PROCLAMATION NO. 1578
DECLARING AS A GAME PRESERVE AND WILDLIFE SANCTUARY A CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND OF THE PUBLIC DOMAIN EMBRACED AND SITUATED IN THE ISLAND OF CALAUIT, MUNICIPALITY OF NEW BUSUANGA, ISLAND OF BUSUANGA, PROVINCE OF PALAWAN.
Upon recommendation of the Secretary of Natural Resources and pursuant to the authority vested in me by law, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, do hereby withdraw from sale, settlement, exploration or exploitation and set aside and declare, subject to private rights, if any there be, as a Game Preserve and Wildlife sanctuary a certain parcel of land of the public domain embraced and situated in the island of Calauit, Municipality of New Busuanga, island of Busuanga, province of Palawan, which tract of land is more particularly described as follows:
“A parcel of land (Calauit Island) bounded on the North by Mindoro Strait; on the East by Mindoro Strait; on the South by the Municipality of New Busuanga, Palawan and Illultuk Bay; and on the West by the South China Sea; situated in the Municipality of New Busuanga, Calamianes Group, Province of Palawan, Island of Busuanga, containing an area of THREE THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED (3,400) HECTARES, more or less.”
NOTE: These data are approximate and subject to future survey.
The hunting, wounding, taking or killing within said territory of any wild animals or birds and/or the destruction of any vegetation or any act causing disturbance to the habitat of the wildlife herein protected are hereby prohibited.
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 31st day of August in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and seventy-six.
(SGD.) FERDINAND E. MARCOS
President of the Philippines
By the President:
(SGD.) JUAN C. TUVERA