Proclamation No. 1683, s. 1977

MALACAÑANG
Manila

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES

PROCLAMATION NO. 1683

DECLARING THE BURIAL CAVES AT SITIO ALABOK, BARANGAY CAMBALI, BAGULIN, LA UNION, AS A NATIONAL CULTURAL TREASURE

WHEREAS, the existence of burial caves in the Municipality of Bagulin, La Union, has been confirmed; and

WHEREAS, there is a need to preserve the site and the artifacts therein for posterity and to develop the same for cultural and tourism purposes;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines by virtue of the powers vested in me by the Constitution, and pursuant to Republic Act No. 4846, do hereby declare the burial caves at Sitio Alabok, Barangay Cambali, Municipality of Bagulin, La Union as a National Cultural Treasure under the supervision and control of the National Museum, in coordination with the Department of Tourism.

All proclamations, decrees or executive orders inconsistent herewith are hereby revoked or modified accordingly.

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

Done in the City of Manila, this 17th day of October, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and seventy-seven.

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

By the President:

(SGD.) JACOBO C. CLAVE
Presidential Executive Assistant

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