MALACAÑAN PALACE
MANILA

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES

EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 128

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

WHEREAS, the Port of San Jose in San Jose, Northern Samar is one of the major and busiest ports in the country; and

WHEREAS, there is a need to define the Port Zone of San Jose for the planning and development of the necessary port facilities thereat 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 San Jose. The territorial jurisdiction of the Port of San Jose situated in Barangay Poblacion, Municipality of San Jose, Province of Northern Samar is hereby delineated and established, particularly described as follows:

Beginning at a point marked 1 on the plan, being N. 27 deg. 49′ W., 517.84 m. from BLLM No. 1, San Jose, Northern Samar, thence:

N. 17 deg. 10′ W., 39.48 m. to point 2;
N. 00 deg. 16′ E., 29.88 m. to point 3;
N. 66 deg. 27′ W., 500.00 m. to point 4;
N. 23 deg. 33′ E., 500.00 m. to point 5;
S. 66 deg. 27′ E., 664.33 m. to point 6;
S. 26 deg. 18′ W., 468.90 m. to point 7;
N. 75 deg. 35′ E., 0.95 m. to point 8;
S. 12 deg. 09′ E., 1.84 m. to point 9;
S. 77 deg. 35′ W., 7.83 m. to point 10;
S. 68 deg. 14′ W., 6.04 m. to point 11;
N. 41 deg. 48′ W., 1.69 m. to point 12;
S. 61 deg. 22′ W., 29.61 m. to point 13;
N. 02 deg. 04′ W., 9.73 m. to point 14;
S. 71 deg. 12′ W., 96.94 m. to point of beginning,

Containing a total area of THREE HUNDRED TWENTY-EIGHT THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED FIFTY-TWO (328,752) SQUARE METERS, more or less.

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orders, rules and regulations, or parts thereof, which are inconsistent with this Executive Order are hereby repealed, amended or modified accordingly.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

DONE, in the City of Manila, this 14th of March, in the year of our Lord, Two Thousand and Thirteen.

(Sgd.) BENIGNO S. AQUINO III

By the President:
(Sgd.) PAQUITO N. OCHOA, JR.
Executive Secretary


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