PHILIPPINE LAWS, STATUTES AND CODES - CHAN ROBLES VIRTUAL LAW LIBRARY
MGA BATAS PAMBANSA
|BATAS PAMBANSA BLG. 265 - AN ACT
PROHIBITING THE EXTRACTION OF GRAVEL AND SAND FROM BEACHES AND
PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR
|Section 1. Any
provision of law, presidential decree, rule or regulation to the
contrary notwithstanding, the extraction of gravel and sand and such
other activities as would erode or diminish the natural beauty of
beaches are prohibited: Provided, however, That the extraction of
silica sand may be allowed under such rules as may be promulgated by
the Ministry of Natural Resources consistent with the objectives of
Sec. 2. Any person who violate the provision of this Act shall be punished with imprisonment of not less than six months or fine of not less than one thousand pesos or both such imprisonment and fine at the discretion of the court.
Sec. 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved: November 13, 1982. (P.B. No. 1192)
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