Presidential Communications Operations Office



  PIA Bldg, Visayas Ave, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
  Thursday, 17 October 2019 News Before 1 Feb 2012. Click for Latest
Web PIA  
 
home
 
about
 
fotos
 
info
 
links
 
ncrr01carr02r03calmimr05r06r07r08r09r10r11r12r13
 << October 2019 >> 
S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31
Special News Editions:
English.Tagalog.Cebuano
Ilocano.Waray.Hiligaynon
Pangasinan.Other
PIA Specials:
NEW! Cabinet Officials
Jobs.Slides.Specials.Ads. Events.ASEAN.Multimedia
Visitors since 15 Feb 2011:
PIA News Archive:
English.Tagalog.Cebuano
Waray.Hiligaynon.Ilocano
Pangasinan.All
PIA Archive News Reader

PIA Press Release
2010/02/27

NCIP commissioner clarifies Baguio dairy farm calt issue

by Lito Dar

Baguio City (27 February) -- The National Commission on Indigenous People (NCIP) En Banc's decision of awarding a Certificate of Ancestral Land Title (CALT) to a 78-hectare Baguio Dairy Farm lot is based on the evidences and facts presented.

This was stressed by NCIP Commissioner Eugenio Ensigne in a press briefing Thursday.

According to Ensigne, he was out of the country when the other NCIP commissioners En Banc, decided on the case. He also explained that he is not avoiding the issue, "hindi ko iniiwas ang sarili ko, though I also agree that the decision was correct, as it is based on the evidences and facts presented," Ensigne said.

The NCIP commissioner En Banc, acting as a judicial body, decided on the case through a majority vote and the Department of Justice through a resolution also provides basis for NCIP to grant CALTs in Baguio City, Ensigne added.

Ensigne also stressed that the NCIP also welcomes any legal petitions against the Commission's resolution on the involved Dairy Farm Lot and that they are also willing to repeal the resolutions if the court so orders.

The case should be put into close and if there are any other petitions, it should be brought into the proper and legal procedure, in the hand of an impartial body to resolve and not through media attacks, Ensigne said. If there were really evidences, contradicting the NCIP resolution on the case, then it should be brought to the proper/legal court for resolution, he added.

The 78-hectare Dairy Farm Lot involved in the issue was being disputed by the heirs of Ikang Paus and Mateo Carino, who both claim the disputed lot as part of their ancestral land. The NCIP, through an En Banc Resolution ruled in favor of the heirs of Ikang Paus. (PIA) [top]

|«  prev  next  »|
DAILY NEWS LIST:
»NEDA maintains 2.6-3.6% GDP growth target
»DPWH XI completes P3-B major SONA projects of PGMA
»Mindanao peace group, poll watchdog to hold forum with presidentiables
»Bulawan Festival to retain festive mood, not politics
»2009 trade deficit 39.1% lower than 2008
»Comelec official says election failure scenario is impossible
»Sugar prices continue to rise
»ComVal continues with coop assistance
»Customs bureau exceeds target in January
»Power distributor calls for PGMA's emergency powers
|«  prev  next  »|

Philippine Official Gazette | Office of the President | Presidential Communications Operations Office
For comments and feedback, please email PIA Newsdesk
Copyright © 2005 Philippine Information Agency
PIA Building, Visayas Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City 1101 Philippines