Pursuant to Section 80 of Republic Act No. , otherwise known as “The Indigenous. Peoples’ Rights Act of ” (IPRA), the following rules and regulations. R.A. No. —The Indigenous Peoples Rights Act (IPRA) of the laws of the central administration of the Republic of the Philippines. Name: Indigenous Peoples Rights Act of (R.A. No. ). Country: Philippines. Subject(s): Indigenous and tribal peoples. Type of legislation: Law, Act.

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Indigenous Peoples Rights Act (Republic Act No. of ).

The Philippines did not immediately support the draft. In case of conflicting claims among individual or indigenous corporate claimants, the Ancestral domains Iprz shall cause the contending parties to meet and assist them in coming up with a preliminary resolution of the conflict, without prejudice to its full adjudication according to Sec. The main criticism concerning R.

It was organized by the Subcommission of Cultural Communities and Traditional Arts, a subcommission of the NCCA, along with the local governments, government agencies, nongovernmental organizations and private companies with the theme of “Katutubong Filipino para sa Kalikasan at Kapayapaan” [“Native Filipinos for Nature and Peace”].

Provided, furthermore, That basic services and livelihood shall be provided to them to ensure that their needs are adequately addressed: Endorsement to NCIP – Within fifteen 15 days from publication, and of the inspection process, the Ancestral Domains Office shall prepare a report to the NCIP endorsing a favorable action upon a claim that is deemed to have sufficient proof.

Laq land owners are given the right to transfer these ancestral lands and the right to redeem ancestral lands lost through vitiated consent. Regional and Field Offices.

Indigenous Peoples Rights Act 1997 (Republic Act No. 8371 of 1997).

Accordingly, the State shall take effective measures, in cooperation with the burial sites, be preserved, respected and protected. Provided, That the seven 7 Commissioners shall be appointed specifically from each of the following ethnographic areas: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. As a vulnerable group, special attention is given for the “immediate, effective and continuing improvement of their economic and social conditions.

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Ancestral domains shall be the private property of indigenous peoples; in return, indigenous peoples shall have the responsibility of maintaining the ecology and restoring denuded areas.

Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Act of 1997

The provisions las not result in “the diminution of rights and privileges already recognized and afforded to these groups under existing laws of general application. Punishable Acts and Applicable Penalties. Chapter VI provides for the recognition of the cultural integrity of indigenous peoples, and for their intellectual property rights with respect to cultural and religious property.

Right in Case of Displacement. Provide, That communal rights under this Act shall not be construed as co-ownership as provided in Republic Act.

Philippines – Indigenous Peoples Rights Act of (R.A. No. ).

To hold any person in contempt, directly or indirectly, and impose appropriate penalties therefor; and d. The State shall provide full access to education, maternal and child care, health and nutrition, and housing services to indigenous women.

Historians have pointed out that most indigenous groups in the Philippines have been in the archipelago prior to Spanish occupation in the 15th century. In all proceedings for the identification or delineation of the ancestral domains as herein provided, the Director of Lands shall represent the interest of the Republic of the Philippines; and g.

Provided, finally, Lzw the all extractions shall be used to facilitate the development and improvement of the ancestral domains. Views Read Edit View history. They shall ipga the right to special measures to control, develop and protect their sciences, technologies and cultural manifestations, including human and ilra genetic resources, seeds, including derivatives of these resources, traditional medicines and health practices, vital medicinal plants, animals and minerals, indigenous knowledge systems and practices, knowledge of the properties of fauna and flora, oral traditions, literature, designs, and visual and performing arts.


Preparation of Maps – On the basis of such investigation lzw the findings of fact based thereon, the Ancestral Domains Office of the NCIP shall prepare a perimeter map, complete with technical descriptions, and a description of the natural features and landmarks embraced therein; f.

Provided, further, That laa action for cancellation shall be initiated within two 2 years from the effectivity of this Act: The Ancestral Domains office shall reject any claim that is deemed patently false or fraudulent after inspection and verification. The office shall be headed by an Executive Director who shall be appointed by the President of the Republic of the Philippines upon the recommendation of the NCIP on a permanent basis.

Provided, That such procedure shall ensure that the rights of possessors in good faith shall be respected: Thereafter, such sums as may be necessary for its continued implementation shall be included in the annual General Appropriations Act. Right to Determine and Decide Priorities for Development.

It likewise covers sustainable traditional resource rights. Insular Government, the court has recognized long occupancy of land by an indigenous member of the cultural communities as one of private ownership, which, in legal concept, is rs “native title”. To enjoin any or all acts involving or arising from any case pending therefore it which, if not restrained forthwith, may cause grave or irreparable damage to any of the parties to the case or seriously affect social or economic activity.