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What happens to the foreshore of reclaimed Lands

Requested from PRA by L. Ting at 05:46 PM on Sep 30, 2021.
Purpose: Research
Date of Coverage: 09/30/2021 - 09/30/2021
Tracking no: #PRA-062220556496

Ting 05:46 PM, Sep 30, 2021

Hi! I would like to know what will happen to the foreshore laws when reclaiming land. When reclaiming land, the foreshore gets pushed back naturally.

October 1, 2021

Dear Lance,


Thank you for your request dated Sep 30, 2021 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

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You asked for What happens to the foreshore of reclaimed Lands.

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While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance, we would need for you to resubmit your request as we are still missing from you some vital information. Please ensure that, in addition to all the mandatory field, in compliance with PRA FOI manual 2021 Edition revised under Sec. 4.2.4 which states that " The reason for or purpose of the request for information shall be legitimate, specific  and clearly described. Mere statement of the purpose such as "for research", "for information" or "for legal purposes" or such other general worded purpose will not be considered compliant with the requirement. In such a case, the FRO shall require the requesting party to clarify or indicate sufficiently her/his request before the request will be accepted for processing". In case the request for information is in connection with a school-sanctioned project, thesis or other scholarly pursuit, an endorsement letter from the educational institution should be attached to the request. Therefore, may we request to indicate sufficiently the purpose of your request.

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FOI Receiving Officer
Philippine Reclamation Authority

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