BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 131
DECLARING AND DELINEATING THE BORONGAN PORT ZONE AND PLACING IT UNDER THE ADMINISTRATIVE JURISDICTION OF THE PHILIPPINE PORTS AUTHORITY (PPA)
WHEREAS, the Port of Borongan in Borongan, Eastern Samar is one of the major and busiest ports in the country; and
WHEREAS, there is a need to define the Port Zone of Borongan for the planning and development of the necessary port facilities thereat to support the demands of the 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 Borongan. The territorial jurisdiction of the Port of Borongan situated in Barangay Bato, Borongan City, Province of Eastern Samar, is hereby delineated and established, particularly described as follows:
Beginning at a point marked 1 on the plan, being S. 89 deg. 54′ W., 28,603.05 m. from BLLM No. 1, Borongan City, Eastern Samar, thence:
to point 2;
to point 3;
to point 4;
to point 5;
to point 6;
to point 7;
to point 8;
to point 9;
to point 10;
to point 11;
to point of beginning,
Containing a total area of THREE HUNDRED NINETY-FOUR THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED TWENTY (394,120) SQUARE METERS, more or less.
SECTION 2. PPA Jurisdiction. The Borongan 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issuances, orders, rules and regulations, or parts thereof, which are inconsistent with this Executive Order are hereby repealed, amended or modified accordingly.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 14th day of March, in the year of our Lord, Two Thousand and Thirteen.
(Sgd.) BENIGNO S. AQUINO III
By the President:
(Sgd.) PAQUITO N. OCHOA, JR.