f It) ~epublic of tbe ~bilippines ~upretne <!Court Jl!lnniln SECOND DIVISION PUERTO INC., DEL SOL PALAWAN, Petitioner, - versus - HON. KISSACK B. GABAEN, Regional Hearing Officer, Regional Hearing Office IV, National Commission on Indigenous Peoples and ANDREW ABIS, . Respondents. G.R. No. 212607 Present: CARPIO, J., Chairperson, PERLAS-BERNABE, CAGUIOA, J. REYES, JR., and LAZARO-JAVIER, JJ. Promulgated: 27 MAR 2019 J; x----------------------------------~~~ ---x DECISION CAGUIOA, J.: Before the Court is a Petition for Review on Certiorari 1 (Petition) under Rule 45 of the Rules of Court filed by petitioner Puerto Del Sol Palawan, Inc. (PDSPI) against public respondent Hon. Kissack B. Gabaen (Gabaen), in her capacity as Regional Hearing Officer of the Regional Hearing Office IV (RHO IV), National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) and private respondent Andrew Abis (Ab is), assailing the Resolution2 dated April 3, 2013 and Resolution3 dated May 20, 2014 (collectively, the assailed Resolutions) promulgated by the Court of Appeals (CA) 4 in CA-G.R. SP No. 129036, which denied petitioner PDSPI's Petition for Certiorari5 (Certiorari Petition) dated March 4, 2013. The Facts and Antecedent Proceedings As culled from the records of the case, the essential facts and antecedent proceedings of the instant case are as follows: 4 Rollo, pp. 9 to 24-A. Id. at 26-28. Penned by Associate Justice Manuel M. Barrios with Associate Justices Remedios A. Salazar-Fernando and Normandie B. Piza1To, concurring. Id. at 30-34. Second Division and Former Second Division. Rollo, pp. 77-85.