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The Mines and Geosciences Bureau RO-VIII attended the virtual Mines Adjudication Board-Panel of Arbitrators 8th Seminar-Workshop on Mining Conflict/Dispute Resolution on November 23-27, 2020.

The said seminar-workshop was intended to equip the DENR-MGB personnel on the recent trends, laws, rules and regulations as well as jurisprudence that will capacitate them in the effective and efficient, speedy and inexpensive disposition and resolution of mining cases.

The topics discussed were relevant and necessary in enabling the participants to learn the legal concepts in building competence/dispute resolution amidst the new normal.

The topics included Legal Information System Simplified System and Procedures, Rule on Electronic Evidence, Salient Features of RA 8792, Proposed ADR Rules for Mining Cases, Rules of Procedure for Environmental Cases, among others.

MGB-08 was represented by the members of its Panel of Arbitrators, Atty. Christian Gilbert Dado, Engr. Margarito Jerry Barreto and Mr. Carlos Bermudo