BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 124
DECLARING AND DELINEATING THE TAYTAY (SANTA CRUZ) PORT ZONE AND PLACING IT UNDER THE ADMINISTRATIVE JURISDICTION OF THE PHILIPPINE PORTS AUTHORITY (PPA)
WHEREAS, the Port of Taytay (Santa Cruz) in Taytay, Palawan is one of the major and busiest ports in the country; and
WHEREAS, there is a need to define the Port Zone of Taytay (Santa Cruz) for the planning and development of the necessary port facilities thereat 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 Taytay. The territorial jurisdiction of the Port of Taytay situated in Sitio Santa Cruz, Barangay Bituin, Municipality of Taytay, Province of Palawan, is hereby delineated and established, particularly described as follows:
Beginning at a point marked 1 on the plan, 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 12;
to point of beginning,
Containing a total area of EIGHT MILLION FIVE HUNDRED FIFTY-FOUR THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED SIXTY-FIVE SQUARE METERS AND EIGHTY-ONE SQUARE DECIMETERS (8,554,165.81), more or less.
SECTION 2. PPA Jurisdiction. The Taytay (Santa Cruz) 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issuances, orders, rules and regulations, or parts thereof, which are inconsistent with this Executive Order are hereby repealed, amended or modified accordingly.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 21st day of December, in the year of our Lord, Two Thousand and Twelve.
(Sgd.) BENIGNO S. AQUINO III
By the President:
(Sgd.) PAQUITO N. OCHOA, JR.