Proclamation No. 1111
ESTABLISHING AS RESERVATION FOR THE PURPOSE OF THE EXPLORATION, DEVELOPMENT, EXPLOITATION AND UTILIZATION OF GEOTHERMAL ENERGY, NATURAL GAS AND METHANE GAS A PARCEL OF LAND IN THE PROVINCES OF LAGUNA, QUEZON, BATANGAS, ISLAND OF LUZON, PHILIPPINES
WHEREAS, under Republic Act No. 5092, the Government reserves the right to undertake the exploration for tapping, or utilization of geothermal energy, natural gas or methane gas either by itself or thru its instrumentalities, or thru competent persons qualified to undertake such work as independent contractor or contractors;
WHEREAS, the Commission on Volcanology, under the National Science Development Board, and the Bureau of Mines have undertaken preliminary investigative studies of the geothermal area in the vicinity of Mount Makiling in Laguna and Mount Banahao in Quezon Province;
WHEREAS, it is to the interest of the State that the land covered by the preliminary investigative studies of the geothermal and the above-mentioned be reserved for this purpose.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, upon recommendation of the Secretary of Agriculture and Natural Resources, and to implement the provisions of Section 5, Republic Act No. 5092, hereby set apart as reservation under the administration of the National Power Corporation for the purpose of developing, exploiting and utilizing geothermal energy, a parcel of land in the provinces of Laguna, Quezon and Batangas, Island of Luzon, Philippines, more particularly described and bounded, as follows:
Beginning at point “1”, whose geographic position is latitude 14˚ 15’ N, Longitude 121˚ 30’ E, located at the Municipality of Cavinti, Laguna;
Thence, due South, to point “2”, whose geographic position is latitude 13˚ 55’, longitude 121˚ 30’ E, located at the Municipality of Sariaya, Quezon;
Thence, due West, to point “3”, whose geographic position is latitude 13˚ 55’ N, longitude 121˚ 05’ E, located at the Municipality of Cuenca, Batangas;
Thence, due North, to point “42”, whose geographic position is latitude 14˚ 15’ N, longitude 121˚ 05’ E, located at the Municipality of Canlubang, Laguna;
Thence, due East, to point “1”, which is the point of beginning, whose geographic position is latitude 14˚ 15’ N, longitude 121˚ 30’ E,
containing an approximate area of One Thousand Six Hundred Twenty (1,620) Square Kilometers or One Hundred Sixty Two (162) Hectares.
This reservation is subject to private rights, if any there be, and no entry shall be made into private property without the prior consent and approval of the owner as provided under existing laws.
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 21st day of February, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and seventy three.
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