Details of Measure

General Description
Country or Region Philippines
Official Title Republic Act No. 9147: Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act
Level National/Federal
Type of Measure Legislation
Status of Measure Entered into force
Date of Entry into Force 2001-07-30
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
All wildlife species, including exotic species Section 3
Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedures
Collection of wildlife Sections 6-7
PIC for bioprospecting Section 14
Mutually Agreed Terms (MATs)
Collection permit Section 20
Terms for scientific research on wildlife (non-commercial purposes) Section 15
Compliance Mechanisms
Illegal acts and penalties Section 27(f), 28
Traditional Knowledge Associated to Genetic Resources
Traditional use Section 7
Access by foreign entities or individuals Section 14

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme