29 April 1982
Series of 1982
SUBJECT: Suspension of Permits on Marine Turtle Exploitation
In line with the implementation of Executive Order No. 542 dated June 26, 1979 re:
Conservation of Marine Turtle, the Task Force Pawikan Council hereby declares a total
ban on exploitation activities related to marine turtles.
For this purpose, issuance of permits to collect, gather, utilize, possess, transport,
remove, export and/or dispose marine turtles, eggs and by-products is suspended until
All concerned officials of the BFD and BFAR in the national, regional and district
levels are hereby directed to comply with this order immediately.
(SGD) ARNOLD B. CAOILI
Deputy Minister and Chairman
Task Force Pawikan Council