Proclamation No. 139, s. 2011

Link to law: http://www.gov.ph/2011/04/05/proclamation-no-139/
Published: 2011-04-06

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MALACAÑAN PALACE

MANILA

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES

PROCLAMATION NO. 139

DECLARING ALIWAGWAG AS PROTECTED AREA UNDER THE CATEGORY OF PROTECTED LANDSCAPE AND ITS PERIPHERAL AREAS AS BUFFER ZONE SITUATED IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF BOSTON AND CATEEL, PROVINCE OF DAVAO ORIENTAL AND IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF COMPOSTELA, PROVINCE OF COMPOSTELA VALLEY AND IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF BOSTON AND CATEEL, PROVINCE OF DAVAO ORIENTAL PURSUANT TO R.A. 7586 (NIPAS ACT OF 1992)

Upon the recommendation of the Secretary of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources and pursuant to the powers vested upon me by law, I, BENIGNO S. AQUINO III, President of the Republic of the Philippines, do hereby set aside and declare Aliwagwag, situated in the Municipality of Compostela, Province of Compostela Valley and in the Municipalities of Boston and Cateel, Province of Davao Oriental, as protected area and shall be known as Aliwagwag Protected Landscape (APL), and its peripheral areas as Buffer Zone, subject to private rights, and without prejudice to the rights of indigenous peoples, as provided for in R.A. No. 8371, DENR Administrative Order No. 93-02 and other related rules and regulations, if any there be, as described in DENR NIPAS Map No. RO-XI-4.

TECHNICAL DESCRIPTIONS

Bounded in all directions from Corner 52 to Corner 24 of the Aliwagwag Protected Landscape by its 200 meter buffer zone, the Protected Area begins at a point marked “1” on the map and on the ground by a concrete monument identical to corner 8 of the former TLA No. 201 of Eastcoast Development Enterprises,

Thence
S 58°33’E
361.1 meters
to Corner 2;

Thence
S 58°33’E
546.9 meters
to Corner 3;

Thence
S 58°33’E
515.9 meters
to Corner 4;

Thence
S 58°33’E
361.1 meters
to Corner 5;

Thence
S 23°50’W
402.6 meters
to Corner 6;

Thence
S 23°50’W
432.8 meters
to Corner 7;

Thence
S 23°50’W
352.3 meters
to Corner 8;

Thence
S 23°50’W
352.3 meters
to Corner 9;

Thence
S 23°50’W
352.3 meters
to Corner 10;

Thence
S 23°50’W
422.7 meters
to Corner 11;

Thence
S 23°50’W
523.4 meters
to Corner 12;

Thence
S 23°50′ W
533.4 meters
to Corner 13;

Thence
S 23°50′ W
402.6 meters
to Corner 14;

Thence
S 23°50′ W
402.6 meters
to Corner 15;

Thence
S 45°37’E
256.7 meters
to Corner 16;

Thence
S 45°37′ E
359.4 meters
to Corner 17;

Thence
S 45°37′ E
359.4 meters
to Corner 18;

Thence
S 45°37′ E
359.4 meters
to Corner 19;

Thence
S 45°37′ E
359.4 meters
to Corner 20;

Thence
S 45°37′ E
359.4 meters
to Corner 21;

Thence
S 45°37′ E
410.8 meters
to Corner 22;

Thence
S 45°37′ E
359.4 meters
to Corner 23;

Thence
S 18°22′ E
529.4 meters
to Corner 24;

Thence
S 45°26′ W
444.3 meters
to Corner 25;

Thence
S 37°29′ W
348.2 meters
to Corner 26;

Thence
S 19°59′ W
403.7 meters
to Corner27;

Thence
S 32°34′ W
399.7 meters
to Corner 28;

Thence
S 25°45’W
301.5 meters
to Corner 29;

Thence
S72°06’W
290.0 meters
to Corner 30;

Thence
S 57°36′ W
244.2 meters
to Corner 31;

Thence
N71°37’W
433.9 meters
to Corner 32;

Thence
S 32°34′ W
349.8 meters
to Corner 33;

Thence
S 32°34′ W
349.8 meters
to Corner 34;

Thence
S 32°34′ W
299.8 meters
to Corner 35;

Thence
S 22°52′ W
402.9 meters
to Corner 36;

Thence
S 34°32′ W
448.0 meters
to Corner 37;

Thence
S 26°44′ W
421.8 meters
to Corner38;

Thence
S 39°28′ W
258.2 meters
to Corner 39;

Thence
N 35°23′ W
244.1 meters
to Corner 40;

Thence
DUE WEST
327.1 meters
to Corner 41;

Thence
S 37°29′ W
298.5 meters
to Corner 42;

Thence
S 59°39′ W
243.7 meters
to Corner43;

Thence
N 79°47′ W
336.9 meters
to Corner 44;

Thence
N 57°25′ W
348.6 meters
to Corner 45;

Thence
N 60°27′ W
290.2 meters
to Corner 46;

Thence
S 61 °43′ W
350.4 meters
to Corner 47;

Thence
S61°43’W
340.7 meters
to Corner 48;

Thence
N 66°32′ W
241.4 meters
to Corner 49;

Thence
N 80°48′ W
433.2 meters
to Corner 50;

Thence
S70°01’W
367.8 meters
to Corner 51;

Thence
N73°39’W
221.7 meters
to Corner 51;

Thence
N 15°47′ E
276.6 meters
to Corner 53;

Thence
N 52°29′ E
355.9 meters
to Corner 54;

Thence
N 52°29′ E
244.1 meters
to Corner 55;

Thence
N29°17’E
159.4 meters
to Corner 56;

Thence
N51°22’W
242.6 meters
to Corner 57;

Thence
N 84°53’W
365.6 meters
to Corner 58;

Thence
N 40°21’W
438.6 meters
to Comer 59;

Thence
N 19°35’W
441.7 meters
to Comer 60;

Thence
N 57°25’W
242.1 meters
to Comer 61;

Thence
S 65°51’W
223.2 meters
to Comer 62;

Thence
N 18°36’W
274.9 meters
to Corner 63;

Thence
N 63°29’W
579.8 meters
to Comer 64;

Thence
N61°27’W
425.6 meters
to Corner 65;

Thence
N 56°24’W
339.0 meters
to Comer 66;

Thence
N 61°27’W
386.8 meters
to Corner 67;

Thence
N 82°50’W
240.6 meters
to Comer 68;

Thence
N 59°26’W
338.7 meters
to Corner 69;

Thence
N 58°25’W
484.0 meters
to Corner 70;

Thence
N 06°51’W
373.8 meters
to Comer 71;

Thence
N 06°51’W
491.9 meters
to Corner 72;

Thence
N 06°51’W
541.1 meters
to Corner 73;

Thence
N 31°25’W
342.3 meters
to Corner 74;

Thence
N 31°25’W
322.7 meters
to Corner 75;

Thence
N 31°25’W
391.2 meters
to Corner 76;

Thence
N 15°40’W
393.0 meters
to Corner 77;

Thence
N 15°40’W
393.0 meters
to Corner 78;

Thence
N 15°40’W
393.0 meters
to Corner 79;

Thence
N 66°32’W
366.9 meters
to Corner 80;

Thence
N 17°37’W
422.3 meters
to Comer 81;

Thence
N 17°37,W
294.6 meters
to Corner 82;

Thence
N 17°37’W
422.3 meters
to Corner 83;

Thence
N 40°30’E
321.9 meters
to Corner 84;

Thence
N 16°38’W
392.9 meters
to Corner 85;

Thence
N 16°38’W
491.1 meters
to Corner 86;

Thence
N 16°38’W
491.1 meters
to Corner 87;

Thence
N 44°31’E
484.6 meters
to Corner 88;

Thence
N 44°31’E
504.8 meters
to Corner 89;

Thence
N 44°31’E
504.8 meters
to Corner 90;

Thence
N 24°30′ W
441.1 meters
to Corner 91;

Thence
N 07°49′ W
491.8 meters
to Corner 92;

Thence
N 33°23’E
479.8 meters
to Corner 93;

Thence
N 33°23′ E
499.8 meters
to Corner 94;

Thence
N 33°23′ E
569.7 meters
to Corner 95;

Thence
N 66°09’E
668.6 meters
to Corner 96;

Thence
S 88°03’E
519.0 meters
to Corner 97;

Thence
N 78°36’E
414.3 meters
to Corner 98;

Thence
N 78°36’E
435.0 meters
to Corner 99;

Thence
S 45°37’E
287.6 meters
to Corner 100;

Thence
S61°31’E
258.2 meters
to Corner 100;

Thence
S 33°33’W
319.5 meters
to Corner 102;

Thence
S 70°24′ E
331.3 meters
to Corner 103;

Thence
S 70°24’E
362.4 meters
to Corner 104;

Thence
S 70°24′ E
362.4 meters
to Corner 105;

Thence
S 70°24′ E
393.5 meters
to Corner 106;

Thence
S 70°24’E
517.7 meters
to Corner 107;

Thence
S 70°24′ E
362.4 meters
to Corner 108;

Thence.
S48°37’E .
359.8 meters
to Corner 109;

Thence
S81°11’E
394.2 meters
to Corner 110;

Thence
S81°11’E
363.1 meters
to Corner 111;

Thence
S81°11’E
373.5 meters
to Corner 112;

Thence
S 81°11’E
415.0 meters
to Corner 113;

Thence
S 81°11’E
290.5 meters
to Corner 114;

Thence
S81°11’E
435.7 meters
to Corner 115;

Thence
S81°11’E
363.1 meters
to Corner 116;

Thence
S81°11’E
332.0 meters
to Corner 117;

Thence
S81°11’E
352.7 meters
to Corner 118;

of beginning, containing an area of TEN THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED NINETY-ONE and 33/100 (10,491.33) HECTARES.

BUFFER ZONE

Beginning at point marked “1” on the ground being identical to corner 1 of the Ahwagwag Protected Landscape,

Thence
N81°00’W
350.0 meters
to Corner 2;

Thence
N81°00’W
340.0 meters
to Corner 3;

Thence
N81°00’W
320.0 meters
to Corner 4;

Thence
N81°00’W
350.0 meters
to Corner 5;

Thence
N81°00’W
420.0 meters
to Corner 6;

Thence
N81°00’W
280.0 meters
to Corner 7;

Thence
N81°00’W
400.0 meters
to Corner 8;

Thence
N81°00’W
360.0 meters
to Corner9;

Thence
N81°00’W
350.0 meters
to Corner 10;

Thence
N81°00’W
380.0 meters
to Corner 11;

Thence
N 48°00’W
350.0 meters
to Corner 12;

Thence
N 70°00′ W
350.0 meters
to Corner 13;

Thence
N 70°00’W
500.0 meters
to Corner 14;

Thence
N 70°00’W
380.0 meters
to Corner 15;

Thence
N70°00’W
350.0 meters
to Corner 16;

Thence
N 70°00’W
350.0 meters
to Corner 17;

Thence
N 70°00’W
320.0 meters
to Corner 18;

Thence
N 35°00* E
320.0 meters
to Corner 19;

Thence
N61°00’W
250.0 meters
to Corner 20;

Thence
N 45°00’W
280.0 meters
to Corner 21;

Thence
N 78°00’W
420.0 meters
to Corner 22;

Thence
S 78°00’W
400.0 meters
to Corner 23;

Thence
N 88°00′ W
500.0 meters
to Corner 24;

Thence
S 65°00’W
650.0 meters
to Corner 25;

Thence
S 32°00’W
570.0 meters
to Corner 26;

Thence
S 32°00’W
500.0 meters
to Corner27;

Thence
S 32°00’W
480.0 meters
to Corner 28;

Thence
S 08°00′ E
500.0 meters
to Corner 29;

Thence
S 25°00’E
450.0 meters
to Corner 30;

Thence
S43°00’W
500.0 meters
to Corner 31;

Thence
S43°00’W
500.0 meters
to Corner 32;

Thence
S43°00’W
480.0 meters
to Corner 33;

Thence
S 17°00’E
500.0 meters
to Corner 34;

Thence
S 17°00’E
500.0 meters
to Corner 35;

Thence
S 17°00’E
400.0 meters
to Corner 36;

Thence
S 39°00’W
320.0 meters
to Corner 37;

Thence
S 18°00’E
430.0 meters
to Corner38;

Thence
S 18°00′ E
300.0 meters
to Corner 39;

Thence
S18°00’E
430.0 meters
to Corner 40;

Thence
S 67°00’E
380.0 meters
to Corner 41;

Thence
S 16°00’E
400.0 meters
to Corner 42;

Thence
S 16°00’E
400.0 meters
to Corner43;

Thence
S 16°00’E
400.0 meters
to Corner 44;

Thence
S 32°00′ E
400.0 meters
to Corner 45;

Thence
S 32°00′ E
330.0 meters
to Corner 46;

Thence
S 32°00’E
350.0 meters
to Corner 47;

Thence
S 07°00’E
550.0 meters
to Corner 48;

Thence
S 07°00′ E
500.0 meters
to Corner 49;

Thence
S 07°00′ E
380.0 meters
to Corner 50;

Thence
S 59°00′ E
500.0 meters
to Corner 51;

Thence
S 60°00′ E
350.0 meters
to Corner 52;

Thence
S 83°00′ E
250.0 meters
to Corner 53;

Thence
S 62°00′ E
400.0 meters
to Corner 54;

Thence
S 57°00′ E
350.0 meters
to Corner 55;

Thence
S 61°00′ E
440.0 meters
to Corner 56;

Thence
S 64°00′ E
600.0 meters
to Corner 57;

Thence
S 19°00′ E
280.0 meters
to Corner 58;

Thence
N 67°00′ E
230.0 meters
to Corner 59;

Thence
S 58°00′ E
250.0 meters
to Corner 60;

Thence
S 20°00′ E
340.0 meters
to Corner 61;

Thence
S41°00’E
450.0 meters
to Corner 62;

Thence
S 85°00′ E
380.0 meters
to Corner 63;

Thence
S 52°00’E
250.0 meters
to Corner 64;

Thence
S28°00’W
160.0 meters
to Corner 65;

Thence
S51°00’W
240.0 meters
to Corner 66;

Thence
S51°00’W
350.0 meters
to Corner 67;

Thence
S15°00’W
280.0 meters
to Corner 68;

Thence following the road generally

in N-Westerly dir. abt.
220.0 meters
to Corner 69;

Thence
N 02°00’E
260.0 meters
to Corner 70;

Thence
N 57°30’E
280.0 meters
to Corner 71;

Thence
N 57°30’E
350.0 meters
to Corner 72;

Thence following the road generally

in N-Easterly dir. abt.
300.0 meters
to Corner 73;

Thence following the road generally

in N-Westerly dir. abt.
500.0 meters
to Corner 74;

Thence following the road generally

in N-Westerly dir. abt.
620.0 meters
to Corner 75;

Thence following the road generally

in N-Westerly dir. abt.
250.0 meters
to Corner 76;

Thence following the road generally

in S-Westerly dir. abt.
275.0 meters
to Corner 77;

Thence following the road generally

in S-Westerly dir. abt.
180.0 meters
to Corner 78;

Thence following the road generally

in N-Westerly dir. abt.
460.0 meters
to Corner 79;

Thence following the road generally

in N-Westerly dir. abt.
600.0 meters
to Corner 80;

Thence following the road generally

in N-Westerly dir. abt.
300.0 meters
to Corner 81;

Thence following the road generally

In S-Westerly dir. abt.
130.0 meters
to Corner 82;

Thence following the road generally

In N-Westerly dir. abt.
350.0 meters
to corner 83;

Thence following the road generally

In N-Westerly dir. abt.
400.0 meters
to Corner 84;

Thence following the road generally

In S-Westerly dir. abt.
250.0 meters
to Corner 85;

Thence following the road generally

in S-Westerly dir. abt.
550.0 meters
To Corner 86;

Thence
N 63°00’W
350.0 meters
to Corner 87;

Thence
N 03°00’W
500.0 meters
to Corner 88;

Thence
N 03°00’W
500.0 meters
to Corner 89;

Thence
N 03°00’W
500.0 meters
to Corner 90;

Thence
N 28°30’W
350.0 meters
to Corner 91;

Thence
N 51°00’W
375.0 meters
to Corner 92;

Thence
N 28°30’W
330.0 meters
to Corner 93;

Thence
N 11°00’W
500.0 meters
to Corner 94;

Thence
N 11°00’W
500.0 meters
to Corner 95;

Thence
N 61°00’W
400.0 meters
to Corner 96;

Thence
N 13°00’W
500.0 meters
to Corner 97;

Thence
N 13°00’W
500.0 meters
to Corner 98;

Thence
N 13°00’W
350.0 meters
to Corner 99;

Thence
N 33°00’E
300.0 meters
to Corner 100;

Thence
N 14°00’W
480.0 meters
to Corner 101;

Thence
N 14°00’W
480.0 meters
to Corner 102;

Thence
N 14°00’W
500.0 meters
to Corner 103;

Thence
N 37°00’E
500.0 meters
to Corner 104:

Thence
N 37°00′ E
500.0 meters
to Corner 105;

Thence
N 37°00’E
500.0 meters
to Corner 106;

Thence
N 24°00′ W
330.0 meters
to Corner 107;

Thence
N 05°00’W
320.0 meters
to Corner 108;

Thence
N 05°00’W
350.0 meters
to Corner 109;

Thence
N 26°00′ E
400.0 meters
to Corner 110;

Thence
N 26°00’E
400.0 meters
to Corner 111;

Thence
N 26°00’E
400.0 meters
to Corner 112;

Thence
N 26°00’E
500.0 meters
to Corner 113;

Thence
N 60°00’E
350.0 meters
to Corner 114;

Thence
N 60°00’E
380.0 meters
to Corner 115;

Thence
S 85°00’E
480.0 meters
to Corner 116;

Thence
N 74°30’E
500.0 meters
to Corner 117;

Thence
N 74°30’E
500.0 meters
to Corner 118;

Thence
S 30°00’E
300.0 meters
to Corner 119;

Thence
S 59°00’E
350.0 meters
to Corner 120;

Thence
S27°00’W
360.0 meters
to Corner 121;

Thence
S 69°00’E
500.0 meters
to Corner 122;

Thence
S 69°00′ E
500.0 meters
to Corner 123;

Thence
S 69°00′ E
500.0 meters
to Corner 124;

Thence
S 69°00’E
400.0 meters
to Corner 125;

Thence
S 69°00’E
350.0 meters
to Corner 126;

Thence
S41°00’E
210.0 meters
to Corner 127;

Thence
S 80°00’E
500.0 meters
to Corner 128;

Thence
S 80°00’E
500.0 meters
to Corner 129;

Thence
S 80°00’E
500.0 meters
to Corner 130;

Thence
S 80°00’E
500.0 meters
to Corner 131;

Thence
S 80°00’E
500.0 meters
to Corner 132;

Thence
S 80°00’E
500.0 meters
to Corner 133;

Thence
S 80°00’E
500.0 meters
to Corner 134;

Thence
S 80°00′ E
500.0 meters
to Corner 135;

Thence
S 54°00’E
500.0 meters
to Corner 136;

Thence
S 54°00’E
500.0 meters
to Corner 137;

Thence
S 54°00’E
650.0 meters
to Corner 138;

Thence
S 20°00JW
500.0 meters
to Corner 139;

Thence
S 20°00′ W
500.0 meters
to Corner 140;

Thence
S 20°00’W
500.0 meters
to Corner 141;

Thence
S 20°00’W
500.0 meters
to Corner 142;

Thence
S 20°00′ W
500.0 meters
to Corner 143;

Thence
S 20°00’W
500.0 meters
to Corner 144;

Thence
S 20°00’W
550.0 meters
to Corner 145;

Thence following Aliwagwag Cr. downstream

In S.E. dir. abt.
450.0 meters
to Corner 146;

Thence following Aliwagwag Cr. downstream

in S.E. dir. abt.
450.0 meters
to Corner 147;

Thence following Aliwagwag Cr. downstream

in S.E. dir. abt.
410.0 meters
to Corner 148;

Thence following Aliwagwag Cr. downstream

in S.E. dir. abt.
420.0 meters
to Corner 149;

Thence following Aliwagwag Cr. downstream

in S.E. dir. abt.
550.0 meters
to Corner 150;

Thence following Cateel R. upstream

in S.W. dir. abt.
230.0 meters
to Corner 151;

Thence following Aliwagwag Cr. upstream

in N.W. dir. abt.
500.0 meters
to Corner 152;

Thence following Aliwagwag Cr. upstream

in N.W. dir. abt.
500.0 meters
to Corner 153;

Thence following Aliwagwag Cr. upstream

in N.W. dir. abt.
500.0 meters
to Corner 154;

Thence following Aliwagwag Cr. upstream

in N.W. dir. abt.
670.0 meters
to Corner 155;

Thence
S 20°00’W
350.0 meters
to Corner 156;

Thence
S38°00’E
500.0 meters
to Corner 157;

Thence
S38°00’E
500.0 meters
to Corner 158;

Thence
S38°00’E
500.0 meters
to Corner 159;

Thence
S38°00’E
500.0 meters
to Corner 160;

Thence
S38°00’E
500.0 meters
to Corner 161;

Thence following the road generally

in S-Westerly dir. abt.
650.0 meters
to Corner 162;

Thence
N 18°00’W
520.0 meters
to Corner 163;

Thence
N 45°00’W
350.0 meters
to Corner 164;

Thence
N 45°00’W
400.0 meters
to Corner 165;

Thence
N 45°00’W
350.0 meters
to Corner 166;

Thence
N 45°00 W
350.0 meters
to Corner 167;

Thence
N 45°00’W
350.0 meters
to Corner 168;

Thence
N 45°00’W
300.0 meters
to Corner 169;

Thence
N 45°00’W
370.0 meters
to Corner 170;

Thence
N 45°00’W
250.0 meters
to Corner 171 ;

Thence
N 25°00’E
400.0 meters
to Corner 172;

Thence
N 25°00’E
400.0 meters
to Corner 173;

Thence
N 25°00′ E
530.0 meters
to Corner 174;

Thence
N 25°00’E
520.0 meters
to Corner 175;

Thence
N 25°00’E
420.0 meters
to Corner 176;

Thence
N 25°00’E
350.0 meters
to Corner 177;

Thence
N 25°00’E
350.0 meters
to Corner 178;

Thence
N 25°00’E
350.0 meters
to Corner 179;

Thence
N 25°00′ E
430.0 meters
to Corner 180;

Thence
N 25°00’E
400.0 meters
to Corner 181;

Thence
N 58°00’W
350.0 meters
to Corner 182;

Thence
N58°00’W
500.0 meters
to Corner 183;

Thence
N 58°00’W
530.0 meters
to Corner 184;

Thence
N 58°00′ W
350.0 meters
to Corner 1, the point

of beginning, containing an area of FOUR HUNDRED TWENTY and 06/100 (420.6) HECTARES.

The Aliwagwag Protected Landscape and its Buffer Zone shall be subject to actual ground survey and delineation by the DENR.

Any contract, permit or license for the extraction or utilization of natural resources therein already existing prior to this proclamation shall, subject to national interest, be respected until its expiration. Areas covered by such contracts, permits or licenses which are found not viable for development after assessment and/or exploration shall automatically form part of the Aliwagwag Protected Landscape. Likewise, all property and private rights within the APL already existing and/or vested prior to this Proclamation shall be respected in accordance with existing laws.

The Aliwagwag Protected Landscape and its Buffer Zone shall be under the administrative jurisdiction of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and shall be managed in accordance with the provisions of the NIPAS Act of 1992 and its Implementing Rules and Regulations.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Republic of the Philippines to be affixed.

Done in the City of Manila this 5th day of April, in the year of our Lord Two Thousand and Eleven.

(Sgd.) BENIGNO S. AQUINO III

By the President:

(Sgd.) PAQUITO N. OCOA JR.

Executive Secretary