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Release of the 272-page Investigation Report Under DAO 2016-31

Requested from DENR by N. Joven at 10:56 AM on Dec 02, 2022.
Purpose: Public Records for the Residents and Occupants of Rajah Muda, Barangay Bula, General Santos City
Date of Coverage: 01/08/2021 - 02/03/2022
Tracking no: #DENR-518818515700

Joven 10:56 AM, Dec 02, 2022


This is in relation to the DENR CODE No. PCC-NCC-12-09-2020-295.

After filing for a Verified Petition, the Resolution has been denied inspite of 272-page Investigation Report submitted by the CENRO thru PENRO to the Office of the Regional Executive Director, stated that "Based on the documents submitted, patents have already been issued and registered in favor of the RESIDENTS in the area prior to the registration of the patents of the Heirs of Lahibon...."

Rajah Muda, Barangay Bula, General Santos City
Residents and Actual Occupants

December 5, 2022

Dear Nimrod Joven,


Thank you for your request dated Dec 02, 2022 10:56:17 AM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for Release of the 272-page Investigation Report Under DAO 2016-31.

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While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance this Office does not have the information you have requested. However, your request falls under the List of Exceptions as per DAO 2016-29 (DENR FOI Manual).

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JOCELYN B. DE LAYOLA                                                                                                                                          FOI Officer/OIC-Chief
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