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(NAR) VOL. 6 NO. 3 / JULY - SEPTEMBER 1995

[ DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 95-19, June 16, 1995 ]

RATES OF FOREST CHARGES PURSUANT TO REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7161 AND BASED ON THE FOB MARKET PRICE OF FOREST PRODUCTS



Pursuant to the provisions of Section 3, 4 and 5 of R.A. 7161 and based on 1994 FOB Market Price survey on timber and other forest products, the following new rates of forest charges shall be collected:
1. Timber (per cubic meter)
 
SPECIES*
FOREST CHARGES (P)
   
 
LUZON
VISAYAS**
MINDANAO
       
a. Philippine Mahogany Group, Manggasinoro Group, Manggachapui Group, Narig Group, Palosapis Group, Guijo Group
1,000.00
 
1,000.00
 
1,109.00
 


 
 
 
b. Yakal Group
1,474.00
 
1,474.00
 
1,529.00
 


 
 
 
c. Apitong Group
1,008.00
 
1,008.00
 
985.00
 


 
 
 
d. Softwood Species except Igem
715.00
 
715.00
 
715.00
 


 
 
 
e. Igem
1,275.00
 
1,275.00
 
1,275.00
 


 
 
 
f. Nato
785.00
 
785.00
 
785.00
 


 
 
 
g. Furniture/Construction Hardwood
785.00
 
785.00
 
785.00
 


 
 
 
h. Premium species, if allowed to be cut; and
3,000.00
 
3,000.00
 
3,000.00
 


 
 
 
i. Lesser-Used Species
550.00
 
550.00
 
550.00
 


 
 
 
2. Pulpwood, Chipwood and matchwood species (per cubic meter)
95.00
 
95.00
 
80.00
 


 
 
 
3. Firewood, branches other recoverable wood wastes of timber (per cubic meter)
10.00
 
10.00
 
10.00
 


 
 
 
4. Rattan-unsplit (per linear meter)

 
 
 


 
 
 
4.a Palasan, Culape and Kurakling

 
 
 


 
 
 
4.a.1 over 2 cm. in diameter
0.85
 
0.85
 
0.85
 


 
 
 
4.a.2 2 cm or less in diameter
0.65
 
0.65
 
0.65
 


 
 
 
4.b Sika and Arorog
0.10
 
0.10
 
0.10
 


 
 
 
4.c Tumalin, Limuran, Ditaan and other species of rattan

 
 
 


 
 
 
4.c.1 over 2 cm in diameter
0.80
 
0.80
 
0.80
 


 
 
 
4.c.2 2 cm or less in diameter
0.50
 
0.50
 
0.50
 


 
 
 
5. Rattan-split (per kilogram)
3.50
 
3.50
 
3.50
 


 
 
 
6. Bamboo (per piece)

 
 
 


 
 
 
6.a Kawayan tinik/kawayan kiling;
6.00
 
6.00
 
6.00
 


 
 
 
6.b Bayog;
3.00
 
3.00
 
3.00
 


 
 
 
6.c Boho/Bolo;
2.00
 
2.00
 
2.00
 


 
 
 
6.d Other Species of Erect Bamboos; and
1.50
 
1.50
 
1.50
 


 
 
 
6.e All Climbing Bamboos
0.50
 
0.50
 
0.50
 


 
 
 
7. Almaciga resin (per kilogram)
1.00
 
1.00
 
1.00
 


 
 
 
8. Other gums and resins (per kilogram)
0.40
 
0.40
 
0.40
 


 
 
 
9. Beeswax (per kilogram)
1.00
 
1.00
 
1.00
 


 
 
 
10. Gutta-percha (per kilogram)
1.50
 
1.50
 
1.50
 

The reforestation deposit required of timber licensees and rattan permittees pursuant to DENR Administrative Order Nos. 1 and 4, series of 1991 and 1989, respectively, shall remain to be imposed to ensure the sustainability of these resources.

The cutting and manifestation of all mangrove species is hereby prohibited pursuant to existing law and DENR Administrative Order No. 15, Series of 1990.

Planted trees and other forest products harvested from industrial tree plantations and private lands covered by existing titles and by approved land application are hereby reiterated to be exempted from payment of forest charges.

This Order which supersedes DENR Administrative Order No. 40, Series of 1994 shall take effect upon acknowledgment by the U.P. Law Center and after fifteen (15) days from the date of publication in at least two (2) newspapers of general circulation.

Adopted: 16 June 1995

(SGD.) ANGEL C. ALCALA
Secretary



* See Annex A on Appendix 2 for Species Groupings.

** The rate for Visayas was computed using the Luzon price data.

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