Proclamation No. 186, s. 2002

MALACAÑANG
Manila

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES

PROCLAMATION NO. 186

DECLARING THE MOUNTAIN RANGES OF NORTHWEST PANAY PENINSULA SITUATED IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF NABAS, MALAY, BURUANGA, PROVINCE OF AKLAN AND MUNICIPALITIES OF LIBERTAD AND PANDAN IN THE PROVINCE OF ANTIQUE AS PROTECTED AREA PURSUANT TO R.A. 7586 (NIPAS ACT OF 1992) AND SHALL BE KNOWN AS THE NORTHWEST PANAY PENINSULA NATURAL PARK

Upon recommendation of the Secretary of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and pursuant to the powers vested upon me by law, I, GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO, President of the Philippines, do hereby set aside and declare the Mountain Ranges of Northwest Panay Peninsula located in the Municipalities of Nabas, Malay and Buruanga, Province of Aklan and the Municipalities of Libertad and Pandan in the Province of Antique as Protected Area under the category of Natural Park, subject to private rights and without prejudice to the rights of the Indigenous People as provided for in R.A. 8371, DENR Administrative Order 93-02, and other related rules and regulations, if any there be, as described in DENR NIPAS Map No. R-6-05.

Technical Description

The Natural Park begins at BLLM No. 7 PSC-08, Libertad Antique to corner No. 1, is North S2°37’E, 3,326.4 meters.

Thence S74º 34’W 1,389.91 m. to corner 2;
Thence N74º 23’W 1,671.82 m to corner 3;
Thence S64º 12’W 2,112.89 m to corner 4;
Thence N54º 59’W 1,306.72 m to corner 5;
Thence N47º 07’W 1,572.37 m to corner 6;
Thence N36º 09’W 1,331.49 m to corner 7;
Thence N43º 16’E 1,743.57 m to corner 8;
Thence N40º 18’E 1,049.46 m to corner 9;
Thence N11° 45’W 766.12 m to corner 10;
Thence N07º 26’E 1,735.65 m to corner 11;
Thence N30º 53’W 669.43 m to corner 12;
Thence N31° 50’E 1,188.35 m to corner 13;
Thence N87º 15’E 2,298.33 m to corner 14;
Thence N15º 19’E 1,171.69 m to corner 15;
Thence S94º 01’E 2,398.01 m to corner 16;
Thence N87º 54’E 805.44 m  to corner 17;
Thence S48º 23’E 2,356.49 m to corner 18;
Thence S50º 18’E 1,269.20 m to corner 19;
Thence S58º 49’E 1,424.64 m to corner 20;
Thence S78º 05’E 2,152.13 m to corner 21;
Thence S51º 59’E 1,238.4 m to corner 22;
Thence S30º 12’E 2,266.24 m to corner 23;
Thence S05º 39’E 1,685.54 m to corner 24;
Thence S22º 26’W 1,764.83 m to corner 25;
Thence S53º 35’W 1,081.73 m to corner 26;
Thence N86º 42’W 533.23 m to corner 27;
Thence S10° 33’W 1,117.38 m to corner 28;
Thence S79º 32’W 962.01 m to corner 29;
Thence N57º 20’W 1,807.07 m to corner 30;
Thence N64º 49’W 1,535.10 m to corner 31;
Thence N74º 48’W 2,453.48 m to corner 1, the point of

Beginning containing an approximate area of Twelve Thousand and Nine and 29/100 (12,009.29) hectares, more or less, subject to the actual ground survey.

The Northwest Panay Peninsula Natural Park shall be under the administrative jurisdiction of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and shall be managed in accordance with the provisions of the NIPAS Act of 1992.

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 18th day of April in the year of Our Lord, two thousand and two.

(Sgd.) GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO

By the President:
(Sgd.) ALBERTO G. ROMULO
Executive Secretary

Source: CDAsia