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CHAPTER II: Core Principles and Objectives

Core Principles

 

Clause 12.  The Tribal Kingdom was long-established since the generation of Adam and Eve, the first man and woman created by God in the paradise of Eden, followed by the compeers of Moses, Nonong Bernard/ Genghis Khan Moncado, Haring Tagleon/ Emperor Luisong Tagean Tallano, King David, King Solomon, and Kublai Khan Robinhood Edralin Moncado/ Jose Francisco Emmanuel Edralin Moncado that belong to caste called Uring Maharlika. Likewise, the native/ indigenous or Lumad communities like Datu Kalantiao, Datu Sumakwel, Datu Paboloson, Rajah Lapu-Lapu, and Datu Mambalansag, were already existed before immigrants colonized the Maharlika Island that today called “The Philippines.”

 

Clause 13. The legal and sovereign authority of the Tribal Kingdom derives from the H.M.R.H.K as the supreme command all over the territory, and must be exercised in accordance with the Divine Rights, adopting the customs and traditions, and Natural Law of the Land as expressed in this Royal Charter and of the By-laws or Regulations, solely to serve and protect the indigenous people’s interests.   

 

Clause 14.  Everyone who exercises Royal power does so on trust for the society of Maharlika Tribal Kingdom and must use that power within the bounds of his or her responsibilities to the people.

 

Clause 15.  The H.M.R.H.K has supreme authority, at all times, over the military, as the Armed Forces of the Philippines which is the protector of the people and the State, likewise the King of the Nation and its realm.

 

Clause 16. The Maharlika Tribal Kingdom a system of governance, dedicated to the enhancement of man’s real spiritual and material value, rooted in indigenous spiritual principles and suited to the people’s temperament and culture in ordering their economic, customary, doctrinal and social relationships, reinstating the ethical foundation of indigenous character and paving the way for the collective enlightenment, sustained development and future ascendancy of the nation.  

 

Clause 17.  The Maharlika Tribal Kingdom restored the moral foundation, as an ideal indigenous society based not on foreign models but on values and experiences unique to the native people, which can more easily be realized in the context of a culture of spirituality, customary, and the Natural law of the land, adopts the spiritual and the material (“Native Wisdom”) generally taken into account in decision-making, allows justice and wisdom to influence conduct and behavior, whether that be an individual or of a society.

 

Clause 18. The Maharlika Tribal Kingdom aims for social equity, responsible management, unity between rulers and governed, social harmony based on love, and mutual assistance.     

          

Clause 19.  The Maharlika Tribal Kingdom must be respected and appreciated by the biggest corporation of the State, the Republic of the Philippines, for unity, peace, and stability of indigenous society. 

 

Objectives

  

 Clause 20.  The Tribal Kingdom shall preserve, protect and to hold in perpetuity the property, rights, and the possession of the Crown entire from generation to generations and continue to establish the native and fundamental rules, which are customary and natural law since time immemorial.  

 

Clause 21.  The Tribal Kingdom must make every effort to integrate all the indigenous peoples of Maharlika while recognizing their ethnic, religious, and cultural diversity; and to promote a culture of co-operation, understanding, appreciation, and tolerance of and respect for the customs, traditions, and beliefs of others.    

Clause 22. The Tribal Kingdom must adopt, protect and implement policies to develop accountability, openness, personal integrity and financial probity in the indigenous society. In particular, measures must be taken to expose, combat and eradicate corruption and abuse of power by those holding position or public offices.

 

Clause 23.  The Tribal Kingdom must ensure that all members and other bodies established by or under this Royal Charter are provided with adequate resources and facilities to enable them to carry out their functions effectively and efficiently.

 

Clause 24.  The Tribal Kingdom must endeavor to facilitate rapid and equitable development, and in particular, must take measures—

                    

                     (a)  To promote private initiative and self-reliance;

                     (b) To stimulate agricultural, commercial, industrial, technological and scientific development;

                     (c) To bring about balanced development of the different areas of Maharlika (the  Philippines) and a proper balance in the event of rural and urban areas; and;

(d) To redress imbalances resulting from past practices and policies.

 

(e) Measures referred to in this section must, where practicable, involve the people in the formulation and implementation of development plans and programs that affect them.

 

(f) Measures referred to in this section must protect and enhance the right of the indigenous people to equal opportunities in development.

 

Clause 25.  The Tribal Kingdom must take appropriate measures, within the resources available to it, to provide the people of Maharlika (“the Philippines”) with a clean, safe and healthy environment.

 

Clause 26.  The Tribal Kingdom must promote ecologically sustainable development and the management of natural resources in a balanced manner for the benefit of present and future generations. In particular, the Tribal Kingdom must take all practical measures—

 

(a)  To conserve natural resources;

(b) To prevent or minimize degradation and destruction of land, air and water resources arising from excessive use, pollution or other causes;

(c) To promote at all levels an efficient system for the storage of water and the management of water resources;

(d) To ensure that indigenous people have access to adequate supplies of clean potable water;

(e) To promote and implement energy policies that will ensure that indigenous people’s basic needs and the needs of environmental protection are met; and

(f)  To safeguard the bio-diversity of Maharlika (“the Philippines”). 

 

(g) Territorial Tribal Kings and Auxiliary Tribal Kings, within the limits of their resources and powers, must ensure the adoption of measures to achieve the objectives set out in this section.

 

Clause 27.  The Tribal Kingdom must promote and preserve cultural values and practices which enhance the dignity and well-being of Maharlikan Indigenous Peoples; and encourage the preservation, development, and enrichment of all indigenous languages spoken in Maharlika.  

  

Clause 28.  The Tribal Kingdom and all indigenous people must endeavor to preserve and protect the Maharlika’s heritage properties such as; the O.C.T 01-4 (“the Native Title of the Philippines that former Maharlika Island before 1521”); the Sword of Lapu-Lapu and Datu Mambalansag (“Kampilan”); the Book of 03; Pangapugan; the White Gown dress of Maria (“ang damit ng Maria”); the Tribal King’s Crown and Bracelet; White Crystal Ring (“sign symbol of Race of Maharlikan Blood”); the White Stone (revealed in the Bible in Revelation, Chapter 2:17); and etc.           

 

Clause 29.  The foreign policy of Maharlika (“the Philippines”) must be base on principles in which—

 

(a) Promotion and protection of the national interests of Maharlika Tribal Kingdom;

(b) Peaceful co-existence with other nations; and

(c) The settlement of international disputes by peaceful means.

 

Clause 30. The Tribal Kingdom must promote regional and national indigenous cultural, economic and world co-operation and integration and must participate in international and local organizations that stand for peace and the well-being and progress of the region, the continent, and humanity.  

 

Clause 31.  The Tribal Kingdom shall unite and promote closer relations among all tribal leaders/ groups, Kings and Queens, and realms to preserve the customs, traditions, beliefs, visions, virtues, and the practices/ principles of the Cultural Communities worldwide.

 

Clause 32.  The Tribal Kingdom must adopt reasonable policies and measures, within the resources available to it, to ensure that children—

 

(a) Enjoy a family or parental care, or appropriate alternative care when removed from the family environment;

(b)  Receive shelter and basic nutrition, health care, and social services; and

(c) Are protected from maltreatment, neglect, abuse, exploitation, corruption or degradation.

(d)  Educational Scholarship and training to needy students.

 

Clause 33.  The Tribal Kingdom must protect and foster the institution of the family as the natural and fundamental unit of indigenous society.

 

Clause 34.  The Tribal Kingdom shall educate all tribes in the implementation of World’s Development Program as prescribed in this Royal Charter and by R.A. 8371-Chapter IV, Section 13 “Right to Self-Governance and Empowerment,” United Nation Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and Natural Law of the Land.

 

Clause 35.  The Tribal Kingdom shall protect the general rights of indigenous society by the United Nation Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, R.A. 8371-Chapter IX, Section 65 “Primacy of Customary Laws and Practices”, R.A 8371-Chapter IV, Section 15 “Justice System, Conflict Resolutions, and Peace Building Processes”, Customary Laws, and Natural Law of the Land. 

 

Clause 36.  The Tribal Kingdom shall continue and practice cultural tradition, belief and to preserve unity and peace thru information drive.

 

Clause 37.  That the Indigenous peoples of the Maharlika Tribal Kingdom belonging to all tribes, shall, therefore, all rights, benefits, privilege, and policies granted under the Royal Decrees and executives orders issued by the H.M.R.H.K.    

 

Clause 38.  The Tribal Kingdom shall protect the right of the Indigenous people that belongs to, to their ancestral domain, to ensure the economic, social and cultural well being and shall recognize the applicability of the customary law and Natural Law governing property rights or relation determining the ownership of the ancestral domain.  

 

Clause 39.   The Tribal Kingdom shall foster a stronger bond and camaraderie among the tribes.

 

Clause 40.  The Tribal Kingdom shall preserve the exercise of freedom and religion according to their belief, culture, and tradition, rites and ceremonies, such as solemnization of Marriage/ Dedication and to conduct pronouncement of the blessings of all indigenous people, likewise the installation of Tribal Kings, Tribal Majesties, and Tribal Queens of the Maharlika (“the Philippines”).    

  

Clause 41.  The Tribal Kingdom shall implement plan management and registration system of all tribes of the Philippines, Maharlika Tribal Kingdom, by their customs and traditions.

 

Clause 42. The right to determine the structures and to select the membership thru their procedures as the By-laws may prescribe.

 

Clause 43.  The Tribal Kingdom shall promote, develop and maintain the domestic institutional structures and their distinctive customs, spiritually, traditions, procedures, practices and, in the cases where they exist, juridical systems or customs, by international human rights standards and Natural Law of the Land.

 

Clause 44.  The Tribal Kingdom shall conduct legal verification and investigation services in all areas of concern and avoid conflict or problem whatsoever that may occur.    

 

Clause 45.  The Tribal Kingdom shall organize and take control over the Royal Guards, who shall protect the lives and properties within the Maharlika Tribal Kingdom, New Civil Society of Crown Corporation Sole, for the security of our children and the generation to come, guided by the principles customs and traditions which were handed to us by our ancestors, while preserving the ancestral heritage and the natural resources, in a peaceful and lawful means.  

 

Clause 46.  The Tribal Kingdom must ensure the indigenous people free prior and informed consent is conducted before the approval of any projects from private sectors that may affect their lands or territories and other resources, particularly in connection with the development, utilization or exploitation of mineral, water or other resources.

 

Clause 47.  The Tribal Kingdom shall protect the right of indigenous people and respect their cultural integrity and enjoy the full measure of human rights and freedom without distinction.

 

Clause 48. The Tribal Kingdom shall apply to all members of the society, the customary sanctions which the Highness King approved by the customary and Natural Law of the Land.

 

Clause 49.  The Tribal Kingdom must take all practical measures to ensure the provision of primary, accessible, adequate health, medical, and dental services to the indigenous society.

 

Clause 50.  The Tribal Kingdom must take appropriate measures to ensure that no one is to refuse emergency medical treatment at any health institution.  

 

Clause 51.   The Tribal Kingdom shall accept and receive contributions and donations, and ask for help and assistance, accept invites and welcome technical support from the government, private institutions and foreign countries.