II.

ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS/ LAWS ON NATURAL RESOURCES

WATER CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES (PD 1067) Suggested Cases: 1. Chavez v Public Estates Authority GR 133250, May 6, 2003 2. Buendia v City of Iigan, GR 132209, Apr 29, 2005 ************ 3. Lovina v Moreno, GR L-17821, Nov 29, 1963 4. Remman Enterprises v Court of Appeals, GR 125018, Apr 6, 2000 5. Taleon v Secretary of Works and Communicatins GR No L-24281, May 6, 1967 6. Borja v Moreno, GR L-16487, July 31, 1964 7. Sta Rosa Realty Development Corporation v Court of Appeals GR 112526, Oct 12, 2001

8. Collado v Court of Appeals, GR 107764, Oct 4, 2002 --watershed reservation is not susceptible of occupancy, disposition, conveyance or alientation 9. Tan v Director of Forestry GR L-24548, Oct. 27, 1983 – watersheds serve as defense against soil erosion and guarantee the steady supply of water 10.Tanjay Water District v Gabaton, GR 63742, Apr 17, 1989 *************** 11.Santos v Court of Appeals, GR 61218, Sept 23, 1992 12.Atis v Court of Appeals, GR 96401, Apr 6, 1992 13.Bulao v Court of Appeals, GR 101983, Feb 1, 1993 14.Abeabe v Manta, L-4827, May 31, 1979 15.Merville Park Homeowners Association v Velez, GR 82985, Apr 22, 1991

16.Metro Iloilo Water District v CA, 122855, Mar 31, 2005 –judicial question, exhaustion of administrative remedies does not apply 17.BF Northwest Homeowners Association, Inc v Intermediate Appellate Court – NWRC is ranked with inferior courts and thus jurisdiction over actions for annulment of Council decisions lies with RTC 18.Marilao Water Consumers Association, Inc v Intermediate Appellate Court

Pertinent Laws

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RA 2056 – An act regarding dams, dikes, etc

2. Civil Code, Art 163- easement 3. PD 198 Provincial Water Utilities Act of 1973, as amended by PD 768 and PD 1479 (eff June 11, 1978)

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