Executive Order No. 163, s. 2014


Published: 2014-02-26

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MALACAÑAN PALACE

MANILA

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES

EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 163

DECLARING AND DELINEATING THE TANDAG PORT ZONE AND PLACING IT UNDER THE ADMINISTRATIVE JURISDICTION OF THE PHILIPPINE PORTS AUTHORITY (PPA)

WHEREAS, Section 5, Article IV of Presidential Decree (PD) No. 857, or the “Revised Charter of the PPA,” provides that the PPA may submit to the President, through the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), applications for the declaration of specific areas as Port Districts (Port Zones);

WHEREAS, Section 3 of Executive Order No. 410 (s. 1990), which provides for new guidelines for the processing of applications for port zone delineation, states that applications which are jointly recommended for approval by the Philippine Ports Authority and Regional Development Council shall be submitted directly to the Office of the President;

WHEREAS, there is a proposed expansion of port facilities and construction of building structures in the Port of Tandag to provide convenient seaport facilities that will encourage and increase investments and trading in this area; and

WHEREAS, there is a need to define the Port zone of Tandag for the planning, development, financing, and operation of said Port with the objective of promoting development through the dispersal of industries and commercial activities throughout the different regions.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BENIGNO S. AQUINO III, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby order:

SECTION 1. Port of Tandag. The territorial jurisdiction of the Port of Tandag situated in Tandag City, Province of Surigao del Sur, is hereby delineated and established, particularly described as follows:

Beginning at a point marked 1 on the plan, being S. 16 deg. 46′ E., 4,711.10 m. from BLLM No. 1, CAD 392-D, Tandag City, Surigao del Sur, thence:

DUE WEST

260.00 m.
to point 2;

N.
40 deg.
32′
W.,
22.51 m.
to point 3;

N.
06 deg.
42′
W.,
47.86 m.
to point 4;

N.
04 deg.
09′
E.,
146.87 m.
to point 5;

N.
53 deg.
56′
E.,
340.28 m.
to point 6;

S.
75 deg.
00′
E.,
100.00 tn.
to point 7;

S.
15 deg.
00′
W.,
250.00 m.
to point 8;

S.
21 deg.
07′
E.,
11.30 m.
to point 9;

S.
89 deg.
01′
W.,
1.75 m.
to point 10;

S.
01 deg.
18′
E.,
8.85 m.
to point 11;

S.
00 deg.
28′
E.,
14.75 m.
to point 12;

S.
88 deg.
00′
W.,
3.73 m.
to point 13;

S.
00 deg.
35′
E.,
27.00 m.
to point 14;

S.
00 deg.
35′
E.,
57.27 m.
to point 15;

S.
00 deg.
03′
E.,
16.98 m.
to point 16;

S.
00 deg.
27′
E.,
6.43 m.
to point 17;

S.
89 deg.
28′
W.,
28.06 m.
to point 18;

S.
00 deg.
33′
E.,
2.80 m.
to point 19;

N.
84 deg.
09′
W.,
9.22 m.
to point of beginning,

Containing an area of ONE HUNDRED EIGHT THOUSAND SIXTY-THREE (108,063) SQUARE METERS, more or less.

SECTION 2. PPA Jurisdiction. The Tandag Port zone, as delineated, is hereby placed under the administrative jurisdiction of the PPA, which shall, consistent with the regional industrial plans of the government, implement a program for the proper zoning, planning, development, and utilization of the port.

SECTION 3. Repealing Clause. All issuances, orders, rules and regulations, or parts thereof, which are inconsistent with this Order are hereby repealed, amended or modified accordingly.

SECTION 4. Separability Clause. If any provision of this Order is declared invalid or unconstitutional, the other provisions not affected thereby shall remain valid and subsisting.

SECTION 5. Effectivity. This Order shall take effect immediately.

DONE, in the City of Manila, this 14th day of February, in the year of our Lord, Two Thousand and Fourteen.

(Sgd.) BENIGNO S. AQUINO III

By the President:

(Sgd.) PAQUITO N. OCHOA, JR.
Executive Secretary