Executive Order No. 115, s. 2012


Published: 2012-12-04

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MALACAÑAN PALACE
MANILA

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES

EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 115

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

WHEREAS, the Port of Cotabato in Cotabato City, Maguindanao is one of the major and busiest ports in the country; and

WHEREAS, there is a need to define the Port Zone of Cotabato 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 Cotabato. The territorial jurisdiction of the Port of Cotabato situated in the City of Cotabato, Province of Maguindanao, is hereby delineated and established, particularly described as follows:

Beginning at a point marked 1 on the plan, being N. 29 deg. 53′ W., 351.22 m. from the corner of Town Plaza of Cotabato City, thence:

N.
12 deg.
35′
E.,
10.00 m.
to point 2;

N.
24 deg.
20′
E.,
76.73 m.
to point 3;

S.
67 deg.
41′
E.,
345.00 m.
to point 4;

S.
24 deg.
49′
W.,
68.04 m.
to point 5;

S.
24 deg.
49′
W.,
11.96 m.
to point 6;

N.
70 deg.
06′
W.,
7.55 m.
to point 7;

N.
67 deg.
19′
W.,
60.71 m.
to point 8;

N.
67 deg.
30′
W.,
32.12 m.
to point 9;

N.
67 deg.
25′
W.,
12.94 m.
to point 10;

N.
67 deg.
09′
W.,
86.35 m.
to point 11;

N.
66 deg.
37′
W.,
10.00 m.
to point 12;

N.
67 deg.
14′
W.,
77.52 m.
to point 13;

N.
67 deg.
38′
W.,
10.04 m.
to point 14;

N.
73 deg.
35′
W.,
3.15 m.
to point 15;

N.
78 deg.
34′
W.,
42.97 m.
to point of beginning,

Containing a total area of TWENTY-SEVEN THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY SQUARE METERS AND EIGHT HUNDRED SEVENTY-TWO SQUARE DECIMETERS (27,450.872), more or less.

SECTION 2. PPA Jurisdiction. The Cotabato 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issuances, orders, rules and regulations, or parts thereof, which are inconsistent with this Executive Order are hereby repealed, amended or modified accordingly.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 4th 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.
Executive Secretary