Executive Order No. 144, s. 2013

Link to law: http://www.gov.ph/2013/11/05/executive-order-no-144-s-2013/
Published: 2013-11-07

Subscribe to a Global-Regulation Premium Membership Today!

Key Benefits:

Subscribe Now
MALACAÑAN PALACE

MANILA

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES

EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 144

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

WHEREAS, PPA is mandated to establish, develop, regulate, manage and operate a rationalized national port system in support of trade and national development;

WHEREAS, the delineation and declaration of port zones under PPA aims to redirect and reorganize port administration for the full development of port districts;

WHEREAS, the Port of Palompon in Palompon, Leyte is one of the major and busiest ports in the country; and

WHEREAS, there is a need to define the Port zone of Palompon for the planning and development of necessary port facilities to support the demands of shipping trade within the region.

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 Palompon. The territorial jurisdiction of the Port of Palompon situated in the Municipality of Palompon, Province of Leyte, is hereby delineated and established, particularly described as follows:

Beginning at a point marked 1 on the plan, being N. 00 deg. 24′ E., 302.29 m. from BLLM No. 1, Palompon Cadastre, thence:

S.
15 deg.
13′
W.,
107.00 m.
to point 2;

N.
74 deg.
47′
W.,
510.00 m.
to point 3;

N.
15 deg.
13′
E.,
381.57 m.
to point 4;

S.
75 deg.
41′
E.,
534.93 m.
to point 5;

S.
14 deg.
09′
W.,
58.21 m.
to point 6;

N.
77 deg.
15′
W.,
5.00 m.
to point 7;

S.
14 deg.
09′
W.,
20.00 m.
to point 8;

S.
77 deg.
15′
E.,
10.00 m.
to point 9;

S.
14 deg.
09′
W.,
50.00 m.
to point 10;

S.
14 deg.
09′
W.,
52.70 m.
to point 11;

N.
75 deg.
51′
W.,
10.00 m.
to point 12;

S.
15 deg.
13′
W.,
18.11 m.
to point 13;

N.
77 deg.
15′
W.,
13.30 m.
to point 14;

S.
15 deg.
13′
W.,
7.00 m.
to point 15;

N.
77 deg.
15′
W.,
10.00 m.
to point 16;

N.
15 deg.
13′
E.,
17.00 m.
to point 17;

N.
77 deg.
15′
W.,
10.00 m.
to point 18;

S.
15 deg.
13′
W.,
20.00 m.
to point 19;

S.
77 deg.
15′
E.,
10.00 m.
to point 20;

S.
15 deg.
13′
W.,
10.00 m.
to point 21;

S.
15 deg.
10′
W.,
64.70 m.
to point of beginning,

Containing an area of TWO HUNDRED TWO THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED FIFTY-FIVE (202,155) SQUARE METERS, more or less.

SECTION 2. PPA Jurisdiction. The Palompon 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. Repeal. All issuances, orders, rules and regulations, or parts thereof, which are inconsistent with this Executive Order are hereby repealed, amended or modified accordingly.

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

SECTION 5. Effectivity. This Executive Order shall take effect immediately upon publication in a newspaper of general circulation.

DONE, in the City of Manila, this 5th day of November, in the year of our Lord, Two Thousand and Thirteen.

(Sgd.) BENIGNO S. AQUINO III

By the President:

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