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Unformatted text preview: NILLA, JR., KEEL ACHERNAR R. DINOY, APRIL V. ENRILE, KENNETH JAMES CARLO C. HIZON, JOSE MARIA G. MENDOZA, ROGER CHRISTOPHER R. REYES, ROMILINDA C. SIBAL, JASMIN M. SISON, ZARAH PATRICIA T. SUAREZ, RALPH JULIOUS L. VILLAMOR. NATIONAL ECONOMY AND PATRIMONY M. NATIONAL ECONOMY AND PATRIMONY Q: What are the policies of the national economy? A: 1. More equitable distribution of wealth 2. Increased wealth for the benefit of the people 3. Increased productivity Q: What is meant by patrimony? A: It refers not only to natural resources but also to cultural heritage. (Manila Prince Hotel v. GSIS, G.R. No. 122156, Feb. 3, 1997) a. REGALIAN DOCTRINE Q: What is the Regalian Doctrine (jura regalia)? A: It is the doctrine which reserves to the State the full ownership of all natural resources or natural wealth that may be found in the bowels of the earth. (Albano, Political Law Reviewer) Note: All lands of the public domain, waters, minerals, coal, petroleum, and other mineral oils, all forces of potential energy, fisheries, forests, or timber, wildlife, flora and fauna, and natural resources belong to the State. With the exception of agricultural lands, all other natural resources shall not be alienated. (Sec. 2, Art. XII, 1987 Constitution) Q: What is the exception to the provision of Sec. 2, Art. XII, 1987 Constitution? A: Any land in the possession of an occupant and of his predecessors‐in‐interest since time immemorial. (Oh Cho v. Director of Land, G.R. No. 48321, Aug. 31, 1946) Q: Does R.A. 8371, otherwise known as “the Indigenous People’s Rights Act” infringe upon the State’s ownership over the natural resources within the ancestral domains? A: No. Section 3(a) of R.A. 8371 merely defines the coverage of ancestral domains, and describes the extent, limit and composition of ancestral domains by setting forth the standards and guidelines in determining whether a particular area is to be considered as part of and within the ancestral domains. In other words, Section 3(a) serves only as a yardstick wh...
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