Criminal raps vs 'illegal fishers' junked
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“It was dismissed on the grounds that the crimes were committed in Sagay. But we will file a motion for reconsideration to argue that Iloilo has the jurisdiction. Our theory is that it is a continuous crime. It was committed in Iloilo and the commission was continued to the territorial waters of Negros. So we can file it in jurisdiction either in Negros or Iloilo,” he said. But the case of violation of the Fisheries Code of the Philippines was sustained, according to Ventilacion.
Conserva, L. H. (2018, March 8). Criminal raps vs 'illegal fishers' junked. The Daily Guardian, pp. 2, 10.
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Jurisdiction; Illegal fishing; Territorial waters; Fishing vessels; Injuries; Conferences; Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR); Provincial Bantay Dagat Task Force (PBDTF); M/V Glory of the Sea; Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR)- Region VI; Philippine Coast Guard; Maritime Command (Maricom); Ventilacion, Dennis; Celiz, Rian; Espolong, Jerry; Saturnino, Marvin Frech; Guevarra, Roderick; Espinosa, Jonel; Banias, Raul; Espinosa, Vivencio
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