Proclamation No. 871, s. 1992

MALACAÑANG
MANILA

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES

PROCLAMATION NO. 871

ESTABLISHING AS THE LAKE LANAO WATERSHED RESERVATION FOR PURPOSES OF PROTECTING, MAINTAINING AND IMPROVING ITS FOREST COVER AND WATER YIELD FOR HYDROPOWER, IRRIGATION AND DOMESTIC USE A PARCEL OF LAND OF THE PUBLIC DOMAIN LOCATED IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF DITSAAN-RAMAIN, BUBONG, BUADIPUSO-BUNTONG, MOLUNDO, TARAKA, MAGUING, TAMPARAN, LUMBA-BAYABAO, POONA-BAYABAO, MASIU, BUTEG, LUMBATAN, LUMBAYANAGUI, BAYANG, BINIDAYAN, GANASSI, PUALAS, MADALUM, MADAMBA, BACOLOD GRANDE, TUGAYA, BALINDONG, MARANTAO, PIAGAPO, SAGUIARAN AND MARAWI CITY ALL OF THE PROVINCE OF LANAO DEL SUR, ISLAND OF MINDANAO

Upon the recommendation of the Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources and pursuant to the powers vested in me by law, I, CORAZON C. AQUINO, President of the Philippines, do hereby withdraw from entry, sale, disposition or settlement and set aside as the Lake Lanao Watershed Forest Reserve, subject to private rights, if any there be, and to the operations of previous proclamations reserving any portion thereof for specific purposes and to the implementation of socially-oriented projects and other forestry development programs consistent with the objectives of this proclamation as may be determined by the Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources, a parcel of land of the public domain situated in the municipalities of Ditsaan-Ramain, Bubong, Buadipuso-Bontong, Molundo, Taraka, Maguing, Tamparan, Lumba-Bayabao, Poona-Bayabao Masiu, Buteg, Lumbatan, Lumbayanagui, Bayang, Binidayan, Ganassi, Pualas, Madalum, Madamba, Bacolod Grande, Tigaya, Balindog, Marantao, Piagapo, Saguiaran and Marawi City, all of the Province of Lanao del Sur, Island of Mindanao, as shown in the attached proposed Lake Lanao Watershed Forest Reserve Map No. 104, with the following description:

Beginning at point “1” on the map is a point latitude 8 degrees 03 minutes and 31.31 seconds and longitude 124 degrees 15 minutes and 58.19 seconds at the bank of Agus River:

THENCE N 43°00′ E

3,300 meters to corner 2;

THENCE S 37°30′ E

5,080 meters to corner 3;

THENCE S 58°15′ E

1,980 meters to corner 4;

THENCE S 11°15′ E

2,050 meters to corner 5;

THENCE S 27°30′ E

1,500 meters to corner 6;

THENCE S 8°00′ E

2,050 meters to corner 7;

THENCE N 57°30′ E

2,000 meters to corner 8;

THENCE S 88°30′ E

2,180 meters to corner 9;

THENCE S 64°00′ E

4,800 meters to corner 10;

THENCE S 61°30′ E

5,500 meters to corner 11;

THENCE S 76°00′ E

3,300 meters to corner 12;

THENCE S 82° 30′ E

2,350 meters to corner 13;

THENCE S 32°00′ W

7,200 meters to corner 14;

THENCE S 28°45′ E

4,800 meters to corner 15;

THENCE S 19°00′ W

2,250 meters to corner 16;

THENCE S 38°00′ E

2,350 meters to corner 17;

THENCE S 75°30′ E

3,550 meters to corner 18;

THENCE S 34°00′ E

3,180 meters to corner 19;

THENCE S 43°00′ E

1,580 meters to corner 20;

THENCE S 11°00′ W

4,150 meters to corner 21;

THENCE S 43°00′ E

3,000 meters to corner 22;

THENCE S 31°30′ W

2,200 meters to corner 23;

THENCE S 24° 00′ W

1,900 meters to corner 24;

THENCE S 66° 00′ W

2,300 meters to corner 25;

THENCE S 56°00′ W

1,400 meters to corner 26;

THENCE N 83°30′ W

2,750 meters to corner 27;

THENCE S 72°00′ W

3,650 meters to corner 28;

THENCE FOLL. PRO. BDRY. ON SW, NW, DIR W/ST. DIST. 24, 350 29
THENCE N 21°00′ W

5,000 meters to corner 30;

THENCE N 30°00′ E

2,400 meters to corner 31;

THENCE N 4°00′ E

2,200 meters to corner 32;

THENCE N 56°00′ W

4,500 meters to corner 33;

THENCE N 51°30′ W

4,500 meters to corner 34;

THENCE N 33°00′ W

1,600 meters to corner 35;

THENCE N 70°00′ W

7,700 meters to corner 36;

THENCE N 84°00′ W

3,150 meters to corner 37;

THENCE S 32°00′ W

3,100 meters to corner 38;

THENCE S 60°00′ W

2,100 meters to corner 39;

THENCE N 31°00′ W

1,800 meters to corner 40;

THENCE N 33°00′ W

2,400 meters to corner 41;

THENCE N 17°00′ W

1,000 meters to corner 42;

THENCE N 8°00′ W

4,550 meters to corner 43;

THENCE N 46°00′ E

2,200 meters to corner 44;

THENCE N 14°00′ W

2,350 meters to corner 45;

THENCE N 56°30′ E

3,850 meters to corner 46;

THENCE S 71°30′ E

2,500 meters to corner 47;

THENCE N 50°00′ E

7,900 meters to corner 48;

THENCE N 71°00′ E

750 meters to corner 49;

THENCE N 36°00′ E

5,800 meters to corner 50;

THENCE N 59°30′ E

2,500 meters to corner 51;

THENCE N 50°00′ E

3,300 meters to corner 52;

THENCE N 31° 00′ E 3,900 meters to corner 53;
to the point of beginning; containing an area of 180,460 hectares more or less.

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources shall administer and manage the reservation in coordination with the other agencies of the Government with the objective of maintaining its usefulness as a source of water for the generation of hydro-electric power, agricultural requirements and other purposes.

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 26th day of February, in the year of our Lord, nineteen hundred and ninety-two.

(Sgd.) CORAZON C. AQUINO

By the President:
(Sgd.) FRANKLIN M. DRILON
Executive Secretary

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