Philippine Mining Laws and Policies

 

 

For the past laws and polices on Philippine mineral resources, click summary_past_mining_laws.doc
Below is a list of the current mining laws and policies.

I. MINING ACT OF 1995

II. REVISED IRR OF MINING ACT OF 1995

III. AMENDMENTS TO REVISED IRR OF MINING ACT OF 1995

1. DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDERS

DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO 97-06
Prescribing A Uniform Rate For Area Clearance Fees Of DENR Sectors Other Than The Mines And Geosciences Bureau For Mining Rights Applications

DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO 97-07
Authorizing The Director Of Mines And Geosciences Bureau To Operationalize The Interim organizational Units

DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 97-10
Standard Costs and Fees For Various Services of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau

DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 97-11
Providing A Line Organization Of The Mines And Geosciences Bureau And For Other Purposes

DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 97 – 30
Small-Scale Mine Safety Rules And Regulations

DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 97-38
Chemical Control Order For Mercury And Mercury Compounds

DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 97-39
Chemical Control Order For Cyanide And Cyanide Compounds

DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 98-67
Guidelines For The Identification, Declaration And Award Of Areas Suitable For Salt Production Section I. Statement of Policy

DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 99-03
Guidelines Governing the Utilization and Disposition of the Sand and Lahar Materials in the Areas Declared as Mineral Reservation Established Under Proclamation No. 66 and Other Lahar-Affected Areas in the Provinces of Pampanga, Tarlac and Zambales

DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 99-07
Amendment to Item No. 1.0 of DAO No.97-10 re: Standard Costs and Fees for Various Services of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Relative to Mining Rights

DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 99-08
Amending DENR Administrative Order No. 98-67

DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 99-09
Adopting Revised Statistical Reporting Forms and Amending Certain Sections of Dao 10, Series of 1994

DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 99-33
Submission By Subdivision / Housing Project Proponents Of Engineering‑Structural Ecological Assessment As Additional Requirement For ECC Applications

DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 99 – 56
Guidelines Establishing The Fiscal Regime Of Financial Or Technical Assistance Agreements

DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 99 – 57
Amendments To Department Administrative Order No. 96-40 Or The “Revised Implementing Rules And Regulations Of Republic Act No. 7942, Otherwise Known As The ‘Philippine Mining Act Of 1995’”

DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 2000 -16
Rates Of Fees For Certain Administrative Services Rendered

DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 2000 – 25
Implementing Rules and Regulations on Executive Order No. 153 – “Authorizing the Utilization of Offshore Areas Not Covered by Approved Mining Permits and Contracts as Sources of Dredgefill Materials for Government Reclamation Projects and for Other Purposes”

DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 2000 – 28
Implementing Guidelines on Engineering Geological and Geohazard Assessment as Additional Requirement for ECC Applications covering Subdivision, Housing and other Land Development and Infrastructure Projects

DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 2000 – 39
Rules and Regulations in the Issuance of Onshore Special Minerals Extraction Permits (SMEP) to Qua1ified Government Entities/Instrumentalities for Government Projects

DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 2000 – 61
Amendment To Department Administrative Order No. 99-57, Entitled “Amendments To DAO No. 96-40 or The Revised Implementing Rules And Regulations Of Republic Act No. 7942, Otherwise Known As The ‘Philippine Mining Act Of 1995’

DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 2000 –71
Standard Costs And Fees For Various Services Of The Mines And Geosciences Bureau

DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 2000-98
Mine Safety and Health Standards

DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 2000-99
Amendments to Sections 134-136 of DENR Administrative Order No. 96-40, the Revised Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 7942, otherwise known as the “Philippine Mining Act of 1995”

DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 2000-101
Amendments to the Rules and Regulations of the National Pollution Control Commission (1978) Incorporating Permit Regulations Governing Mine Wastes and Mill Tailings Storage Structures\

DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 2001 – 17
Guidelines For Delineating / Delimiting Municipal Water

DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 2001-35
Guidelines In The Declaration And Establishment Of Communal Extraction Area For Sand, Gravel, Ordinary Earth And/Or Related Materials In Each Province Or Highly Urbanized Independent Component City For Housing And/Or Other Personal Construction Needs

DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 2002-01
Amending Section 4 (Program Management) of DENR Administrative Order (DAO) No. 2000–102 Entitled “Establishing the National Support Program on Local Environment and Natural Resources Planning And Management (ENRPM)”

DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 2002-04
Rules and Regulation Governing the Issuance of Permits for Treasure Hunting, Shipwreck/ Sunken Vessel Recovery and Disposition of Recovered Treasures/Valuable Cargoes, Including Hoarded Hidden Treasures

DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 2002-07
Establishment of PENRO Office in Ipil, Zamboaga Sibugay Province

DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 2002-08
Strengthening the Coastal Environment Program (CEP) Through the Establishment of the Coastal and Marine Management Office (CMMO) as the National Coordinating Office For All Coastal and Marine Environment Activities

DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 2002-16
DENR-EMB National Environmental User’s Fee of 2002

DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 2002-17
Defining the Organizational Structure and Major Responsibilities of the Environmental Management Bureau as a line Bureau by virtue of Section 34 of the Philippine Clean Air Act of 1999 (RA 8749)

DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 2002-18
Declaring an Emergency Situation in the Diwalwal Gold Rush Area and Providing the Interim Guidelines to Address the Critical Environment and Social Consequences Therein

ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 2002-34
Amendment of DAO 98-67 To Expand Its Section 7 To Include Reporting Of Salt Production, Sales And Employment

DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 2002-35
Guidelines Governing The Management Of The Diwalwal Mining Areas And Vicinity As Mineral Reservation And Environmentally Critical Area Pursuant To Proclamation No. 297 And For Other Purposes

DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 2003-46
Amendments to DENR Administrative Order No. 96-40, as amended, or the “Revised Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 7942, otherwise known as the Philippine Mining Act of 1995”

DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 2004-33
Amendments to DENR Administrative Order No. 2002-04, otherwise known as the “Rules and Regulations Governing the Issuance of Permits for Treasure Hunting, Shipwreck/Sunken Vessel Recovery and Disposition of Recovered Treasures/Valuable Cargoes, Including Hoarded Hidden Treasures

DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 2004-54
Amendments to DENR Administrative Order No. 96-40, The Revised Implementing Rules and Regulations of the Philippine Mining Act of 1995, as amended.

DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER No. 2005 – 07
Amendments to Chapter XVIII of DENR Administrative Order No. 96–40, As Amended, Providing for the Establishment of a Final
Mine Rehabilitation and Decommissioning Fund

DEPARTMENT ADMINISTRATIVE NO. 2005-08
Providing for new fees and charges for various services of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau

DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 2005-15
Amendments to Department Administrative Order No. 96-40, as amended, or the “Revised Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 7942, otherwise known as the ‘Philippine Mining Act of 1995’ ” To provide for the Exploration Permit or Financial or Technical Assistance Agreement as the Initial Mode of Entry in the Conduct of Mineral Exploration and for Other Purposes

2. DENR MEMORANDUM CIRCULARS

DENR MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 97 – 05
Procedural Guidelines in the Creation of Provincial/City Mining Regulatory Boards

DENR MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 97 – 06
Issuances Of Free Patents, Mining Concessions, Leases And Certificates Of Stewardship In Areas Covered By The Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA)

DENR MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 98 – 02
Interim Guidelines In The Processing Of Mining Applications Consistent With Republic Act No. 8371

DENR MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 98 – 03
Guidelines In The Issuance Of Area Status And Clearance Or Consent For Mining Applications

DENR MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 98 – 11
Moratorium On Approval Of FTAA’s

DENR MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 2000-01
Errata to Some Provisions of the DENR Memorandum Order. No. 99-32 (DMO 99-32) on Policy Guidelines and Standards for Mine Wastes and Mill Tailings Management dated November 24, 1999

DENR MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 2000-10
List Of Classified Water Bodies In 1999

DENR MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 2001 – 09
List Of Classified Water Bodies In 2000

DENR MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO.2002-01
Initial Designation Of Airshed For Metro Manila

DENR MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 2002-03
Interim Guidelines for the Designation of an Airshed

DENR MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 2002-04
List of Classified Water Bodies In 2001

DENR MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 2002-07
Implementation of EO 103 Dividing Region IV Into Region IV-A And Region IV-B and Transferring the Province of Aurora to Region III

3. DENR MEMORANDUM

DENR MEMORANDUM Dated September 17, 2002
Additional Guidelines In The Implementation Of The Mandatory September 15, 1997 Deadline For The Filing Of Mineral Agreement Applications By Holders Of Valid And Existing Mining Claims Of Lease/Quarry Applications And For Other Purposes

4. DENR MEMORANDUM ORDERS

DENR MEMORANDUM ORDER NO. 97-03
Policy In Rationalizing The Diwalwal Gold Rush Mining Operations

DENR MEMORANDUM ORDER NO. 97-07
Guidelines In The Implementation Of The Mandatory September 15, 1997 Deadline For The Filing Of Mineral Agreement Applications By Holders Of Valid And Existing Mining Claims And Lease/Quarry Applications And For Other Purposes

DENR MEMORANDUM ORDER NO. 98-01
Moratorium On All Mining And Mining-Related Activities In The Diwalwal Gold Rush Area

DENR MEMORANDUM ORDER No. 98 – 03
Guidelines in the Issuance of Area Status and Clearance or Consent for Mining Applications

DENR MEMORANDUM ORDER NO 98-06
Moratorium on the Acceptance of All New Applications and the Approval of All Pending Applications for Small-Scale Mining Permits, Quarrying Permits, Mining Contracts/ Agreements, and Corresponding ECCs, in the Municipality of Rodriguez (formerly Montalban), Province of Rizal

DENR MEMORANDUM ORDER NO 98-08
Amending Memorandum Order No. 98-06 Regarding The Moratorium On The Acceptance Of all New Applications For Small Scale Mining Permits, Quarrying Permits, Mining Contracts, Agreements And Corresponding ECC’s In The Municipality Of Rodriguez, Province Of Rizal

DENR MEMORANDUM ORDER NO. 98 – 11
Moratorium On The Acceptance Of All New Application And The Approval Of All Pending Applications For Sand And Gravel Permits Along Lagnas River And Its Tributaries At Sariaya, Quezon

DENR MEMORANDUM ORDER NO. 98 – 19
Interim Authority to Transport Ores Already Extracted and not Included in the Writ of Injunction Issued by the Court of Appeals in CA-G.R. SP No. 47293, Entitled Mt. Diwata Upper Ulip Tribal Association, Et Al., Vs. Monkayo Integrated Small-Scale Miner’s Association (MISSMA)

DENR MEMORANDUM ORDER NO. 98-20
Suspending DENR Memorandum Order No. 98-19 and Directing the Enforcement of the Presidential Memorandum of September 23, 1998 for the Stoppage of Illegal Mining Operations in Diwalwal

DENR MEMORANDUM ORDER NO. 99-03
Procedural Guidelines in the Processing and Issuance of Special Quarry Permit and Sand and Gravel Permit to Extract Sand and Lahar Materials in the Mineral Reservations Established and Declared Under Proclamation No. 66 and Other Lahar-Affected Areas in the Provinces of Pampanga, Tarlac, and Zambales

DENR MEMORANDUM ORDER NO. 99-08
Rationalization of the Mining/Quarrying Operations in Rodriguez and San Mateo, Province of Rizal

DENR MEMORANDUM ORDER NO. 99-10
Guidelines in the Determination of Qualified Persons for Mining Applications and Mining Rights

DENR MEMORANDUM ORDER NO. 99-11
Amending Section 4d of Memorandum Order No. 99-03 “The Procedural Guidelines in the Processing and Issuance of Special Quarry Permit and Sand and Gravel Permit to Extract Sand and Lahar Materials in the Mineral Reservation Established and Declared under Proclamation No. 66 and Other Lahar-Affected Areas in the Provinces of Pampanga, Tarlac and Zambales

DENR MEMORANDUM ORDER NO. 99-16
Special Task Force On Priority Programs And Economic Affairs Action Plan For The Rehabilitation, Development, Protection And Maintenance Of The Marikina Watershed Reservation And The Marikina-Wawa River Basin; The Creation Of Task Force Marikina Watershed Development Center And Providing Funds For The Purpose

DENR MEMORANDUM ORDER NO. 99‑26
Amending Certain Provisions Of Memorandum Order No. 96-04 Re: Publication And Submission To The UP Law Center Of Rules And Regulations Adopted By The Department

DENR MEMORANDUM ORDER NO. 99 – 32
Policy Guidelines and Standards for Mine Wastes and Mill Tailings Management

DENR MEMORANDUM ORDER NO. 99 – 34
Clarificatory Guidelines In The Implementation Of DENR Administrative Order No. 96-40 Or “Revised Implementing Rules And Regulations Of Republic Act No. 7942 Otherwise Known As The ‘Philippine Mining Act Of 1995’ “

DENR MEMORANDUM ORDER NO. 2000-01
Compliance With The Transitory Provision Of DMO No. 99-10

DENR MEMORAMDUM ORDER NO. 2000-03
Final Extension Of Deadline For Compliance With The Transitory Provision Of DENR Memorandum Order No. 99-10 And For Other Related Purposes

DENR MEMORANDUM ORDER NO. 2002-09
Coverage of Administrative Order No. 2002-18 and the Diwalwal Gold Rush Area in Mt. Diwata, Monkayo, Compostela Valley Province

DENR MEMORANDUM ORDER NO. 2002-11
Guidelines In The Collection And Allocation Of Share Of The Natural Resources Development Corporation And Service Fee Of Service Contractors In Connection With The Diwalwal Direct State Development Project

DENR MEMORANDUM ORDER NO. 2003-08
Simplification of Procedures in the Issuance of Mining Contracts and Permits

DENR MEMORANDUM ORDER NO. 2004-09
Simplification of Procedures in the Issuance of Mining Contracts and Permits

DENR MEMORANDUM ORDER NO. 2004-10
Procedural Guidelines in the Evaluation of Mining Project Feasibility and Applications for Mineral Processing Permits and Mineral Agreements in the Development or Operating Period

DENR MEMORANDUM ORDER. NO. 2005-13 – Declaring as Final and Executory the Cancellation of Sixty-Five (65) Non-Performing Mining Tenements Pursuant to DENR Memorandum Order No. 2005-03

DENR MEMORANDUM ORDER NO. 2006-01 – Suspension of the Implementation of the System of Mandatory Environmental Insurance Coverage (MEIC) Requirements of DAO 2005-06

5. DENR SPECIAL ORDERS

DENR SPECIAL ORDER NO. 98 – 83
Amendment To Special Order No. 96-874 Dated September 4, 1996 Designating Atty. Danilo D. Luna As Chief, MAB Secretariat and Additional Members To The MAB Secretariat As Legal Officers And Technical Support

DENR SPECIAL ORDER NO. 99-378
Creation of a Task Force to Inspect the Area Covered by the Small Scale Mining Permit of Mati Small Scale Miners Association in Connection with their Application for a Timber Cutting Permit

DENR SPECIAL ORDER NO. 99-461
Amendment To Special Orders 97-218 And 98-83 Reconstituting The Secretariat Support Of The Mines Adjudication Board (MAB)

DENR SPECIAL ORDER NO. 99-473
Redefining the Functions/Assignments of DENR Senior Officials

DENR SPECIAL ORDER NO. 99-942
Designation Of Personnel To The DENR Geohazards Assessment Team

DENR SPECIAL ORDER NO. 99 ‑ 983
Amendment To DENR Special Order No. 98-02 Amending Special Order No. 96-1101, Further Amending Special Order No. 95‑1585 Creating The Regional Panel Of Arbitrators

DENR SPECIAL ORDER NO. 99‑984
Amending Special Order No. 99‑473 Re: Redefining The Functions/Assignments Of DENR Senior Officials

DENR SPECIAL ORDER NO. 99-1495
Reassignment of Regional Directors and OIC-Regional Directors of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau

DENR SPECIAL ORDER NO. 2000-915
Creation of a Team to Conduct Reconnaissance Survey and Assessment of Priority Sites in Connection with the MGB and ERDB Joint Research Project on Rehabilitation of Mining-Affected Lands

DENR SPECIAL ORDER NO. 2000-961
Amending Department Order No. 98-1096, Series of 1998
Re:Creation of the Compostela Valley Provincial Mining Regulatory Board Pursuant to R.A. 7076 and R.A. 7942 and Their Implementing Rules and Regulation

DENR SPECIAL ORDER NO. 2002-619
Diwalwal Technical Working Group

DENR SPECIAL ORDER NO. 2002-638
Designating Horacio C. Ramos, Director, Mines & Geosciences Bureau, as Project Director of the Diwalwal Direct State Development Project

DENR SPECIAL ORDER NO. 2002- 660
Creation of A Special Team to Evaluate the Social and Environmental Implication and Sustainability of the Pebble Picking Activities in Brgy. Caruan, Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte

6. MGB MEMORANDUM ORDER

MGB MEMORANDUM ORDER NO. 97-02
Procedural Guidelines For The Withdrawal Of Mining Applications And Relinquishment Of Areas Covered By Approved Mining Rights

7. MGB MEMORANDA

MGB MEMORANDUM dated September 11, 1997
Clarification on DENR Memorandum Order No. 97-07

MGB MEMORANDUM dated September 22, 1997
Application Fee For Request Of Certification For Environmental Management And Community Relations Record (CEMCRR) dated

MGB MEMORANDUM
Transmitting And Further Clarifying MGB Memorandum Order NO. 97-02

MGB MEMORANDUM dated October 7, 1998
Clarifying Additional Documents To Be Submitted In Connection With The Approval Of The IRR Of The Indigenous Peoples Right Act to support of mining applications

MGB MEMORANDUM dated November 10, 1998
Transmitting NCIP Administrative Order No. 3 Providing Supplemental Guidelines in the Issuance of NCIP Certification and Free and Prior Informed Consent in Connection with Application for Lease, permit, License and Order Forms of Concessions in Ancestral Domains

MGB MEMORANDUM dated February 3, 2000
Extension Of Compliance With And Other Clarifications To DENR Memorandum Order No. 99-10

MGB MEMORANDUM dated February 28, 2000
Clarification On Section 12 Of DAO No. 99- 57 Re: Maximum Areas For Large-Scale Quarry Operations

MGB MEMORANDUM dated April 13, 2000
Amendment Fee

MGB MEMORANDUM dated May 5, 2000
Conversion Fee Of Mineral Agreement Application To Exploration Permit Application

8. MGB MEMORANDUM CIRCULARS

MGB MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 97-24
Delegation Of Authority On Deputation/ Arrest/ Confiscations

MGB MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 98-01
Delegation Of Authority On The Cancellation Of Mining Applications

MGB MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 98-25
Acceptance, Processing and Evaluation of Mining Applications Over Mineral Reservation Areas

MGB MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 2000 – 33
Guidelines and Outline/Checklist for the Preparation of an Engineering Geological and Geohazard Assessment Report (EGGAR) as per DAO No. 2000-28

MGB MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 2000-38
Guidelines in the Denial of Mining Applications pursuant to DENR Memorandum Orders No. 99-10 and 2000-03

MGB MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 2006-71
Procedural Guidelines in the Acceptance and Processing of Exploration Permit Applications Pursuant to DENR Administrative Order No. 2005-15

9. MGB SPECIAL ORDERS

MGB SPECIAL ORDER NO. 4190
Creation of the Diwalwal Feasibility Study and Management Group in the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) to Provide Technical Assistance to the Over-All Diwalwal Technical Working Group Created Under the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)

MGB SPECIAL ORDER NO. 2002-4196
Creation of the Program Steering Committee and Teams for the MGB-CO Greening Program

IV. OTHER RELEVANT POLICIES AND DECISIONS

1. EXECUTIVE ORDERS

EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 469
Creating the Minerals Development Council, Defining its Powers and Functions.

EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 45
Prescribing Time Periods For Issuance of Housing Related Certifications, Clearances and Permits, and Imposing Sanctions For Failure To Observe the Same

EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 96
Creating the Atlas Commission and Defining Its Powers and Functions

EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 98
Directing All Government Agencies, Instrumentalities, Local Government Units, And Government‑Owned And/Or Controlled Corporations (GOCCs) To Include The Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) As Part Of The Essential Requirements In All Applications For A Government Permit, License, Clearance, Official Paper Or Document

EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 153
Authorizing The Utilization Of Offshore Areas Not Covered By Approved Mining Permits And Contracts As Sources Of Dredgefill Materials For Government Reclamation Projects And For Other Purposes

EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 109
Streamlining the Rules and Procedures on the Review and Approval of All Contracts of Departments, Bureaus, Offices and Agencies of the Government, Including Government-Owned or Controlled Corporations and Their Subsidiaries

EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 200
Authorizing The Issuance Of Onshore Special Minerals Extraction Permits To Qualified Government Entities / Instrumentalities For Government Projects

EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 406
Institutionalizing The Philippine Economic-Environmental And Natural Resources Accounting System & Creating Units Within The Organizational Structure Of The Dept. Of Environment & Natural Resources (DENR) , National Economic And Development Authority (NEDA), and National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB)

EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 270-A
Amending certain provisions of Executive Order No. 270

EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 270
National Policy Agenda on Revitalizing Mining in the Philippines

2. MALACAÑANG MEMORANDUM ORDER / CIRCULARS

MEMORANDUM ORDER NO. 460
Providing For The Creation Of A Task Force On Mt. Diwalwal

MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 67
Directing the operationalization of the Minerals Action Plan for Mineral Resources Development

3. PROCLAMATION ORDERS

PROCLAMATION ORDER NO. 66
Declaring the Lahar Affected Rivers and Embankment Areas in the Provinces of Pampanga, Tarlac and Zambales as Environmentally Critical Areas and as Mineral Reservation Under the Direct Supervision and Control of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources

PROCLAMATION NO. 72
Establishing Safety And Exclusion Zones For Offshore Natural Gas Wells, Flowlines, Platform, Pipelines, Loading Buoy And Other Related Facilities For The Malampaya Deep Water Gas-To-Power Project Over Certain Waters And Submerged Lands Adjacent To, Batangas, Mindoro And Palawan

Rules and Operating Guidelines To Implement And Enforce The Safety And Exclusion Zones Established Under Proclamation No. 72, Series Of 2001

PROCLAMATION NO. 183
Revoking Proclamation No. 66, Series Of 1999, Declaring the Lahar-Affected Rivers and Embankment Areas in the Provinces of Pampanga, Tarlac and Zambales as Environmentally Critical Areas and as Mineral Reservation Under the Direct Supervision and Control of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources

PROCLAMATION NO. 297
Excluding A Certain Area From The Operation Of Proclamation No. 369 Dated February 27, 1931, And Declaring The Same As Mineral Reservation And As Environmentally Critical Area

PROCLAMATION NO. 1250
Exclusion Of Mineral Resource-Rich Areas Of Cagraray Island, Albay From The Bicol Region Tourism Master Plan

4. REPUBLIC ACT

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7076
An Act Creating A People’s Small-Scale Mining Program And For Other Purposes

Implementing Rules and Regulations of RA 7076

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8371
An Act To Recognize, Protect And Promote The Rights Of Indigenous Cultural Communities/ Indigenous Peoples, Creating A National Commission On Indigenous Peoples, Establishing Implementing Mechanisms, Appropriating Funds Therefore, And For Other Purposes

5. PRESIDENTIAL DECREE

PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 1899
Establishing Small-Scale Mining As A New Dimension In Mineral Development

6. OTHER RELATED POLICIES

DENR-DOT MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR 98-02
Guidelines For Eco-tourism For Development Of The Philippines

MEMORANDUM OF AGREEEMENT BY/BETWEEN DENR, RIZAL PROVINCIAL GOVT. AND PNP-RIZAL
Memorandum of Agreement by/between DENR, Rizal Provincial Government and PNP-Rizal Relative to DENR Memorandum Order No. 99-08

MEMORANDUM OF AGREEEMENT
Memorandum Of Agreement Between DOTC/ DENR/DA/DILG

SOCIAL SECURITY SYSTEM CIRCULAR No. 13-A
Implementing Rules And Regulations On Processing Of Applications For Retirement Of Underground Mine Workers

NCIP ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 3, Series of 2002
Revised Guidelines For The Issuance Of Certification Precondition And The Free And Prior Informed Consent In Connection With Applications For License, Permit, Agreement Or Concession To Implement And Or Operate Programs/Projects/Plans/Business Or Investments Including Other Similar Or Analogous Activities Or Undertaking That Do Not Involve Issuance Of License, Permit, Agreement Or Concession But Requires The Free And Prior Informed Consent Of ICC/IP Community In Ancestral Domain Areas In Accordance With R.A. 8371

JOINT DENR-NCIP MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 2003-01
Harmonization of the Implementation of the Indigenous Peoples Rights Act (IPRA) and Environment and Natural Resources Laws and Policies

JOINT DENR-DTI MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 2003-02
Establishment of a Mining Investment Assistance Center

7. MINES ADJUDICATION BOARD RESOLUTIONS

Resolution
Approved & Signed: May 22, 1997

Rules on Pleading, Practice and Procedure

Significant Provisions

Resolution
Approved & Signed: May 6, 1999

8. OTHER ORDERS

Order Lifting the Suspension of the Quarrying Operation of Huang Construction Corporation at Sta. Barbara, Iba, Zambales Covered By ISGP No. III-01-97

Temporary Suspension of Processing of All Mining Applications Covering Offshore Areas

Deputizing General Hermogenes E. Ebdane, Jr., Chief, Philippine Natonal Police, and Other Pnp Officers and Personnel He May Designate Under His Command, To Implement the DENR Stoppage Order and Other Instructions/ Issuances on the Diwalwal Gold-Rush Area

Stoppage of the Diwalwal Mining Operations

Source: http://www.mgb.gov.ph

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