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NIPASNorthern Illinois Police Alarm System
NIPASNational Integrated Protected Area System (Philippines)
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The bill seeks to amend Republic Act 7586 or the NIPAS Act of 1992, in order 'to include more areas and to ensure greater protection for all protected areas.'
A governing board consisting entirely of police chiefs directs NIPAS and approves its annual budget, which serves as the basis for all NIPAS expenditures.
Recognizing its rich biological diversity, then-President Ramon Magsaysay signed Presidential Proclamation 282 on March 27, 1956, making the NLNP among the very first protected areas in the Philippines long before the Nipas Act became a law in 1992.
She said placing Mount Data under Nipas does not require the eviction of forest settlers as feared by the area's indigenous communities.
Franz Alvarez allegedly asserted that Palawan does not need to be in the NIPAS, as the province already has its own Strategic Environmental Plan (SEP) under Republic Act (RA) 7611.
Leones told the BusinessMirror in a telephone interview on July 3 that E-Nipas fulfills the Nipas law because it adds more protected areas that are backed with legislation This means expanded coverage in terms of land area, both in the terrestrial and marine territory.
Loren Legarda, which seeks to speed up legislation protecting areas covered by the existing Nipas law.
While Mounts Masaraga and Malinao are already covered by NIPAS, Mayon Volcano is not, said Gonzales.