(f) POWER OF ENTRY Any Sanitary Inspector or duly authorized officer of the Department of Health or of the Provincial, Municipal or City Health Officer, upon presentation of proper credentials may at all reasonable times enter any premises engaged in the manufacture, preparation or packing of any article of food for sale or any premises used for any of the purposes referred to in this Code for the purpose of inspection or any other action necessary for administration of this Code. SERVICE OF NOTICE Whenever an inspection or evaluation report form indicates noncomplying items, the Health Officer of the Province, Municipality or City may cause to be served on the holder of the permit, the manager or occupier a notice requiring him, within the time stated in the notice, to take such remedial action as may be specified therein. In the event within the time stated in the notice, hereinafter called the first notice, the terms of the first notice are not complied with, the Health Officer may cause to be served on the holder of the permit, the manager or occupier a second notice calling on him to show cause, at a time and place stated in the notice, why the permit issued in respect of the food establishment should not be revoked. (b) REVOCATION OF PERMITS After prior notice and hearing as provided above, the Health Officer, if satisfied that the terms of the two notices have not been complied with or that the failure to comply therewith is not excusable, shall revoke the said permit. (c) SUMMARY SUSPENSION OF PERMITS Whenever the Provincial, Municipal or City Health Officer finds unsanitary or unhealthy conditions in the operation of a food establishment which in his judgment constitute a substantial hazard to the public health, the Health Officer may order the immediate suspension of the permit. Any person to whom such an order is issued written petition shall be afforded a hearing as soon as possible.
2. The basis of the Writ of Kalikasan rests in Article II, Section 16 on the Declaration of Principles and State Policies of the 1987 Constitution, which states that, “The State shall protect and advance the right of the people to a balanced and healthful ecology in accord with the rhythm and harmony of nature”.
The very purpose of the Writ of Kalikasan is to protect the rights of persons whose constitutional right to a balanced and healthful ecology is violated, or threatened with violation that may involve an environmental damage of such magnitude as to prejudice the life, health or property of inhabitants in two or more cities of provinces. 3. Section 96. Donation of Human Organs for Medical, Surgical and Scientific purposes

Any person may donate an organ or any part of his body to a person, a physician, a scientist, a hospital or a scientific institution upon his death for transplant, medical, or research purposes subject to the following requirements: (a) The donation shall be authorized in writing by the donor specifying the recipient, the organ or part of his body to be donated and the specific purpose for which it will be utilized. (b) A married person may make such donation without the consent of his spouse.

in turn. The investigator prepares his report and makes a recommendation to the Board which. In environmental law. The implementing rules and regulations of the Water Code requires that complaints or protests on the ground of adverse effects on the privileges to use water from any source shall be filed by a water permittee. the remains shall be buried within 12 hours after death. otherwise the complaint shall not be entertained. 8. Conflicts arising from the privileges in the use of water shall be adjudicated by the Board in the exercise of its quasi-judicial functions. An amicable settlement of the controversy is encouraged at the preliminary hearing stage. an investigator shall hear the case at the local government unit where the controversy is located or at any other place agreed upon by the contesting parties. Should the parties fail to come to an agreement. It is illegal to import piranhas into the Philippines and violators could face six months to four years of jail. By internalizing the cost of pollution. administrators. 149(kk) of the Local Government Code. section 93. issues the decision or resolution. the polluter pays principle is enacted to make the partyresponsible for producing pollution responsible for paying for the damage done to the natural environment. They shall not be taken to any place of public assembly. 6. 9. 7. (h) When the cause of death is a dangerous communicable disease. The ordinance is valid insofar as it requires owners. 5. the municipality shall cause them to be cleaned and the cost shall be assessed against the owner. or tenant and shall be a lien against the property. .4. administrator. This is expressly authorized by Sec. The principle is embodied in the idea that environmental externalities should be internalized by those who cause them. firms are given an incentive to minimize the generation of pollutants and/or provide treatment for the pollution generated. or tenants of buildings and premises to keep and maintain them in sanitary condition and provides that should they fail to do so.

The discovery in any fishing vessel of fish caught or killed with the use of explosive. dynamites and the like. or both at the discretion of the court.000 or imprisonment for one year. 10. because it is excessive. The discovery of dynamite. other explosives and chemical compounds which contain combustible elements. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS. fishing equipment. operator. that the same was used for fishing in violation of this Code. fishing boat official or fishworker shall constitute a prima facie evidence. operator. however. REPUBLIC ACT NO. AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR. including fishery products. fish poison and poisoned or dynamited fish. the penalty for the violation of a municipal ordinance cannot exceed a fine of P1. To make searches and seizures personally or thru his duly authorized representatives in accordance with the Rules of Court of the Philippines when the things to be seized are explosives such as blasting caps. boat official or fishworker is fishing with the use thereof. or noxious or poisonous substance.However.000.the penalty for the violation of the ordinance is invalid.00 or Imprisonment for six months. . in the discretion of the court. noxious or poisonous substances or by electricity shall constitute prima facie evidence that the fisherfolk. The penalty in this case is a fine not exceeding P1. 3512 AN ACT CREATING A FISHERIES COMMISSION DEFINING ITS POWERS. Under Sec. 149 (c) of the Local Government Code. tackle and other things that are subject to seizure under existing fishery laws. or equipment or device for electro-fishing in any fishing vessel or in the possession of any fisherfolk.

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