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national park

(1) Land of the public domain classified as such in the Philippine Constitution that includes all areas under the NIPAS, primarily designated for the conservation of native plants and animals, their associated habitats and cultural diversity.

(2) A forest reservation essentially of natural wilderness character which has been withdrawn from settlement, occupancy or any form of exploitation except in conformity with approved management plan and set aside as such exclusive to conserve the area, preserve the scenery, the natural and historic objects, wild animals and plants therein, and provide enjoyment of these physical features in such areas.