Details of Measure

General Description
Country or Region Philippines
Official Title Rules and Regulations Implementing Republic Act No. 8371, otherwise known as the "Indigenous Peoples' Rights Act of 1997"
Level National/Federal
Type of Measure Regulation
Status of Measure Entered into force
Date of Entry into Force 1998-09-06
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
Activities subject to PIC Rule IV (Part III) (Section 7) (a-b)
Compliance Mechanisms
Penalties Rule XI (Part II) (Section 1-3)
Punishable acts related to ancestral lands/domains Rule XI (Part I) (Section 1) (b)
Traditional Knowledge Associated to Genetic Resources
Protection of biological and genetic resources Rule IV (Section 17)

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  • United Nations Environment Programme