AN ORDINANCE REVERTING ALL MANGROVES AND NIPA SWAMP AREAS IN THE ENTIRE MUNICIPALITY OF MARIBOJOC, BOHOL INTO PERMANENT TIMBERLANDS.
Be it ordained by the Municipal Sangguniang Bayan of Maribojoc, Bohol that:
SECTION 1: That the residents and especially the owners of nipa and mangrove swamps along the banks of the rivers and the coastal barangays of Maribojoc, Bohol feared for the conversion of these swamps into fishponds.
SECTION 2: That hundreds of families are depending their livelihood from the nipa industry of these barangays.
SECTION 3: That the conversion of these mangrove and nipa swamps into fishpond will be detrimental to thousand of inhabitants of Maribojoc, Bohol.
SECTION 4: That all mangroves and nipa swamps in the barangays of Lincod, San Vicente, Anislag, Poblacion, Bayacabac, Cabawan, Agahay, Busao, Toril, Dipatlong, Bood, Aliguay, Lagtangon, Guiwanon and Punta Cruz shall be reverted and converted into permanent timberland.
SECTION 4: That this ordinance shall take effect upon approval.
After due deliberation
Approved: July 17, 1986
Let copies be furnished the National Director, BFD, Manila, Regional Director, BFD, Cebu City, District Forester, City of Tagbilaran, NEDA, Cebu city and other authorities concerned for their guidance, information and appropriate action.
ABDON CORNITO SR
EULALIO CASTILLON SR
PEDRO MADAJE SR.