BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 96
DECLARING AND DELINEATING THE GUIMBAL PORT ZONE AND PLACING IT UNDER THE ADMINISTRATIVE JURISDICTION OF THE PHILIPPINE PORTS AUTHORITY (PPA)
WHEREAS, the Port of Guimbal in Iloilo is one of the major ports in the country; and
WHEREAS, there is a need to delineate the Port of Guimbal to accommodate projected increases in port traffic and to program the development of the necessary port facilities 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 Guimbal. The territorial jurisdiction of the Port of Guimbal situated in Barangay Poblacion, Municipality of Guimbal, Province of Iloilo, is hereby delineated, particularly described as follows:
Beginning at a point marked 1 on the plan, being N. 16 deg. 23’55” E., 489.81 m. from BLLM 1A, ILO-56 Guimbal Cadastre, thence:
to point 2;
to point 3;
to point 4;
to point 5;
to point 6;
to point of beginning,
containing an area of ONE MILLION FOURTEEN THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED THIRTY-SEVEN SQUARE METERS AND ONE HUNDRED FIFTY-NINE SQUARE DECIMETERS (1,014,237.159), more or less.
SECTION 2. PPA Jurisdiction. The Guimbal 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issuances, orders, rules and regulations, or parts thereof, which are inconsistent with this Executive Order are hereby repealed, amended or modified accordingly.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 1st of October, in the year of our Lord, Two Thousand and Twelve.
(Sgd.) BENIGNO S. AQUINO III
By the President:
(Sgd.) PAQUITO N. OCHOA, JR.