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Presidential Decree no. 463 of 1974 on Mineral Resources Development.

Country/Territory
Philippines
Document type
Legislation
Date
1974
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
Providing for a modernized system of administration and disposition of mineral lands and to promote and encourage the development and exploitation thereof.
Subject
Mineral resources
Keyword
Basic legislation Minerals Mining Access right Concession Exploration Tax/levy Use restrictions Zoning Authorization/permit
Geographical area
Asia, South-Eastern Asia
Abstract

All mineral resources in the Republic of the Philippines are property of the State, which shall promote and supervise for their rational exploration, development, utilization and conservation. Undiscovered mineral quarries shall be explorated and small scale quarries rationalized.

Full text
English

References - Legislation

Amended by

Local Government Code of 1991 (Republic Act No. 7160).

Legislation | Philippines | 1991

Keyword: Agricultural development, Institution, Extension, Offences/penalties, Land-use planning, Land reform

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

Coal Development Act, 1976.

Legislation | Philippines | 1976

Keyword: Coal, Mining, Exploration, Policy/planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX