION NO. 04-235

A RESOLUTION AUTHORISING THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF PCSD STAFF TO APPROVE PROJECTS CLASSIFIED AS SMALL SCALE INDUSTRY BY THE BOARD OF INVESTMENT

WHEREAS, Section 16 of Republic Act 7611, otherwise known as the Strategic Environmental Plan (SEP) for Palawan Act, provides that the governance, implementation and policy direction of the SEP shall be exercised by the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development (PCSD);

WHEREAS, R.A 7611 declares as one of its policies to support and promote the sustainable development goals of the province through proper conservation, utilisation and development of natural resources to provide optimum yields on a continuing basis;

WHEREAS, necessary functions and powers have been vested to the Council in order to successfully implement the provisions of this Act found in Section 19, such as the power to ‘adopt, amend and rescind such rules and regulations and impose penalties therefore for the effective implementation of the SEP and other provisions of this Act’ (8); Enforce the provision of this Act and other existing laws, rules and regulations similar or complementary with this Act (9); and, Perform related functions which shall promote the development, conservation, management, protection and utilisation of the natural resources of Palawan (10);

WHEREAS, PCSD issued in 2000 Administrative Order No. 6 providing for the Guidelines in the Processing and Issuance of the SEP Clearance, otherwise known as the ‘PCSD Clearance System’;

WHEREAS, in the implementation of the SEP Clearance System, a need to establish the one-stop-shop scheme in the evaluation, processing and approval of projects submitted to PCSD to obtain PCSD clearance in compliance with the herein stated Order;

WHEREFORE, on motion of Sec. Alfredo E. Abueg Jr., duly seconded by the members present, the Council resolves, as it is hereby resolved, that the Executive Director of the PCSD Staff be authorised by the Council to approve projects classified as small scale industry by the Board of Investment.

APPROVED and ADOPTED this 24th day of September 2004 in Metro Manila. I hereby certify to the correctness and accuracy of the above-quoted resolution.

NELSON P.DEVANADERA
Secretary
APPROVED FOR THE COUNCIL:

Hon. ABRAHAM KAHLIL B. MITRA
Chair, PCSD