MALACAÑAN PALACE
MANILA

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES

[ EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 421, March 10, 1961 ]

CREATING THE MUNICIPALITY OF BELISON IN THE PROVINCE OF ANTIQUE

Pursuant to the provisions of section sixty-eight of the Revised Administrative Code, the barrios of Belison, Maradiona, Delima, Buenavista, Rombang, Sinaja, Boroc-boroc, Ipil, Mojon, Concepcion, and Cotcot, all of the municipality of Patnongon, province of Antique, are hereby segregated from said municipality and organized into an independent municipality in said province, to be known as the municipality of Belison with the seat of government at the barrio of Belison.

The municipality of Belison as herein organized shall have the following boundaries:

Beginning at a point marked 1 on the attached sketch plan which is situated at the mouth of Aparri Creek, thence S. 68 15' W., 1,650.00 meters to point 2; thence N. 63 35' W., 260.00 meters to point 3; thence S. 3 15' E., 2,580.00 meters to point 4; thence S. 34 25' W., 2,090.00 meters to point 5; thence N. 69' 40 W., 700.00 meters to point 6; thence N. 36 28' W., 430.00 meters to point 7; thence N. 70 30' W., 450.00 meters to point 8; thence S. 65 28' W., 610.00 meters to point 9; thence N. 76 15' W., 340.00 meters to point 10; thence N. 50 10' W., 1,000.00 meters to point 11; thence following the boundary of the marine waters which this municipality shall have pursuant to the provisions of section 2321 of the Revised Administrative Code to point 15; thence S. 26 30' E., 750.00 meters to point 16; thence S. 68 15' E., 920.00 meters to point 17; thence N. 84 40' E., 500.00 meters to point 18; thence N. 40 00' E., 390.00 meters to point 19; thence S. 56 30' E., 2,225.00 meters to point 1, the point of beginning. (Based on the technical description furnished by the Bureau of Lands of the sketch plan or map showing the boundaries of the proposed municipality of Belison, prepared and submitted to this Office by said Bureau. Scale: 1:20,000)

The municipality of Patnongon shall have the same territory minus that comprised in the municipality of Belison, as delimited above.

The municipality of Belison shall begin to exist upon the appointment and qualification of the mayor, vice-mayor, and a majority of the councilors thereof.

Done in the City of Manila, this 10th day of March, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and sixty-one, and of the Independence of the Philippines, the fifteenth.1шphi1

(SGD.)CARLOS P. GARCIA
President of the Philippines

By the President:

(SGD.)NATALIO P. CASTILLO
Executive Secretary


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