BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 106
FURTHER EXPANDING THE DELINEATED BENONI PORT ZONE
WHEREAS, Executive Order No. 458 (s. 2005) declared and delineated the Benoni Port Zone and placed it under the administrative jurisdiction of the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA);
WHEREAS, with the strategic location of the Port of Benoni, which links the island of Mindanao to the rest of the country through the Central Nautical Highway, a significant growth in both vessel and passenger traffic was recorded; and
WHEREAS, there is a need to expand the delineated Benoni Port Zone to accommodate the projected increase in port traffic and program the development and provision of appropriate facilities in support of regional trade and commerce.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, BENIGNO S. AQUINO Ill, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby order:
SECTION 1. Port of Benoni. The territorial jurisdiction of the Port of Benoni situated in Barangay Benoni, Municipality of Mahinog, Province of Camiguin, is hereby further expanded and delineated as follows:
Beginning at a point marked 1 on the plan, being S. 19 deg. 34’49” E., 1,684.20 m. from BLLM No. 1, PLS-1103, Mahinog, Camiguin, thence:
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Containing a total area of TWO HUNDRED NINETY-EIGHT THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED TWENTY-EIGHT SQUARE METERS AND ONE HUNDRED FORTY-TWO SQUARE DECIMETERS (298,828.142), more or less.
SECTION 2. PPA Jurisdiction. The Benoni Port Zone, as expanded and 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issuances, orders, rules and regulations, or parts thereof, which are inconsistent with this Executive Order are hereby repealed, amended or modified accordingly.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 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.