MALACAÑAN PALACE
MANILA

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES

[ PROCLAMATION NO. 589, March 29, 2004 ]

REPEALING PROCLAMATION NO. 614, DATED SEPTEMBER 5, 1933, WHICH RESERVED A PARCEL OF LAND OF THE PUBLIC DOMAIN LOCATED IN BARANGAY DUMAGOK, LABANGAN MUNICIPAL DISTRICT (NOW ACTUALLY UNDER THE TERRITORIAL JURISDICTION OF PAGADIAN CITY), ZAMBOANGA DEL SURE, FOR THE USE OF THE PHILIPPINE CONTABULARY AND DECLARING THE PARCEL OF LAND EMBRACED THEREIN FOR HOUSING SITE PURPOSES OPEN FOR DISPOSITION IN FAVOR OF THE BONA FIDE OCCUPANTS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7279, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING ACT

Upon recommendation of the Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources, and pursuant to the powers vested in me by lawI, GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO, President of the Republic of the Philippines, do hereby repeal Proclamation No. 614, series of 1933, which reserved a parcel of land of the public domain located in Barangay Dumagok, Labangan Municipal district (now actually under the territorial jurisdiction of Pagadian City), Zamboanga Del Sur for the use of the Philippine Constabulary, and declaring the parcel of land embraced therein for housing site purposes open for disposition in favor of the bona fide occupants in accordance with the provisions of Republic Act No. 7279, otherwise known as as the Urban Development and Housing Act, subject to private rights, if any there be, and to final survey, which parcel of land is more particularly described as follows:

A PARCEL OF LAND described in Bureau of Lands plan-Ir-303, situated in the Barrio of Dumagok, Municipal District of Labangan, Province of Zamboanga, Island of Dumagok (now Pagadian City, Zamboanga Del Sur). Bounded on all sides by Pagadian Bay.

Bounded on the S.E., along 1-2-3 BY EXISTING ROAD; on the S.W., along line 3-4 by Portion of Lot 7 before Lot No. 1-New-C. Blk 933, Cad-13; on the N. W., along lines 4-5 by PASIG RIVER; and on the N.E., along lines 5-6-7-1 by portion of Lot 7, before Lot No. Blk 933, Cad 13, containing an area ofFive Thousand Five Hundred Seventeen (5,517) square meters, more or less.

Beginning at a pint marked "1" on plan Ir-303, S. 23 23 W, 1.361 m., more or less, for B.L.L.M. No. 1, barrio of Pagadian, municipa district of Labangan, thence:

S. 02 50 E., 20.88 m. to point 2;

S. 14 19 W., 22.89 m. to point 3

S. 68 09 W., 61.04 m. to point 4;

S. 86 07 W., 65.04 m. to point 5;

N. 51 51 W., 101,07 m. to point 6;

N. 67 08 W., 309,33 m. to point 7;

N. 08 16 W., 30.14 m. to point 8;

N. 22 16 E., 56.87 m. to point 9;

N. 19 58 E., 66.09 m. to point 10;

N. 89 58 E., 138.53 m. to point 11;

S. 73 58 E., 140.57 m. to point 12;

S. 47 47 E., 135,01 m. to point 13;

S. 51 36 E., 32.24 m. to point 14;

S. 29 16 E., 100.57 m. to point 15;

S. 08 10 E., 20.00 m. to point of beginning

Points 1 and 2, P.L.S. concrete monuments; points 3. 4, 5, 6, 7. 8, 9, 10. 11, 12, 13,14, and 15,. Stakes; points and 12, crosses cut on trees points 1 to 15, inclusive, on shore of Pagadian Bay. Points referred to marked on plan Ir-303. Bearings true. Declination 1 37 E. Surveyed, July 14-15, 1931, Approved, December 24, 1931.

The Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources is hereby authorized to issue a Special Patent covering the area herein reserved for socialized housing purposes in favor of the National Housing Authority (NHA).

The NHA shall reimburse the national government the value of the land after the final payment of the areas reserved for socialized housing purposes by the qualified beneficiaries.

Such parts of the area herein declared open to disposition which are being used or earmarked for public or quasi-public purposes shall be excluded from such disposition.

A Local Inter-Agency Committee (LIAC) is hereby created to formulate a comprehensive housing development plan for the area, cause final survey to be undertaken, draw up and adopt guidelines for beneficiary selection and land pricing and implement the appropriate disposition scheme. The LIAC shall be composed of the City Government of Pagadian as Chair, the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council as Co-Chair, the DPWH as Vice Chair, and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Presidential Commission on Urban Poor, and the representative of the homeowners association, as members. The LIAC shall formulate and adopt the Implementing Rules and Regulation of this Proclamation.

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 29th day of March in the year of our Lord, Two Thousand and Four.

(Sgd.) GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO

By the President:

(Sgd.) ALBERTO G. ROMULO
Executive Secretary


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