Writ of Kalikasan | Philippine Legal Context

Definition of Writ of Kalikasan

The writ of kalikasan is a remedy for the protection of ecology and environment that involves prejudice to life, health, or property of inhabitants.

The definition of writ of kalikasan is stated in Section 1, Rule 7, Part III of Administrative Matters (A.M.) No. 09-6-8-SC:

The writ is a remedy available to a natural or juridical person, entity authorized by law, people’s organization, non-governmental organization, or any public interest group accredited by or registered with any government agency, on behalf of persons whose constitutional right to a balanced and healthful ecology is violated, or threatened with violation by an unlawful act or omission of a public official or employee, or private individual or entity, involving environmental damage of such magnitude as to prejudice the life, health or property of inhabitants in two or more cities or provinces.

Section 1. Nature of the writ
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