Details of Measure

General Description
Country or Region Philippines
Official Title Republic Act No. 8371: The Indigenous Peoples Rights Act of 1997
Level National/Federal
Type of Measure Legislation
Status of Measure Entered into force
Date of Entry into Force 1997-10-29
Additional Information
Full-text of Measure Document

Main ABS Elements

ABS Element
Description Relevant articles and sections
National Focal Point Link to Philippines - National Contacts
Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedures
Access in ancestral lands and domains Section 35
Compliance Mechanisms
Punishable acts and applicable penalties Section 72-73
Traditional Knowledge Associated to Genetic Resources
Right to indigenous knowledge Section 34

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