Enforcement Division

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 Atty Buduhan

ATTY. ARLYN KATHERINE C. BUDUHAN
Chief, Enforcement Division

 

Enforcement Division

The Enforcement Division shall be headed by the Development Management Officer V. It shall provide technical assistance to field offices and other law enforcement agencies in the enforcement of applicable environmental laws, rules and regulations; ensure compliance by stakeholders and the general public of applicable ENR laws, rules and regulations; conduct investigation and prosecution of violations of applicable ENR laws, rules and regulations; and monitor execution of Decisions/Orders issued by the RD or higher authorities relative thereto.

 

Surveillance and Intelligence Section

  1. Maintain close coordination with the field offices in the conduct of surveillance and intelligence operations;
  2. Initiate/Support the establishment of intelligence networks with other law enforcement groups relative to the enforcement of ENR laws, rules and regulations;
  3. Closely coordinate with the CMI Section and other units in providing vital intelligence and information needed in the prosecution of violations of applicable ENR laws, rules and regulations;
  4. Review and evaluate applications for deputation as ENR Officers.
  5. Conduct other activities as maybe assigned by higher authorities

 

Compliance Monitoring and Investigation Section

  1. Monitors compliance of the terms and conditions of permits, licenses and other terminal instruments issued by the DENR;
  2. Monitors and assists in investigations and proceedings conducted by the field offices for violations of applicable ENR laws, rules and regulations;
  3. Provide assistance in the prosecution of violations of applicable ENR laws, rules and regulations;
  4. Coordinate and establish network with other law enforcement groups, LGUs, CSOs and other stakeholders in the enforcement of environmental laws, rules and regulations
  5. Review and evaluate applications for deputation as ENR Officers;
  6. Submit statistical, status and progress reports to higher authorities on the implementation and enforcement of applicable environmental laws, rules and regulations within Region 1;
  7. Formulate and recommend policies, systems, procedures and guidelines to enhance performance and implementation of applicable environmental laws, rules and regulations;
  8. Review and evaluate recommendations submitted by field offices resulting from investigations conducted on violations of applicable ENR laws and to recommend final action based thereon;
  9. Monitors the execution of decisions/orders of the RD resulting from administrative proceedings conducted relative to violations of applicable ENR laws, rules and regulations;
  10. Review and evaluate recommendations submitted by field offices resulting from investigations conducted on violations of applicable ENR laws and to recommend final action based thereon;
  11. In coordination with HRD, to initiate the conduct of capacity building trainings/seminars for field office personnel and other agencies regarding applicable environmental laws, rules and regulations;
  12. Conduct other activities as maybe assigned by higher authorities