City Council and Negros Oriental

Topics: Negros Oriental, City council, Culture Pages: 4 (1018 words) Published: October 9, 2012
Republic of the Philippines )
Municipality of Amlan ) S.S.

Date: September 10, 2012

To: Hon. Bentham De la Cruz
Municipal Mayor
Amlan, Negros Oriental

- Vice Mayor- Carmen G. Tan
Amlan, Negros Oriental

* And other Members of the Sangguniang Bayan Concerned

Negros Oriental

Mdm. Ronita D. Capuno
Provincial Officer
NCIP-Negros Oriental

Fr: The Tribal Chieftains, Council of Elders/Leaders and Members of both the Bukidnon Tribe and the Ata –Negritos Tribe in Negros Oriental


Sir/ Ma’am:

In compliance to the DILG Memorandum Circular No. 2010-119 dated October 20, 2010 duly signed by SILG Jesse Robredo and pursuant to Section 16 of Republic Act No. 8371 or otherwise known as the “Indigenous Peoples Rights Act of 1997 ( IPRA LAW OF 1997 ), quote;

“Indigenous Cultural Communities/ Indigenous Peoples have the right to participate fully, if they so choose, at all levels of decision-making in matters which may affect their rights, lives and destinies through procedures determined by them as well as to maintain and develop their own indigenous political structures. Consequently, the state shall ensure that the ICC’s/IP’s shall be given mandatory representation in policy-making bodies and other local legislative councils.”

In addition to that, Section 6, Part I Rule IV of the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples Administrative Order No. 1, series of 1998, or the Implementing Rules and Regulations of the Republic Act No. 8371, provides that the ICC’s/IP’s shall be provided mandatory representation in all policy-making bodies and other local legislative councils.

The undersigned Tribal Chieftains,...
Continue Reading

Please join StudyMode to read the full document

You May Also Find These Documents Helpful

  • City Council Essay
  • City Council Essay
  • Tourism in 1st District of Negros Oriental Essay
  • City Council Essay
  • Essay about City Council
  • Case Analysis: City Council Politics Essay
  • Bio Field Ecology in a Site at Bacong, Negros Oriental Essay
  • The Implementation of Nutrition Care Process in Negros Oriental Provincial Hospital in Dumaguete City and Negros Oriental Research Paper

Become a StudyMode Member

Sign Up - It's Free