Proclamation No. 222, s. 1967

MALACAÑANG
RESIDENCE OF THE PRESIDENT
OF THE PHILIPPINES
MANILA

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES

PROCLAMATION NO. 222

ESTABLISHING AS MATI WATERSHED FOREST RESERVE THE PARCEL OF PUBLIC DOMAIN PER B.F. MAP NO. WR-9, SITUATED IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF MATI, PROVINCE OF DAVAO, PHILIPPINES.

Upon recommendation of the Director of Forestry, approved by the Secretary of Agriculture and Natural Resources and pursuant to the provisions of Section 1826 of the Revised Administrative Code, as amended by Republic Act No. 3092, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, do hereby withdraw from entry, sale, settlement or other disposition and establish and proclaim as MATI WATERSHED FOREST RESERVE to protect and conserve the headwaters of Mati Waterworks System, subject to private rights, if any there be, the parcel of public domain located in the Municipality of Mati, Province of Davao, under the administration and control of the Director of Forestry who shall have the authority to regulate the use and occupancy of said forest reserve and the cutting, collection and removal of timber and other forest products therein in accordance with forest laws and regulations.

The aforementioned parcel of public domain is more particularly described as follows:

Beginning at point marked “1” on B.F. Map No. WR-9, Lauan tree 60 cms. in diameter, identical to Corner 8, Alienable or Disposable Block VII, Davao Land Classification Project No. 9-A;

Thence following Binuangan Creek upstream in a general northwesterly direction, 425 meters to Corner 2, Balobo tree 15 cms. in diameter, identical to Corner 7, Alienable or Disposable Block VII, Davao Land Classification Project No. 9-A;

Thence S 64° W, 100 meters to Corner 3, Unknown tree 20 cms. in diameter, identical to Corner 6, Alienable or Disposable Block VII, Davao Land Classification Project No. 9-A;

Thence S 26° E, 180 meters to Corner 4, NWR Concrete Monument, east side of ridge;

Thence S 70° W, 100 meters to Corner 5, Bolongeta tree 40 cms. in diameter, on a plateau;

Thence S 70° W, 150 meters to Corner 6, Coconut tree, east slope of ridge;

Thence S 70° W, 230 meters to Corner 7, Coconut tree, on a plateau;

Thence S 67° W, 160 meters to Corner 8, Coconut tree, on a plateau;

Thence S 18° W, 180 meters to Corner 9, Coconut tree, on a ridge;

Thence S 04° E, 180 meters to Corner 10, Coconut tree, on a ridge;

Thence S 35° W, 240 meters to Corner 11, Coconut tree, on a ridge;

Thence S 03° W, 160 meters to Corner 12, Stump, 20 cms. in diameter, on a ridge;

Thence S 30° W, 230 meters to Corner 13, Coconut tree, on a ridge;

Thence S 20° E, 240 meters to Corner 14, Coconut tree, on a ridge;

Thence S 10° W, 280 meters to Corner 15, Coconut tree, east side of ridge;

Thence S 45° W, 250 meters to Corner 16, Coconut tree, on a saddle;

Thence S 49° W, 280 meters to Corner 17, Yacal tree 60 cms. in diameter, west side of trail;

Thence N 75° W, 320 meters to Corner 18, White Lauan tree 100 cms. in diameter, north side of trail;

Thence N 04° W, 260 meters to Corner 19, Guisoc-guisoc tree 30 cms. in diameter, edge of plateau;

Thence N 53° W, 260 meters to Corner 20, Coconut tree, east side of logging road;

Thence N 52° W, 280 meters to Corner 21, Misc. Sp. 20 cms. in diameter, north side of logging road;

Thence, N 33° W, 320 meters to Corner 22, Misc. Sp. 15 cms. in diameter, west side of trail;

Thence N 19° W, 240 meters to Corner 23, Kamancha tree 30 cms. in diameter, south side of trail;

Thence N 18° W, 230 meters to Corner 24, Pangupong tree 30 cms. in diameter, west side of trail;

Thence N 03° W, 280 meters to Corner 25, Coconut tree, west side of old logging road;

Thence N 01° W, 200 meters to Corner 26, Marcopa tree 40 cms. in diameter, west side of old logging road;

Thence N 37° E, 200 meters to Corner 27, Bonga tree 20 cms. in diameter, east side of old logging road;

Thence N 18° W, 400 meters to Corner 28, Mango tree 40 cms. in diameter, on top of small hill;

Thence N 01° W, 280 meters to Corner 29, Stump 30 cms. in diameter, on top of ridge;

Thence N 41° W, 240 meters to Corner 30, Stump 50 cms. in diameter, on west side of trail;

Thence N 31° E, 260 meters to corner 31, Katmon tree 36 cms. in diameter, west side of trail;

Thence N 38° E, 180 meters to Corner 32, Guisoc-guisoc tree 30 cms. in diameter, south side of trail;

Thence N 32° E, 300 meters to Corner 33, White Lauan tree 100 cms. in diameter, west side of old logging road;

Thence N 41° E, 300 meters to Corner 34, White Lauan tree 50 cms. in diameter, west side of old logging road;

Thence Due-North, 140 meters to Corner 35, White Lauan tree 100 cms. in diameter, west side of old logging road;

Thence S 45° E, 200 meters to Corner 36, White Lauan tree 35 cms. in diameter, north side of old logging road;

Thence S 50° E, 200 meters to Corner 37, Misc. Sp. 20 cms. in diameter, west side of old logging road;

Thence N 58° E, 400 meters to Corner 38, Misc. Sp. 50 cms. in diameter, west side of old logging road;

Thence N 42° W, 360 meters to Corner 39, Misc. Sp. 30 cms. in diameter, west side of old logging road;

Thence Due-East, 300 meters to Corner 40, White Lauan tree 40 cms. in diameter, north side of old logging road;

Thence N 75° E, 180 meters to Corner 41, Taluto tree 10 cms. in diameter, east side of old logging road;

Thence N 80° E, 200 meters to Corner 42, Tambalogo tree 30 cms. in diameter, on top of ridge;

Thence N 55° E, 240 meters to Corner 43, White Lauan tree 40 cms. in diameter, on top of plateau;

Thence N 68° E, 160 meters to Corner 44, Putian tree 30 cms. in diameter, on a saddle north side of logging road and source of Licop Creek;

Thence N 68° E, 160 meters to Corner 45, White Lauan tree 40 cms. in diameter, east side of logging road;

Thence N 70° E, 120 meters to Corner 46, Macaasim tree 30 cms. in diameter, on a kaiñgin;

Thence S 44° E, 120 meters to Corner 47, Post near house of F. Fernandez;

Thence S. 13° E, 60 meters to Corner 48, Nangka tree 20 cms. in diameter, east side of logging road;

Thence S 10° E, 150 meters to Corner 49, Post, west side of logging road;

Thence S 53° E, 270 meters to Corner 50; White Lauan tree 60 cms. in diameter, on top of ridge;

Thence S 35° E, 240 meters to Corner 51, Ilang-ilang tree 30 cms. in diameter, north side logging road;

Thence S 86° E, 120 meters to Corner 52, a point at the junction of logging roads;

Thence S 64° E, 120 meters to Corner 53, Dapdap tree 20 cms. in diameter, east side of logging road;

Thence S 81° E, 160 meters to Corner 54, White Lauan tree 40 cms. in diameter, east side of logging road;

Thence S 06° W, 140 meters to Corner 55, Post, east side of logging road;

Thence S 86° E, 100 meters to Corner 56, Molave tree 25 cms. in diameter, east side of logging road;

Thence S 12° E, 140 meters to Corner 57, Pagalingon tree 30 cms. in diameter, on top of ridge;

Thence S 69° E, 200 meters to Corner 58, Molave tree 30 cms. in diameter, on top of ridge;

Thence S 51° E, 220 meters to Corner 59, Post, on top of ridge;

Thence S 18° W, 120 meters to Corner 60, Post, on top of ridge;

Thence S 32° W, 280 meters to Corner 61, Coconut tree, on a kaiñgin;

Thence S 12° E, 160 meters to Corner 62, Misc. Sp., 20 cms. in diameter, on top of ridge;

Thence S 21° E, 100 meters to Corner 63, Nangka tree 10 cms. in diameter, on a kaiñgin;

Thence S 12° E, 200 meters to Corner 64, Misc. Sp. 15 cms. in diameter, on top of ridge;

Thence S 21° E, 120 meters to Corner 65, Balobo tree 40 cms. in diameter, north side of ridge;

Thence S 53° W, 140 meters to Corner 66, Balobo tree 40 cms. in diameter, northwest bank of creek;

Thence S 30° W, 130 meters to Corner 67, Coconut tree, west side of trail;

Thence S 60° W, 220 meters to Corner 68, Dead tree 30 cms. in diameter, west side of trail;

Thence S 58° W, 260 meters to Corner 69, Stump 40 cms. in diameter, on a ridge;

Thence S 60° W, 140 meters to Corner 70, a point on top of ridge;

Thence S 48° W, 230 meters to Corner 1, the point of beginning, containing an area of EIGHT HUNDRED NINETY (890) HECTARES, more or less.

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 2nd day of July, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and sixty-seven.

(SGD.) FERDINAND E. MARCOS
President of the Philippines

By the President:
(SGD.) RAFAEL M. SALAS
Executive Secretary

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