BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 85
DECLARING AND DELINEATING THE HIMAMAYLAN PORT ZONE AND PLACING IT UNDER THE ADMINISTRATIVE JURISDICTION OF THE PHILIPPINE PORTS AUTHORITY (PPA)
WHEREAS, the Port of Himamaylan in Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental is one of the major and busiest ports in the country; and
WHEREAS, there is a need to delineate the Port Zone of Himamaylan for 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 Himamaylan. The territorial jurisdiction of the Port of Himamaylan situated in Barangay Aguisan, City of Himamaylan, Province of Negros Occidental, is hereby delineated, particularly described as follows:
Beginning at a point marked 1 on the plan, being N. 84 deg. 15’26.4″ E., 19.968 m. from LEICA GPS Control Station (HIMA-1), 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 of beginning,
containing an area of ONE MILLION FORTY-TWO THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED FIFTY-EIGHT SQUARE METERS AND EIGHT HUNDRED SIXTY-SEVEN SQUARE DECIMETERS (1,042,958.867), more or less.
SECTION 2. PPA Jurisdiction. The Himamaylan 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issuances, orders, rules and regulations, or parts thereof, which are inconsistent with this Executive Order are hereby repealed, amended or modified accordingly.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.