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A. RULES OF PROCEDURE FOR THE ADJUDICATION OF FISHERIES LAW CASES

  • RPAC - These Rules shall be known as “THE RULES OF PROCEDURE FOR THE ADJUDICATION OF FISHERIES LAW CASES.” 

B. REPUBLIC ACT

  • RA No. 7586 - An act providing for the establishment and management of National Integrated Protected Areas System, defining its scope and coverage, and for other purposes.
  • RA No. 7611 - An act adopting the strategic environment plan for Palawan, creating the administrative machinery to its implementation, converting the Palawan integrated area development Project Office to its Support Staff, Providing Funds therefor, and for other purposes.
  • RA No. 8550 - An act to prevent, deter and eliminate illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, amending republic act no. 8550, otherwise known as “The Philippine Fisheries Code of 1998,” and for other purposes
  • RA No. 9147 July 30, 2001 - An act providing for the conservation and protection of wildlife resources and their habitats, appropriating funds therefor and for other purposes.
  • RA No. 10654  - An act providing for the development, management and conservation of the Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, integrating all laws pertinent thereto, and for other purposes.

C. IMPLEMENTING RULES AND REGULATIONS

  • IRR of RA No. 7586 - Also known as The National Integrated Protected Areas System (NIPAS) Act of 1992.
  • IRR of RA No. 7611 - Amended Rules and Regulations Implementing the Strategic Environmental Plan for Palawan Act.
  • IRR of RA No. 8550 - This act shall be known as The Philippine Fisheries Code of 1998. An act providing for the development, management and conservation of the Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, integrating all laws pertinent thereto, and for other purposes.
  • IRR of RA No. 9147 July 30, 2001 - Joint Implementing Rules and regulations Pursuant to Republic Act 9174: An act providing for the conservation and protection of wildlife resources and their habitats, appropriating funds therefor and for other purposes.
  • IRR of RA No. 10654 - The Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 8550 as amended by Republic Act No. 10654. An act to prevent, deter and eliminate illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, amending republic act no. 8550, otherwise known as “The Philippine Fisheries Code of 1998,” and for other purposes

 

FISHERIES ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER

  • FAO 192Strengthening of the Fisheries Quarantine Service (FQS) in the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources and in the Department of Agriculture Regional Field Units, and prescribing rules, regulations, and procedures thereof.
  • FAO 192-1 - Amending Section 3 of Fisheries Administrative Order No. 192 Series of 1997.
  • FAO 193 - Ban on the taking or catching, selling, purchasing and possessing, transporting and exporting of Whale Sharks and Manta Rays.
  • FAO 194 - Moratorium on Commercial Fishing Vessels in Lingayen Gulf.
  • FAO 195 - Rules and Regulations Governing Importation of Fresh/Chilled/Frozen Fish and Fishery/Aquatic Products
  • FAO 196 - Guidelines on the Creation and Implementation of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Management Councils (FARMCs)
  • FAO 197 - Rules and Regulations governing the lease of public lands for fishpond development.
  • FAO 198 - Rules and Regulations on Commercial Fishing.
  • FAO 199 - Guidelines on Fish Transshipment
  • FAO 200 - Guidelines and Procedures in Implementing Section 87 of the Philippine Fisheries Code of 1998
  • FAO 201 - Ban of fishing with active gear
  • FAO 202 - Ban on Coral Exploitation and Exportation
  • FAO 203 - Banning fishing by means of “muro-ami” and the like, destructive to coral reefs and other marine habitat
  • FAO 204 - Restricting the use of superlights in fishing
  • FAO 205 - Price list of tilapia fingerlings and breeder and carp fingerlings for sale by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources
  • FAO 206 - Disposal of confiscated fish and other items in fishing through explosives and noxious or poisonous substances
  • FAO 207 - Prohibiting the importation and culture of imported live shrimp and prawn of all stages.
  • FAO 208 - Conservation of rare, threatened and endangered fishery species.
  • FAO 209 - Guideline on the production, harvesting, handling and transportation of shellfish for implementation of the local government.
  • FAO 210 - Rules and Regulations on the exportation of fresh, chilled and frozen fish and fishery/aquatic products
  • FAO 211 - Requirements for pre-processing and processing plants, the SSOP thereof and the processing and quality requirements for shellfish.
  • FAO 212 - Guideline on the implementation of HACCP system
  • FAO 213 - Establishment and maintenance of BFAR’s quality laboratories and collection of fees and charges for examination services
  • FAO 214 - Code of Practice for Aquaculture
  • FAO 215 - Insurance for aquaculture crops/stocks.
  • FAO 216 - Obstruction to navigation in streams, rivers, lakes and bays
  • FAO 217 - Obstruction to Defined Migration Paths
  • FAO 218 - Yearly Report on Aquaculture Projects
  • FAO 219 - Collection of fees for documents and services
  • FAO 220 - Operation of the Fish Health Laboratories and collection of fees and charges therefore.