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DENR-NCR TAKES CUSTODY OF HOT RATTAN POLES 

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The Department of Environment and Natural Resources – National Capital Region has taken custody of three 40-footer container vans containing rattan poles earlier apprehended in Manila last January for lack of documentary requirements.

The ship containing the cargo, declared as a commodity, was reportedly came from the port of Puerto Princesa City in Palawan and docked at Pier 4 at the North Harbor in Manila, when it was opened for inspection by personnel of the Port Integrated Clearing Office (PICO) of the DENR-NCR.

Report indicated that while one container van was accompanied by transport documents, the remaining two container vans were undocumented, in violation of Section 77 of Presidential Decree No. 705 as amended.

The apprehended rattan poles will be subjected to administrative adjudication proceedings as part of due process by the DENR. ###