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Republic of the Philippines HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES Quezon City SIXTEENTH CONGRESS First Regular Session HOUSE BILL No. ______________

Introduced by Representative Ben P. Evardone Lone District, Eastern Samar

AN ACT DECLARING THE SAMAR ISLAND NATURAL PARK (SINP), SITUATED IN THE PROVINCES OF SAMAR, NORTHERN SAMAR AND EASTERN SAMAR, AS A PROTECTED AREA AND ITS PERIPHERAL AREAS AS BUFFER ZONE, PROVIDING FOR ITS MANAGEMENT AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled: 1 2 3 5 4(SINP) Act of 2013. SEC. 2. Declaration of Policy. Considering the importance of the unique 6biological resources of Samar Island as well as its aesthetic and ecological features, 7it is necessary for the State to undertake steps for its protection and preservation. It 8is hereby declared the policy of the State to ensure the conservation, protection and 9preservation of Samar Island as a protected area, while promoting the culture and 10way of life of the communities therein in accord with the rhythm and harmony of 11nature. In so doing, the State shall ensure the protection of biodiversity and the 12promotion of sustainable and participatory development, and shall also advance and 13protect the interests of legitimate inhabitants and honor their customary laws. 14 SEC. 3. Category. Given the physical and natural features and socio cultural 15and economic importance that contribute to its valuable role as life support system 16for the people living within and around Samar Island, the protected area established 17pursuant to this Act is hereby categorized as a natural park in accordance with CHAPTER I INTRODUCTORY PROVISIONS SECTION 1. Title. This Act shall be known as the Samar Island Natural Park

1Sections 3(b) and 4(h) of Republic Act No. 7586, otherwise known as the National 2Integrated Protected Areas System Act of 1992. 3 SEC. 4. Scope. The Samar Island Natural Park (SINP) and its buffer zone 4shall cover parcels of land located in the Municipalities of Lope de Vega, Silvino 5Lubos, Catubig, Las Navas and Mondragon in the Province of Northern Samar; the 6Cities of Calbayog and Catbalogan and the Municipalities of San Jose de Buan, 7Paranas, Motiong, Jiabong, San Jorge, Gandara, Matuguinao, Calbiga, Hinabangan, 8Pinabacdao, Marabut, Basey in the Province of Samar; the City of Borongan and the 9Municipalities of Arteche, Dolores, Oras, Jipapad, Maslog, Can-Avid, Taft, Sulat, San 10Julian, 12 Maydolong, Balangkayan, Llorente, Hernani, General McArthur, 11Quinapondan, Giporlos, Balangiga and Lawaan in the Province of Eastern Samar. The SINP contains an aggregate area of Three Hundred Thirty-Three Thousand 13Three Hundred (333,300) hectares, more or less. Its boundary begins at a point 14marked 1 on the map, which is located at PRS Station MAC-11 located at 15Barangay Alang-alang, Municipality of General McArthur, Province of Eastern Samar 16at 11o1615.461 North Latitude, 125 o2925.137 East Longitude with bearing and 17distance to the succeeding points as follows: 18 Corner 1 is located at Barangay Roxas, Municipality of General McArthur, 19Province of Eastern Samar at 11 o1630.56 North Latitude and 125 o2826.04 East 20Longitude: 21Corner 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33
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Bearing N/S Deg Min E/W N S N N N S N S S S S 75 67 54 44 35 66 3 39 13 62 80 35 10 4 32 27 1 52 37 9 26 37 W W W E W W E W W E W

Distance (Meters) 1,851.43 1,907.49 1,462.66 2,504.02 2,411.00 2,123.07 3,079.76 2,515.95 5,965.12 993.06 2,090.14

Location

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A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground
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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33
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12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44

N S S N S N S N S S S S S S S N N N N S S S S N S S S N N N S N N

49 27 20 42 8 55 3 46 70 0 65 61 38 13 43 15 75 46 66 77 26 67 69 20 72 34 85 23 25 15 89 32 55

55 42 18 46 23 7 50 31 38 33 56 7 33 7 14 31 26 42 21 15 13 36 15 35 76 26 47 58 59 6 7 14 25

W W E E E E W E E W W W W E W W W W W W W E W W W W W W E E E W E

1,905.29 2,604.22 2,193.76 2,765.71 2,732.33 5,652.32 2,217.34 2,504.61 1,447.82 2,713.20 2,722.20 1,211.73 826.02 2,018.32 2,786.75 4,558.07 1,944.17 5,592.34 2,749.96 1,679.00 1,439.08 1,608.43 1,913.20 951.43 1,940.36 1,714.59 3,377.39 3,663.54 3,316.84 1,973.42 1,880.68 3,303.19 1,951.09

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33
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45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77

N N S S S N S N N N N N S S N N S N N N N N N N N N S N S N N N N

15 39 81 23 43 63 50 74 36 39 14 80 8 55 17 6 86 22 42 6 0 15 30 29 19 84 58 66 69 71 81 54 10

37 52 11 44 56 39 10 15 14 48 48 27 41 46 54 17 43 1 7 55 22 42 6 45 54 14 31 32 44 20 55 42 21

E W W E W W W W E W E W W W W E E W W W W E W E E W W W W W W W W

3,254.89 2,320.14 1,411.26 2,113.62 1,921.39 1,658.78 2,880.75 1,355.11 1,486.31 2,038.48 3,432.71 1,291.44 1,398.78 3,006.21 1,581.71 3,585.69 2,125.76 2,915.67 2,939.54 5,818.02 5,100.29 2,457.89 3,265.99 5,734.38 1,960.22 4,262.39 2,237.12 1,618.42 1,065.42 1,438.88 1,743.94 2,338.58 843.27

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33
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78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99

N S N N N N N N N N N S N N N S N N N S N N

58 83 4 14 49 12 47 15 21 89 42 53 12 27 66 30 1 39 29 85 22 87 49 30 86 34 18 67 20 52 7 72 54

54 28 40 58 10 54 37 4 13 21 35 11 38 10 28 54 56 17 9 58 38 9 57 36 24 59 12 17 36 41 41 51 43

E E E E W W E E W W W W W W E E E E W W W E E E E E W W E W E W W

1,308.72 8,627.65 3,329.41 2,576.32 3,522.92 2,174.65 7,251.37 2,673.15 2,932.55 2,572.98 6,174.33 718.10 1,385.35 1,657.53 1,155.06 2,004.76 1,783.07 2,818.90 2,673.10 879.58 865.40 1,241.99 1,383.94 1,962.82 970.21 1,687.93 1,358.19 1,115.01 2,232.48 3,346.73 2,480.43 1,772.89 4,040.59

A point on the ground A point on the ground At the edge of a rocky cliff A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground
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100 S 101 S 102 S 103 N 104 N 105 S 106 N 107 S 108 N 109 S 110 N

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33
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111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119

S N N N N N N N

52 32 27 48 18 89 6 71 39 3 79 68 7 87 20 4 37 7 64 44 82 25 77 8 36 13 54 81 60 40 19 54

13 10 43 46 36 26 37 55 42 15 23 14 30 8 30 59 34 52 20 59 38 37 33 55 53 31 13 15 56 40 15 31

W E W E E W W W E E W W E W W W W E E W E E W E W W E E E W W W

3,712.24 3,521.41 1,561.65 2,051.21 2,463.98 3,024.71 1,577.46 890.83 2,335.12 1,278.03 1,600.29 1,999.78 1,823.29 3,740.99 1,846.67 1,640.16 4,873.02 2,480.60 1,767.97 3,120.81 2,909.94 1,677.39 1,328.96 2,849.84 2,923.58 2,419.79 1,295.55 2,312.21 1,010.18 3,288.43 2,228.15 3,579.83 1,746.63

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Due North

120 N 121 N 122 N 123 S 124 N 125 S 126 S 127 S 128 S 129 S 130 N 131 S 132 N 133 S 134 S 135 S 136 S 137 S 138 S 139 S 140 N 141 S 142 S 143 S

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33
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144 S 145 S 146 S 147 N 148 N 149 N 150 N 151 N 152 N 153 N 155 N 156 N 157 N 158 N 159 N 160 N 161 N 162 S 163 S 164 S 165 N 166 N 167 S 168 N 169 S 170 N 171 N 172 N 173 S 174 N 175 N 176 N

26 53 10 58 37 82 13 22 22 7 34 59 37 37 24 42 64 32 16 51 69 84 11 63 59 11 39 26 49 79 4 24

42 55 57 1 23 40 57 36 45 38 1 28 6 2 48 1 48 16 10 8 20 55 40 42 46 56 28 49 2 55 44 34

E W W W E W E W W E W E W E W W W W W W W W E W W W W E E E E W

1,616.41 1,460.49 1,752.49 3,888.32 3,788.86 2,410.13 4,146.96 5,192.36 2,032.55 3,192.90 3,226.14 5,079.24 2,598.47 3,005.75 4,117.53 3,385.14 2,482.40 2,671.90 4,249.98 3,806.35 2,641.82 1,744.41 698.05 1,192.36 2,292.31 1,645.41 1,601.90 2,708.27 1,342.18 2,720.55 2,272.43 1,849.73 2,467.22

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154 Due North

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33
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177 N 178 N 179 N 180 N 181 N 182 N 183 S 184 S 185 N 186 S 187 N 188 N 189 N 190 N 191 N 192 S 193 S 194 S 195 S 196 S 197 S 198 S 199 N 200 N 201 N 202 S 203 S 204 N 205 N 206 S 207 S 208 N 209 N

83 83 10 76 46 27 81 33 54 63 10 73 26 9 71 57 20 55 51 28 88 23 28 11 41 50 86 12 64 20 48 26 79

44 50 5 10 51 16 54 1 35 42 46 49 57 11 12 14 46 49 53 29 45 53 2 58 33 38 5 4 18 16 6 12 0

W W W E W E W W W E W E E E E E W E W E E E E W E E E E E W E E E

4,256.63 4,620.49 1,373.39 2,303.90 1,034.55 1,520.17 2,381.37 4,833.61 1,593.38 1,112.00 3,535.13 5,823.20 2,204.87 4,574.52 4,660.87 682.23 1,281.14 876.06 2,536.19 2,657.75 2,931.76 2,756.47 1,287.53 2,324.55 410.32 2,617.59 1,362.93 3,769.87 1,911.59 1,047.95 3,084.04 2,944.56 2,893.43

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210 S 211 S 212 S 213 S 214 S 215 N 216 N 217 N 218 N 219 S 220 S 221 S 222 N 223 N 224 N 225 N 226 S 227 S 228 S 229 N 230 N 231 N 232 N 233 N 234 S 235 N 236 N 237 S 238 S 239 S 240 S 241 N 242 S

13 45 82 6 44 80 73 40 23 75 39 23 67 9 83 82 25 7 14 74 45 58 1 56 49 33 60 38 54 17 75 42 79

57 41 58 42 30 8 49 26 28 44 26 21 52 6 3 52 33 9 4 4 13 50 48 34 5 26 44 5 18 18 33 34 41

E W W W E E E W E E E E E E W E E W E E E W E E E E E E W E E E E

2,881.11 2,154.43 3,501.59 2,598.59 4,396.03 2,147.55 3,304.59 2,422.46 1,138.78 2,993.38 2,426.61 1,372.20 815.67 2,862.88 2,283.33 5,695.12 1,191.82 1,455.45 1,742.08 2,577.12 1,745.26 1,483.63 3,811.90 1,339.32 5,439.93 2,246.77 3,774.53 3,628.43 1,264.71 611.30 1,841.63 2,588.68 1,536.06

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33
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243 S 244 N 245 S 246 S 247 S 248 S 249 S 251 S 252 N 253 S 254 S 255 S 256 S 257 S 258 S 259 S 260 S 261 N 262 S 263 S 264 S 265 N 266 S 267 S 268 S 269 S 270 S 271 S 272 S 273 S 274 N 275 S

31 87 24 18 37 19 3 27 79 23 21 5 26 55 6 34 88 69 43 8 42 21 52 34 3 82 21 52 55 0 80 3

14 2 55 6 38 57 53 16 3 24 57 37 22 55 54 14 36 19 54 35 7 58 18 41 36 42 39 57 49 51 7 32

E W E W E W E E E E W E E W E E E E W E E E E W W E W E E E W W

1,867.62 1,755.25 2,946.37 1,455.09 3,915.70 2,386.86 2,709.93 4,141.99 3,040.59 4,064.38 1,907.53 1,855.88 5,618.47 8,054.52 6,205.35 5,075.14 2,154.28 2,421.76 6,369.48 4,184.08 3,883.46 3,931.23 5,403.22 3,561.16 4,300.74 2,832.55 2,869.54 6,052.66 2,392.60 2,564.88 2,243.14 3,197.78 2,401.33

A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground Boundary of A and D & Timberland A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground
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250 Due West

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33
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276 S 277 S 278 S 279 S 281 S 282 S 283 S 284 N 285 N 286 N 287 S 288 S 289 S 290 S 291 S 292 S 293 N 294 N 296 S 297 N 298 N 299 N 300 S 301 S 302 S 303 S 304 N 305 S 306 N 307 S 308 S

37 31 65 13 63 34 26 85 1 88 3 73 57 11 30 37 75 1 63 41 26 41 12 26 40 53 61 64 17 29 45

31 7 0 47 35 13 45 6 41 41 0 57 11 32 42 7 19 29 45 43 11 45 27 0 2 52 3 50 5 35 50

W E W W E E E E E E E W W W E W W E W W E W W E E W W W W W E

2,830.39 2,761.12 3,206.87 2,658.12 2,949.57 1,929.40 2,375.71 1,822.37 3,284.28 983.66 1,424.48 1,784.36 1,229.18 1,477.09 752.80 1,785.10 501.38 5,547.15 2,234.71 251.08 2,228.58 2,097.22 1,301.76 1,275.53 2,517.74 2,494.12 1,603.75 2,661.82 2,217.76 774.64 931.81 919.12 4,272.23

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280 Due South

295 Due North

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33
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309 N 310 N 311 N 312 S 313 N 314 S 315 S 316 S 317 N 318 N 319 S 320 S 321 N 322 N 323 S 324 S 325 S 326 S 327 S 328 N 329 S 330 N 331 S 332 N 333 S 334 S 335 S 336 S 337 S

3 53 36 23 40 29 3 46 19 82 11 85 12 54 47 8 76 36 43 72 22 55 17 73 7 76 12 18 64

58 26 45 23 2 6 27 53 26 28 24 15 53 44 15 20 21 46 4 34 50 19 45 56 45 31 13 32 46

E W E E E E W E E E W E E E E E W W E E W E

862.42 566.48 1,112.86 4,516.85 3,293.77 2,811.03 1,970.10 2,244.89 1,271.19 947.72 1,065.97 365.06 1,891.69 853.07 1,446.46 2,111.14 1,309.78 2,073.08 755.96 4,224.33 3,269.17 2,651.74

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W 1,484.70 W E 662.85 682.03

A point on the ground A point on the ground E 2,619.95 W 2,987.49 E 2,396.67 W 1,373.57
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A point on the ground 338 S 339 S 81 32 24 4 E 1,625.96 E 3,549.89 A point on the ground A point on the ground

The buffer zone of the SINP contains an aggregate area of One Hundred

7Twenty-Five Thousand Four Hundred (125,400) hectares, more or less, described as 8follows: 9 Tie point is at corner 1 located at 11o4944 North Latitude and 125 o1607 East Bearing N/S Deg Min 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 S S S S S S S S S S S S N N N N N N S 87 22 41 55 9 2 84 69 17 13 79 68 37 13 75 27 21 69 43 37 36 24 11 26 18 17 13 26 57 6 16 55 57 17 15 11 5 21 E/W E 2,125.03 W 2,830.65 W 1,968.79 E 1,664.45 E 2,428.74 W 2,183.33 W 2,194.91 W 1,913.35 W 3,930.68 E 1,012.69 W 1,637.29 W 1,665.06 W 2,917.99 W 2,025.38 W 1,443.48 W 863.45 E 1,087.90 W 4,289.04 W 2,030.34 A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground
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10Longitude, Center of Canhagimit Bridge: 11Corner 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31


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Distance (Meters)

Location

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20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52

S N S S N N N N S N S S N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N S S S N N S

77 76 36 75 70 8 39 19 21 14 75 80 2 66 87 25 21 21 37 9 10 1 17 36 13 30 60 42 61 67 79 67 79

27 7 52 0 15 38 20 44 10 2 55 57 55 3 57 19 26 38 51 28 51 21 29 0 5 20 23 56 20 27 34 34 21

W 1,988.70 W 1,656.76 W 1,767.74 W 2,857.64 W 3,901.49 W 3,045.10 W 1,389.32 E 6,007.33 E 4,447.91 W 7,632.34 W 2,532.10 W 2,548.60 E 3,537.92 W 3,551.37 W 849.57 E 1,699.83 W 2,409.03 E 2,710.74 W 2,372.73 W 2,958.79 W 4,035.18 W 5,224.49 E 2,416.34 W 2,011.97 W 1,645.49 E 6,053.36 W 3,415.82 W W W W W W 755.65 897.39 721.50 677.65 884.94 832.16

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33
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53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83

N N N S S N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N S N N S

85 70 67 75 68 40 80 63 36 22 42 78 47 33 33 4 80 87 16 34 31 13 35 58 29 13 81 47 31 80

52 40 21 49 41 48 25 7 29 20 38 32 20 19 18 20 24 20 19 11 39 49 7 38 56 28 19 13 34 23

W W W W W W W W W W W W W E E E

425.19 834.71 558.05 999.74 214.68 422.68 324.62 552.97 815.12 458.52 398.58 626.28 463.58 453.22 551.49 220.59 801.13

At the edge of a rocky cliff At the edge of a rocky cliff On the north bank of Palaspas Creek At the edge of a rocky cliff At the edge of a rocky cliff On the north bank of Macanog Creek On the north bank of Macabacod Creek At the edge of a rocky cliff At the edge of a rocky cliff At the edge of a rocky cliff On the north edge of a logging trail Near edge of rock cliff Near edge of rock cliff On the north side of a logging trail At the edge of a rocky forest On the east side of a logging trail/ edge of a rocky forest Near edge of cliff and rocky land Corner 9 A and D, Block 1, Samar LC Project 36, Wright LC 1182 A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground
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Due North

E 1,290.11 E 6,639.95 E 3,553.84 W 4,529.96 W 288.68 E 1,898.60 E 3,945.09 E 2,658.37 E 1,879.47 W 2,084.87 W 1,837.11 W 3,300.65 W 2,487.62 W 2,210.10

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33
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84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99

N N N N N N S S S S S S S N N

20 3 22 12 36 50 21 59 35 11 33 11 50 59 3 18 25 39 21 2 21 11 31 26 34 41 52 23 28 55

58 7 35 35 2 40 29 21 33 17 18 8 55 33 53 31 51 49 38 40 34 53 40 32 6 9 31 11 24 0

W 2,961.17 E 2,769.37 E 4,725.59 W 1,668.40 W 2,469.27 W 2,424.51 W 495.33 W 4,219.86 W 1,925.80 W 2,318.50 W 3,308.06 E 2,348.65 W 1,949.48 W 5,336.04 E 3,141.09 2,826.69 E 3,337.14 W 2,219.41 W 3,400.69 W 2,049.57 W 2,583.75 W 3,535.47 W 3,516.93 E 3,861.69 W 2,164.03 E 2,967.62 W 1,836.82 1,997.15 W 2,475.25 W 2,305.86 W 2,863.28 2,089.33 W 3,212.05

A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground
16

Due North

100 N 101 N 102 N 103 N 104 N 105 N 106 N 107 N 108 N 109 N 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 N N S S S

Due North

Due South

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33
2 3

117 118 119

S N S

74 82 78 39 29 42 68 88 82 26 29 10 53 74 1 3 70 66 69 89 36 20 42 57 80 65 34 68 63 88 39 10 19

5 23 18 24 18 22 53 33 15 51 25 23 43 54 6 37 56 4 28 57 9 53 36 3 36 39 32 53 29 43 19 4 49

W 2,012.53 W 2,562.14 W 2,717.59 W 2,188.64 W 4,194.66 E 1,661.79 W 4,275.67 W 2,328.33 W 2,257.86 W 2,136.51 W 1,412.04 W 1,499.72 E 3,265.03 E 5,636.07 W 2,981.04 E 4,371.57 E 1,406.95 E 2,116.27 E 2,097.57 E 1,963.64 E 1,637.37 E 2,368.49 W 1,417.09 E 791.76 E 1,684.67 E 2,387.36 E 3,840.33 E 2,817.31 E 3,850.11 E 2,780.14 E 715.02 W 1,903.50 E 1,959.73

A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground
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120 N 121 N 122 N 123 N 124 S 125 S 126 N 127 N 128 N 129 N 130 N 131 N 132 N 133 N 134 N 135 N 136 S 137 S 138 S 139 S 140 S 141 N 142 S 143 N 144 S 145 N 146 S 147 S 148 S 149 S

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33
2 3

150 S 151 S 152 S 153 S 154 S 155 N 156 N 157 N 158 S 159 N 160 S 161 S 162 N 163 N 164 N 165 N 166 S 167 S 168 S 169 N 170 N 171 S 172 N 173 S 174 S 175 S 176 S 177 S 178 S 179 S 180 S 181 S 182 S

44 47 85 13 38 73 26 64 81 58 63 78 72 44 37 69 55 79 11 55 45 41 64 79 39 47 18 71 79 18 8 46 9

32 10 20 26 11 59 38 22 9 41 3 31 37 31 50 16 0 47 9 39 57 0 30 48 51 41 6 43 10 57 16 46 22

W 1,292.82 W 2,349.36 W 1,879.85 W 1,042.37 E 2,932.29 E 2,892.91 W 1,684.49 E 1,206.80 E 3,394.80 E 3,961.41 E 1,830.56 E 1,541.86 E 2,058.09 E 1,508.33 W 2,217.24 E 2,778.28 E 2,730.36 E 1,381.77 E 2,348.58 E 2,451.68 E 4,201.22 E 3,825.11 E 1,572.87 E 2,763.59 E 3,918.91 W 1,919.08 W 3,201.19 E 10,253.70 W 6,246.53 W 1,949.79 E 2,328.30 E 1,702.90 W 2,585.13

A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground
18

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33
2 3

183 S 184 S 185 S 186 S 187 S 188 S 189 S 190 S 191 S 192 N 193 S 194 S 195 S 196 S 197 S 198 N 199 S 200 S 201 S 202 S 203 S 204 S 205 S 206 S 207 S 208 S 209 S 210 S 211 S 212 S 213 N 214 S

9 5 33 2 13 61 77 7 39 70 46 22 53 4 65 46 41 15 38 29 82 20 49 6 70 19 86 32 14 74 72 16

32 54 25 37 1 40 3 36 55 15 41 1 47 31 57 39 17 38 41 23 2 15 28 15 26 7 46 44 12 17 58 31

E 1,837.86 E 5,652.06 E 5,885.80 W 1,291.88 E 3,373.50 W 583.95 W 5,369.60 E 3,688.21 E 1,841.29 E 7,937.80 E 1,207.57 E 2,186.29 W 4,271.98 W 2,650.85 E 1,127.56 E 5,154.54 E 4,410.57 W 1,340.60 W 2,127.59 W 2,893.43 E 3,515.89 E 1,931.27 W 2,983.77 W 2,194.90 E 1,736.16 E 1,300.07 E 1,061.60 E 2,189.36 W 3,804.67 W 1,824.10 W 1,774.63 W 2,757.19

A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground Corner 145, Project 31, Block G, LC-2827 A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground
19

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33
2 3

215 S 216 S 217 S 218 S 219 S 220 N 221 S 222 S 223 S 224 S 225 S 226 S 227 S 228 S 229 S 230 S 231 S 232 S 233 S 234 N 235 S 236 S 237 S 238 N 239 N 240 S 241 S 242 N 243 N 244 N 245 N 246 N 247 N

18 71 5 59 24 60 81 10 74 5 88 72 55 41 85 40 25 29 70 88 4 16 64 45 64 63 29 87 32 81 64 18 12

59 6 53 52 20 24 45 4 6 10 35 57 33 2 43 25 33 58 2 29 57 25 35 29 39 52 49 37 4 24 46 32 13

E 4,579.42 W 3,616.79 E 2,995.66 E 1,839.11 E 2,729.55 E 2,681.18 E 2,756.03 E 4,024.31 W 2,141.75 W 3,980.14 W 4,699.26 W 4,280.94 E 4,120.01 E 3,051.51 E 4,438.28 E 4,917.44 W 1,260.99 E 5,173.35 E 7,973.07 E 3,761.21 W 2,745.27 E 1,728.65 W 503.19 W 3,280.70 W 5,004.09 W 4,690.86 E 4,953.46 W 2,125.03 W 3,549.89 W 1,625.96 E 1,373.57 W 2,396.67 E 2,987.49

A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground
20

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33
2 3

248 N 249 N 250 S 251 N 252 S 253 N 254 S 255 N 256 N 257 N 258 N 259 N 260 S 261 S 262 N 263 N 264 S 265 S 266 N 267 N 268 N 269 S 270 N 271 S 272 S 273 S 274 N 275 N 276 S 277 N 278 S 279 N 280 N

76 7 73 17 55 22 72 43 36 76 8 47 54 12 85 11 82 19 46 3 29 40 23 36 53 3 45 29 17 64 61 53 40

31 45 56 45 19 50 34 4 46 21 20 15 44 53 15 24 28 26 53 27 6 2 23 45 26 58 50 35 5 5 3 52 2

W 2,619.95 W E 682.03 662.85

A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground
21

E 1,484.70 W 2,651.74 E 3,269.17 W 4,224.33 W 755.96 E 2,073.08 E 1,309.78 W 2,111.14 W 1,446.46 W W W 853.07 365.06 947.72 W 1,891.69 E 1,065.97 W 1,271.19 W 2,244.89 E 1,970.10 W 2,811.03 W 3,293.77 W 4,516.85 W 1,112.86 E W E E E 566.48 862.42 919.12 931.81 774.64

W 4,272.23

E 2,217.76 E 2,661.82 W 1,603.75

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33
2 3

281 N 282 N 283 S 284 S 285 S 286 N 287 S 288 S 289 S 290 N 291 N 292 N 293 N 294 N 295 N 296 S 297 S 298 S 299 N 300 N 301 N 303 N 304 N 305 N 306 N 307 N 308 S 309 N 310 N 311 N 312 N 313 N

26 12 41 26 41 63 0 1 75 37 30 11 57 73 3 88 1 85 26 34 63 13 65 31 37 3 80 0 55 52 21 82

0 27 45 11 43 45 4 29 19 7 42 32 11 57 0 41 41 6 45 13 35 47 0 7 31 32 7 51 49 57 39 42

W 2,494.12 E 2,517.74 E 1,275.53 W 1,301.76 E 2,097.22 E 2,228.58 E 215.08 W 2,243.71 E 5,547.15 E E 501.38 52.80 W 1,785.10 E 1,477.09 E 1,229.18 W 1,784.36 W 1,424.48 W 983.66 W 3,284.28 W 1,822.37 W 2,375.71 W 1,929.40 2,949.57 E 2,658.12 E 3,206.87 W 2,761.12 E 2,830.39 E 2,401.33 E 3,197.78 W 2,243.14 W 2,564.88 W 2,392.60 E 6,052.66 W 2,869.54

A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground
22

302 Due South

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33
2 3

314 N 315 N 316 N 317 S 318 N 319 N 320 N 321 S 322 N 323 N 324 N 325 N 326 N 327 N 328 N 329 N 330 S 331 N 332 N 333 N 334 N 335 N 336 N 337 N 338 S 339 N 340 N 341 S 342 N 343 N 344 N 345 N 346 S

3 34 52 21 42 8 43 69 88 34 6 55 26 5 21 23 79 27 89 3 19 37 18 24 87 31 79 42 75 17 54 38 60

36 41 18 58 7 35 54 19 36 14 54 55 22 37 57 24 3 16 57 53 57 38 6 55 2 14 41 34 33 18 18 5 44

E 2,832.55 E 4,300.74 W 3,561.16 W 5,403.22 W 3,931.23 W 3,883.46 E 4,184.08 W 6,369.48 W 2,421.76 W 2,154.28 W 5,075.14 E 6,205.35 W 8,054.52 W 5,618.47 E 1,855.88 W 1,907.53 W 4,064.38 W 3,040.59 E 4,141.99 W 2,709.93 E 2,386.86 W 3,915.70 E 1,455.09 W 2,946.37 E 1,755.25 W 1,867.62 W 1,536.06 W 2,588.68 W 1,841.63 W 611.30 E 1,264.71 W 3,628.43 W 3,774.53

A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground
23

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33
2 3

347 S 348 N 349 S 350 S 351 S 352 S 353 S 354 N 355 N 356 N 357 S 358 S 359 S 360 S 361 N 362 N 363 N 364 S 365 S 366 S 367 S 368 N 369 N 370 N 371 N 372 N 373 S 374 S 375 N 376 N 377 S 378 S 379 N

33 49 56 1 58 45 74 14 7 25 82 83 9 67 23 39 75 23 40 73 80 44 6 82 45 13 79 26 48 20 64 12 86

26 5 34 48 50 13 4 4 9 33 52 3 6 52 21 26 44 28 26 49 8 30 42 58 41 57 0 12 6 16 18 4 5

W 2,246.77 W 5,439.93 W 1,339.32 W 3,811.90 E 1,483.63 W 1,745.26 W 2,577.12 W 1,742.08 E 1,455.45 W 1,191.82 W 5,695.12 E 2,283.33 W 2,862.88 W 815.67 W 1,372.20 W 2,426.61 W 2,993.38 W 1,138.78 E 2,422.46 W 3,304.59 W 2,147.55 W 4,396.03 E 2,598.59 E 3,501.59 E 2,154.43 W 2,881.11 W 2,893.43 W 2,944.56 W 3,084.04 E 1,047.95 W 1,911.59 W 3,769.87 W 1,362.93

A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground
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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33
2 3

380 N 381 S 382 S 383 S 384 N 385 N 386 N 387 N 388 N 389 N 390 N 391 S 392 S 393 S 394 S 395 S 396 N 397 S 398 N 399 N 400 S 401 S 402 S 403 S 404 S 405 S 406 S 407 S 408 S 409 N 410 S 411 S 412 S

50 41 11 28 23 88 28 51 55 20 57 71 9 26 73 10 63 54 33 81 27 46 76 10 83 83 24 4 79 49 26 39 11

38 33 58 2 53 45 29 53 49 46 14 12 11 57 49 46 42 35 1 54 16 51 10 5 50 44 34 44 55 2 49 28 56

W 2,617.59 W 410.32 E 2,324.55 W 1,287.53 W 2,756.47 W 2,931.76 W 2,657.75 E 2,536.19 W W 876.06 682.23 E 1,281.14 W 4,660.87 W 4,574.57 W 2,204.87 W 5,823.20 E 3,535.13 W 1,112.00 E 1,593.38 E 4,833.61 E 2,381.37 W 1,520.17 E 1,034.55 W 2,303.90 E 1,373.39 E 4,620.49 E 4,256.63 E 2,467.22 W 1,849.73 W 2,272.43 W 2,720.55 W 1,342.18 E 2,708.27 E 1,601.90

A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground
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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33
2 3

413 N 414 S 415 N 416 S 418 N 419 N 420 N 421 S 422 S 423 S 424 S 425 S 426 S 427 S 429 S 430 S 431 S 432 S 433 S 434 S 435 S 436 N 437 N 438 N 439 N 440 N 441 N 442 S 443 N 444 N 445 N

59 63 11 84 51 16 32 64 42 24 37 37 59 34 7 22 22 13 82 37 58 10 53 26 54 19 40 60 81 54 13

46 42 40 55 20 8 10 16 38 1 48 2 6 28 1 38 45 36 57 40 23 1 57 55 42 31 15 40 56 15 13 31

E 1,645.41 E 2,292.31 W 1,192.36 E 698.05 E 1,744.41 E 2,641.82 E 3,806.35 E 4,249.98 E 2,671.90 E 2,482.40 E 3,385.14 W 4,117.53 E 3,005.75 W 2,598.47 E 5,079.24 3,226.14 W 3,192.90 E 2,032.55 E 5,192.36 W 4,146.96 E 2,410.13 W 3,788.86 E 3,888.32 E 1,752.49 E 1,460.49 W 1,616.41 E 1,746.63 E 3,579.83 E 2,228.15 W 3,288.43 W 1,010.18 W 2,312.21 E 1,295.55

A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground
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417 S 69

428 Due South

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33
2 3

446 N 447 N 448 N 449 N 450 S 451 N 452 S 453 N 454 N 455 N 456 N 457 N 458 S 459 N 460 S 461 S 462 S 464 S 465 S 466 S 467 S 468 S 469 S 470 S 471 N 472 S 473 N 474 S 475 N 476 S 477 N 478 S

36 8 77 25 82 44 64 7 37 4 20 87 7 68 79 3 39 71 6 89 18 48 27 32 52 54 72 7 52 20 67 18

53 55 33 37 38 59 20 52 34 59 30 8 30 14 23 15 42 55 37 26 36 46 43 10 13 43 51 41 41 36 17 12

E 2,419.79 W 2,923.58 E 2,849.84 W 1,328.96 W 1,677.39 E 2,909.94 W 3,120.81 W 1,767.97 E 2,480.60 E 4,873.02 E 1,640.16 E 1,846.67 W 3,470.99 E 1,823.29 E 1,999.78 W 1,600.29 W 1,278.03 2,335.12 E 890.83 E 1,577.46 E 3,024.71 W 2,463.98 W 2,051.21 E 1,561.65 W 3,521.41 E 3,712.24 E 4,040.59 E 1,772.89 W 2,480.43 E 3,346.73 W 2,232.48 E 1,115.01 E 1,358.19

A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground
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463 Due South

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33
2 3

479 S 480 N 481 N 482 N 483 S 484 S 485 N 486 S 487 S 488 S 489 N 490 S 491 S 492 S 493 N 494 S 495 S 496 S 497 S 498 S 499 S 500 S 501 S 502 S 503 N 504 S 505 S 506 S 507 S 508 S 509 N 510 S 511 N

34 86 30 49 87 22 85 29 39 1 30 66 27 12 53 42 89 21 15 47 12 49 14 4 83 58 10 54 81 71 69 66 58

59 24 36 57 9 38 58 9 17 56 54 28 10 38 11 35 21 13 4 37 54 10 58 40 28 54 21 42 55 20 44 32 31

W 1,687.93 W 970.21 W 1,962.82 W 1,383.94 W 1,241.99 E E 865.40 879.58

A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground
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E 2,673.10 W 2,818.90 W 1,783.07 W 2,004.76 W 1,155.06 E 1,657.53 E 1,385.35 E 718.10 E 6,174.33 E 2,572.98 E 2,932.55 W 2,673.15 W 7,251.37 E 2,174.65 E 3,522.92 W 2,576.32 W 3,329.41 W 8,627.65 W 1,308.72 E 843.27 E 2,338.58 E 1,743.94 E 1,438.88 E 1,065.42 E 1,618.42 E 2,237.12

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33
2 3

512 S 513 S 514 S 515 S 516 S 517 S 518 S 519 S 520 S 521 N 522 S 523 S 524 N 525 N 526 S 527 S 528 S 529 S 530 S 531 N 532 S 533 N 534 N 535 N 536 S 537 S 538 S 539 S 540 N 541 S 542 S 543 S 544 N

84 19 29 30 15 0 6 42 22 86 6 17 55 8 80 14 39 36 74 50 63 43 23 81 39 15 55 32 89 15 25 23 85

14 54 45 6 42 22 55 7 1 43 17 54 46 41 27 48 48 14 15 10 39 56 44 11 52 37 25 14 7 6 59 58 47

E 4,262.39 E 1,960.22 W 5,734.38 E 3,265.99 W 2,457.89 E 5,100.29 E 5,818.02 E 2,939.54 E 2,915.67 W 2,125.76 W 3,585.69 E 1,581.71 E 3,006.21 E 1,398.78 E 1,291.44 W 3,432.71 E 2,038.48 W 1,486.31 E 1,355.11 E 2,880.75 E 1,658.78 E 1,921.39 W 2,113.62 E 1,411.26 E 2,320.14 W 3,254.89 W 1,951.09 E 3,303.19 W 1,880.68 W 1,973.42 W 3,316.84 E 3,663.54 E 3,377.39

A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground
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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33
2 3

545 N 546 N 547 S 548 N 549 N 550 N 551 N 552 S 553 S 554 S 555 S 556 N 557 N 558 N 559 N 560 N 561 N 562 N 563 S 564 N 565 S 566 N 567 S 568 N 569 N 570 S 571 N 572 N 573 N 574 N 575 S 576 N 577 S

34 72 20 69 67 26 77 66 46 75 15 43 13 38 61 65 0 70 46 3 55 8 42 20 27 49 80 62 13 39 3 66 35

26 26 35 15 36 13 15 21 42 26 31 14 7 33 7 56 33 38 31 50 7 23 46 18 42 55 37 26 9 37 52 1 27

E 1,714.59 E 1,940.36 E 951.43 E 1,913.20 W 1,608.43 E 1,439.08 E 1,679.00 E 2,749.96 E 5,592.34 E 1,944.17 E 4,558.07 E 2,786.75 W 2,018.32 E E 826.02 1,211.73

A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground
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E 2,722.50 E 2,713.20 W 1,447.82 W 2,504.61 E 2,217.34 W 5,652.32 W 2,732.33 W 2,765.71 W 2,193.76 E 2,604.22 E 1,905.29 E 2,090.14 W 993.06 E 5,965.12 E 2,515.95 W 3,079.76 E 2,123.07 E 2,411.00

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A point on the ground A point on the ground A point on the ground

A point on the ground The technical descriptions provided in this Act shall be subject to actual ground

7survey and verification to be conducted by the DENR immediately after the effectivity 8of this Act. Any modification on the coverage of this Act due to such factors as 9changing ecological situations, new scientific or archeological findings not previously 10taken into account shall be made through an act of Congress, after consultation with 11the affected public and concerned government agencies. 12 14 16 SEC. 5. Definition of Terms. For purposes of this Act, the following terms are
(a)

13hereby defined: Biodiversity refers to the variety and variability among living things, and the Biological Resources refer to generic resources, organisms or parts 15interconnectedness of all life forms in a particular environment;
(b)

17thereof, population, or any other biotic component of the ecosystems with actual or 18potential use or value for humanity; 19
(c)

Buffer Zone refers to the identified area outside the boundaries of an

20immediately adjacent to designated protected areas pursuant to Section 8 of the 21National Integrated Protected Areas System (NIPAS) Act that need special 22development control in order to avoid or minimize harm to the protected area; 23
(d)

By-Product and Derivatives refer to any part taken or substance extracted

24from wildlife, in raw or in processed form, including studied animals and herbarium 25specimen; 26
(e)

Collection or Collecting refers to the act of gathering or harvesting wildlife,

27whether actual use is for food or for the by-products or derivatives that may be 28created from any part of it; 29
(f)

Legitimate Stakeholders refer to persons or institutions that are or might

30be affected in the establishment of the area and may contribute to the management 31and development of the protected area. They may include among others, local 32government units, national agencies and institutions, non-government organizations

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1or peoples organizations operating in the protected area, or local communities living 2in or adjacent to the protected area; 3
(g)

National Integrated Protected Areas System refers to the classification

4and administration of all designated protected areas for the purpose of maintaining 5essential ecological processes and life-support systems, preserving genetic diversity, 6ensuring sustainable use of resources found thereon, and maintaining their natural 7conditions to the greatest extent possible; 8
(h)

NIPAS Act refers to the National Integrated Protected Areas System

9(NIPAS) Act of 1992 or Republic Act No. 7586, and its implementing Rules and 10Regulations; 11
(i)

Natural Park refers to a relatively large area not materially or substantially

12altered by human activity, which is maintained to protect outstanding natural scenic 13areas of national or international significance for scientific, education and 14recreational uses; 15 17
(j)

Non-Government Organization (NGO) refer to any civic, developmental or Non-Renewable Resources shall refer to those resources found within the

16philanthropic organization which is multi-sectoral in character;


(k)

18protected area, the natural replacement rate of which is either not known or takes 19more than twenty-five (25) years; 20 22
(l)

Peoples Organization (PO) refers to any grouping of marginalized, poor or Protected Area refers to identified portions of land and water set aside by

21disempowered people formed by themselves to advance the interest of their sector;


(m)

23reason of their unique physical and biological significance, managed to enhance 24biological diversity, and protected against destructive human exploitation; 25
(n)

Protected Area Management Board (PAMB) refers to a multi-sectoral

26policy-making body for protected areas created in accordance with Republic Act 27No. 7586 or the NIPAS Act of 1992; 28
(o)

Protected Species refer to individual species of plants and animals that are

29or shall be declared as protected under Philippine laws, rules and regulations issued 30by the DENR, species listed as protected against trade, hunting and harvest 31pursuant to international conventions to which the Philippines is or will become 32signatory including, but not limited to, the Convention on International Trade of 33Endangered Species (CITES). In addition to these, they include species which may
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1be restricted for use under regulations issued by the Protected Area Management 2Board (PAMB) or the DENR, and those particularly mentioned in the management 3plan of the protected area; 4
(p)

Public Consultation refers to a meeting or dialogue with the concerned or

5affected individuals within and outside the protected area designed to identify and 6resolve issues and problems affecting them; 7
(q)

Tenured Migrant Communities refer to communities within the SINP which

8have actually and continuously occupied such area for five (5) years before the 9designation of the same as protected areas in accordance with the NIPAS Act; 10 11 12 13
(r)

Secretary refers to the Secretary of the DENR. CHAPTER II PROTECTED AREA MANAGEMENT

SEC. 6. Management Plan. Within one (1) year from the effectivity of this Act

14and in accordance with the General Management Planning Strategy as provided for 15in the NIPAS Act, the Office of the Protected Area Superintendent (PASu) in 16coordination with the local communities, local government units (LGUs), appropriate 17offices of the DENR, nongovernment organizations (NGOs) and peoples 18organizations (POs), existing operators in the park and experts with socio-economic, 19anthropological and ecological experience in the area shall prepare a management 20plan. 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33
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The management plan shall contain, among others, the following:


(a) (b) (c) (d) (e)

Period of applicability of the plan, preferably at least five (5) years; Key management issues; Goals and objectives of management in support of Section 2 hereof; Site management strategy and interventions; Major management activities such as, but not limited to, enforcement of laws, biodiversity conservation, habitat and wildlife management, sustainable use management, infrastructure development and maintenance, fire and pest control;

(f)

Establishment and delineation of zones and the regulated and/or prohibited activities therein, such as, but not limited to, multi-purpose use zones, buffer zones, recreational zones, strict protection zones and other special zones which can provide effective management of the protected area and promote
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(h) (i) (g)

sustainable development of all legitimate stakeholders.

To minimize

relocation of people, primary consideration shall be accorded to the traditional zones used which have been proven sustainable and in consonance with the biodiversity and protection of the natural characteristics of the protected area; Sustainable and nondestructive livelihood activities that may be allowed for tenured migrants; and Visitor management programs; and Monitoring and evaluation.

The management plan shall be consistent with the nature of the protected area

11under the category of a natural park. It shall be reviewed and approved by the 12PAMB and certified to by the Secretary that it conforms to all laws and regulations 13issued by the DENR. The management plan shall not be revised nor modified 14except by prior consultation with the PAMB and in accordance with the procedure 15herein set forth. If any part or section of the management plan is inconsistent with 16existing laws, the Secretary shall certify to the other provisions of the plan that are 17consistent with the laws. Unless the Secretary accepts or adopts such inconsistent 18provisions, the PAMB shall be properly notified of the provisions that need 19modification or revision. 20 22 In no case shall the management plan be approved without the conduct of the Two (2) years before the expiration of the initial management plan, there shall 21proper public consultation by the PAMB. 23be a subsequent plan to be prepared by the Office of the PASu in the same manner 24as the procedure and principles herein set forth and in accordance with the General 25Management Planning Strategy as provided for in the NIPAS Act. In the same 26period, the Office of the PASu shall cause the publication of notices for comments 27and suggestions on the proposed successor plan in a newspaper of local circulation 28and the actual posting of such notices in conspicuous places within the LGUs with 29political jurisdiction over areas within the SINP. The proposed new management 30plan shall be made available for public perusal in all agencies, offices and 31organizations duly represented in the PAMB. It shall also be made available to the 32public during the period for comment. The final plan shall be made available for 33public perusal as well.
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In the event that no subsequent plan is adopted upon the expiration of the initial

2management plan, the latter shall remain in force subject to interim modifications that 3may be adopted by the PAMB. 4 The management plan shall also be made available in the language understood 5by the people living in the area, plainly written and obtainable at the Office of the 6PASu by the general public. 7 SEC. 7. The Protected Area Management Board. There shall be a 8Protected Area Management Board (PAMB) which shall serve as the highest policy9making body of the SINP for matters concerning the island. It shall be composed of 10the following: 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33
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(a)

The Regional Executive Director (RED) of DENR-Region VIII who shall sit as the PAMB chairperson; The Provincial Governors and Congressional Representatives of Samar, Eastern Samar and Northern Samar or their authorized permanent representatives who shall sit as co-chairpersons;

(b)

(c)

A representative for each province from among the Municipal Mayors within the territory inside the protected area, chosen from among them in an election duly called for the purpose;

(d) (e)

The Mayor of the city within the territory of the protected area; A representative for each province from among the Barangay Captains with territory inside the protected area, chosen from among them in an election duly called for the purpose;

(f)

A representative from the national government agencies operating within the protected area which can substantially contribute to protected area management;

(g)

Representatives from the POs and the NGOs involved with protected area management, chosen from among themselves in an election duly called for the purpose which shall constitute at least twenty-five percent (25%) of the PAMB; and Other stakeholders who can potentially assist and contribute in the protection, preservation and conservation of the SINP, to be appointed by the Secretary upon the recommendation of the PAMB.

(h)

In the selection of representatives from the POs and the NGOs, the following
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(2) (3) (4) (1)

Active

involvement

in

the

ecological

conservation,

preservation,

rehabilitation and protection of the protected area; Great potential in community organizing and other development works; Favorable track record in community work; and Duly accredited by the LGU concerned and by the DENR.

Any decision, action or policy made by the PAMB involving a particular province SEC. 8. The Provincial Protected Area Management Board. A PAMB for

8shall become effective upon ratification by the concerned provincial PAMB. 10each province shall be created which shall exercise the powers and functions herein 11set forth within its provincial jurisdiction. Each provincial PAMB shall be composed 12of the following: 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32
(g) (f) (e) (c) (d) (b) (a)

The DENR Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Officer (PENRO) as chairperson; The Provincial Governor and Congressional Representative/s whose district/s are within the jurisdiction of the Provincial PAMB concerned or their authorized permanent representative as co-chairpersons; The City/Municipal Mayors within the territory of the protected area; A Barangay Captain representing each city/municipality within the territory of the protected area, chosen by the respective Presidents of the Association of Barangay Captains. Representatives from national government agencies operating within the protected area which can substantially contribute to protected area management; Representatives from the POs and the NGOs involved with protected area management, chosen from among themselves in an election duly called for the purpose which shall constitute at least twenty-five percent (25%) of the provincial PAMB; and Other stakeholders who can potentially assist and contribute in the protection, preservation and conservation of the SINP, to be appointed by the island-wide PAMB.

Any action, decision and policy made by the provincial PAMB shall be valid and

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Any action, decision and policy made by the PAMB or any of the provincial

2PAMBs shall be valid and subsisting unless overturned by the Secretary either for 3being contrary to existing laws, rules and regulations or for being violative of the 4existing applicable management plan. 5 SEC. 9. Term of Office. Members of the SINP PAMB and the Provincial 6PAMBs shall serve for a term of five (5) years without compensation, except for 7actual and necessary travelling and subsistence expenses incurred in the 8performance of their duties: Provided, That they remain members or employees of 9the sector or office they represent. In case of a vacancy, a new member shall be 10appointed in the same manner undertaken in the case of the original appointee: 11Provided however, That the newly appointed member shall serve only the unfinished 12portion of the term: Provided, further, That the term of the office of PAMB members 13who are elected officials shall be co-terminus with their elective position: Provided, 14finally, that the incoming elective official may decide to allow continuity of 15representation by the previous elective officials through a Sangguniang Resolution 16which shall be communicated officially to the PAMB. 17 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
(e) (d) (c) (b)

SEC. 10. Powers and Functions. The PAMB of the SINP shall have the
(a)

18following powers and functions: Decide and approve matters relating to proposals, work and action plans, guidelines and policies and other activities for the management of the protected area in accordance with the management plan and related laws, rules and regulations; Review, approve and adopt management plans and development programs and their respective implementing rules and regulations; Recommend and facilitate the delineation and demarcation boundaries of the protected area and buffer zones; Establish supplemental criteria and guidelines for park fees or activities regulated by this Act or the management plan subject to the approval of the DENR pursuant to Section 10(f) of the NIPAS Act; Ensure the effective implementation of development activities within the protected area as prescribed in the management plan;

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(f)

Adopt rules and procedures in the conduct of business, roles and responsibilities, and discipline of its board members, including the creation of standing committees;

(g) (h)

Evaluate the performance and activities of the Office of the PASu; Accept donations, approve proposals for funding and budget allocation and exercise accountability over all funds; Request assistance from any government agency, office, board and private or public person to attain the objectives of this Act; Monitor and evaluate the performance of protected area personnel, the NGOs and the communities in biodiversity conservation and socio-cultural and economic development, and report its assessment to the DENR; and

(i)

(j)

(k)

Participate in the selection and designation process of the DENR in the appointment of the PASu;

The DENR, through the RED, shall ensure that the PAMB acts within the scope

15of its powers and functions. In case of conflict between administrative orders issued 16by the DENR pursuant to the NIPAS Act and other laws and the resolutions issued 17by the PAMB, the Secretary shall decide whether to apply the rule or withdraw its 18application. 19 SEC. 11. Protected Area Superintendent (PASu) Office. There is hereby 20established a Protected Area Superintendents office in charge of the management, 21protection and administration of the protected area. The PASu shall be supported by 22the existing personnel of the DENR. The head of office shall be the chief operating 23officer of the SINP or the protected area and shall be accountable to the RED of the 24DENR-Region VIII and the PAMB. The PASu shall have the following powers and 25functions: 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33
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(1)

Serve as chief administrative officer of the protected area for the purpose of implementing the management plan as detailed in the annual work program;

(2)

Establish a productive partnership with the local community, including groups, in the planning, protection and management of the protected area;

(3)

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Ensure the proper utilization of annual budget allocations and the proper disposition of fees and other funds generated within the protected area; Develop and implement a park information, education and visitor program; Develop and implement a natural history documentation program and to oversee research that may be conducted within the area; Integrate the roles of the NGO and the DENR staff in the operation of the area; and Document the processes involved in the establishment and

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

management of the protected area, with particular reference to the development of relationships with cultural communities, tenured migrants, buffer zone residents and others in establishing effective protection of the area. B. Regulatory Functions
(1)

Act as peace officer for the purpose of maintaining peace and order within the protected area, in connection thereto, exercise police authority to arrest any person who is committing, has committed or is about to commit an offense which is prohibited in this Act in any part of the protected area;

(2)

Enforce rules and regulations established to protect the area and preserve the area from trespass, damage, injury and illegal occupancy; Require, when necessary, any person entering or passing through or any part of the protected area under his jurisdiction, to give the following information: name, address, the proposed duration of stay inside the protected area and the portion which he intends to visit or has visited, and such other information of similar nature as may be referred to him;

(3)

(4)

Summarily remove or eject from the area persons who have violated any of the regulations for the protected area; Require persons cutting and/or gathering forest products or hunting or fishing within the protected area to produce, upon demand, authority or permit to do so;

(5)

(6)

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inside the protected area by unlicensed persons or if licensed, in violation of protected area laws, rules and regulations, and to report them in accordance with the present rules, regulations and guidelines issued by the Secretary concerning confiscation, seizure and disposition of illegally cut, gathered, transported forest products and other natural resources and confiscated wildlife; and Perform such other powers and duties as may, from time to time, be prescribed by higher authorities. The Office of the PASu shall be supported by the existing personnel of the

10DENR-PENRO who shall be performing day-to-day management, protection and 11administration of the protected area. 12 14 15 16 All DENR employees detailed to the protected area at the time of the effectivity CHAPTER III TENURED MIGRANTS SEC. 12. Tenured Migrants. Tenured migrants shall be eligible to become 13of this Act shall be accorded preference to form part of the Office of the PASu.

17stewards of portions of lands within the allowed and designated zones. The PAMB 18shall identify, verify and review all tenure instruments, land claims and permits for 19resource use within the protected area and recommend the issuance of the 20appropriate tenure instrument consistent with the land classification, proper and 21allowed use of resources found therein, and zoning provided in the management and 22successor plans. Farmers who have been cultivating land within the protected area 23are considered to be occupying such lands and shall be entitled to a tenure 24instrument limited to cultivation and residence: Provided, That the rights under such 25can only be transferred to direct descendants. 26 Nothing herein shall be construed to mean any diminution of accrued rights If the areas occupied by tenured migrants are 27earned by tenured migrants.

28designated as zones in which no occupation or other activities are allowed, they shall 29be transferred to multiple-use zones or buffer zones to be accomplished through just 30and humane means. 31 In the event of termination of a tenure instrument for cause or by voluntary 32surrender of rights, the PASu shall take immediate steps to rehabilitate the area in 33order to return it to its natural state prior to the cultivation or other act by the tenured
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1migrant. 2 SEC. 13. Existing Rights. All prior property and private rights within the 3protected area already existing or vested prior to the effectivity of this Act shall be 4protected and respected in accordance with existing laws. Consequently, all lands 5that were already classified as alienable and disposable or agricultural lands prior to 6the passage of this Act shall continue to be classified as such and shall be available 7for disposition and titling subject to existing rules and regulations. 8 Existing built-up barangays and populated areas within the municipalities of 9Silvino Lubos in the Province of Northern Samar, Maslog and Jipapad in the 10Province of Eastern Samar and San Jose de Buan and Matuginao in the Province of 11Samar, and other existing built-up and populated barangays within the SINP shall be 12surveyed by the DENR for reclassification into agricultural lands in accordance with 13existing laws, rules and regulations. The development of these areas shall be in 14accordance with the general management plan for the protected area. 15 Persons who have been cultivating land within the protected area five (5) years 16prior to the effectivity of this Act are considered to be occupying such lands and shall 17be entitled to a tenure instrument restricted to cultivation: Provided, That the rights 18under such can only be transferred to direct descendants. 19 Tenured migrant instruments are transferable only to the nearest of kin. 20However, if the land has been left idle for at least five (5) consecutive years, the 21PAMB shall have the right to control and manage the area for the purpose of 22restoring it to its natural state prior to the cultivation or similar acts by the tenured 23migrant. 24 26 27 28 29 30
(c)

SEC. 14. Cancellation of Tenured Migrant Instruments. Tenured migrant


(a) (b)

25instruments may be cancelled for: Violation of the terms and conditions specified therein; Repeated refusal of the holder of the tenure instrument to comply with the management plan for the SINP; or Voluntary surrender of such rights. Upon cancellation of a tenured migrant instrument, the Office of the PASu shall

31immediately undertake the necessary steps to rehabilitate the area in order to 32restore it to its natural state prior to the cultivation or similar acts by the transient or 33tenured migrant.
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CHAPTER IV SAMAR ISLAND NATURAL PARK PROTECTED AREA FUND SEC. 15. Samar Island Natural Park Protected Area Fund. There is hereby

4established a trust fund to be known as the Samar Island Natural Park Protected 5Area Fund for purposes of financing projects of the system. All income generated 6from the operation of the system or management of wild flora and fauna in the 7protected area shall accrue to the Fund. These income shall be derived from fees 8from permitted sale and export of flora and fauna and other resources from the 9protected areas, proceeds from lease of multiple-use areas, contributions from 10industries and facilities directly benefiting from the protected area, and such other 11fees and income derived from the operation of the protected area. 12 The Fund may be augmented by grants, donations, endowment from various Provided, That the Fund shall be deposited as a 13sources, domestic or foreign:

14special account in the National Treasury and disbursements therefrom shall be made 15solely for the protection, maintenance, administration and management of the 16system, and duly approved projects endorsed by the PAMB in accordance with 17existing accounting and budgeting rules and regulations: Provided, further, That the 18fund shall not be used to cover personal services expenditures. 19 The LGUs shall continue to impose and collect all other fees not enumerated 20herein which they have additionally collected, such as business permits, property 21taxes and rentals of LGU facilities. Furthermore, LGUs may charge add-ons to fees 22imposed by the PAMB: Provided, That such add-ons shall be determined based on 23the contribution of the LGUs in the maintenance and protection of the protected area. 24 25 26 27 28 CHAPTER V EXISTING FACILITIES, UTILIZATION OF NON-RENEWABLE RESOURCES, ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT AND COLLABORATION AMONG GOVERNMENT, NONGOVERNMENT AND PEOPLES ORGANIZATIONS SEC. 16. Existing Facilities Within the Protected Area. Existing facilities

29within the protected area shall be inventoried and assessed by the PAMB in 30accordance with the objectives of this Act. All future commercial facilities within the 31boundaries of the protected area with a total capitalization exceeding One Million 32Pesos (P1,000,000.00), which may be periodically adjusted by the PAMB, shall 33submit to the PAMB through the PASu the following information:
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(a)

Environmental Impact Assessment and/or Environmental Management Environmental Compliance Certificate, if any; and Development Plan, if any.

2Plan;
(b) (c)

Failure to submit the required information shall constitute a violation of this Act.

6Based on documents submitted, the PAMB, with the assistance of the DENR shall 7assess such facility and its future plan and operation vis--vis the objectives of this 8Act. The PAMB may prescribe conditions for the operation of the facility to ensure 9that it does not contradict protected area management objectives. If any of such 10conditions are violated, a fine of Five thousand pesos (P5,000.00) for every day of 11violation shall be imposed. If the fine reaches the total amount of Five hundred 12thousand pesos (P500,000.00) regardless of duration, the PAMB, through the PASu 13and deputizing other government entities, shall cause the cessation and demolition 14of the facility at the cost of its owners. 15 Existing and future facilities allowed within the protected area may be charged a 16reasonable fee by the PAMB, pursuant to Section 10(f) of the NIPAS Act, taking into 17consideration the extent of its impact on the environment and biodiversity. 18 SEC. 17. Utilization of Non-Renewable Resources. Any exploitation or 19utilization of non-renewable energy resources within the protected area shall not be 20allowed except through an act of Congress. 21 No mining activities shall be allowed inside the SINP, except for extraction of 22sand and gravel limited to five (5) hectares per permit, as may be authorized by the 23concerned Provincial or City Mining Regulatory Board and subject to prior clearance 24from the concerned provincial PAMB: Provided, That in lots B, D and E of the Samar 25Bauxite Mineral Reservation, as provided for in Proclamation No. 1615, dated 264 February 1977, more particularly located and described by the following 27coordinates: 28 29 30 31 Latitudes Longitudes 11 50 45 to 12 12 30 124 5500 to 125 00 00 11 48 00 to 11 55 00 125 00 00 to 125 06 00 11 30 00 to 11 49 00 125 06 00 to 125 13 15

32Geological and mineral assessments may be allowed in accordance with the 33provisions of existing laws, including corresponding expanded valuation of biological
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1resources therein, for the purpose of undertaking cost-benefit analysis and feasibility 2study to determine the appropriate land use with optimum value and benefit to the 3local communities of Samar Island and the rest of the country. Portions thereof 4where development of minerals shall not prove to be the optimum land use shall 5automatically become part of the SINP: Provided, further, That consultations shall 6be made with all sectors concerned: Provided, finally, That the area of the subject 7lots shall be clearly demarcated on the ground by visible concrete monuments. 8 SEC. 18. Environmental Impact Assessment System. Existing laws, rules 9and regulations relating to Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) shall be 10applicable to projects and activities intended in the protected area. The issuance of 11the Environmental Compliance Certificate (ECC) or exemption therefrom shall be 12coordinated with the PAMB. 13 SEC. 19. Collaboration Among Government, Nongovernment 14Organizations and Peoples Organizations . For the purpose of attaining the 15objectives of this Act, all government agencies, NGOs and POs and their personnel 16shall continuously foster and develop a strong and true collaboration. 17 All NGOs, POs and private entities implementing any park conservation, 18protection and development program must be accredited by the LGUs concerned 19and the DENR. 20 SEC. 20. Roles of the Local Government Units and National Agencies in 21the Protected Area. The LGUs and relevant national agencies shall be 22represented in the PAMB and shall have the following roles: 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32
(d) (c) (b) (a)

Apprise their respective constituents, offices and other sectors on activities and programs for the protected area; Ensure consistency in the implementation of all activities in the protected area; Retain their ordinance-making powers over the protected area and shall consider the management plan and the rules and regulations adopted by the PAMB in their legislative agenda relating to biodiversity, conservation, protection and sustainable development; In the formulation of their development plan, the LGUs shall consider the protected area management plan for the SINP to be prepared by the PAMB;

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(e)

Assist the PAMB in the implementation of the overall park programs including, but not limited to, the imposition, collection and utilization of park fees, enforcement of policies, rules and regulations and other similar park activities;

(f)

Accredit POs, NGOs and other entities and groups involved in activities within the protected area; and Provide the PAMB with relevant information and data for the effective management of the protected area. Projects on Public Service Utilities. All existing and future projects on public service utilities involving water services,

(g)

SEC. 21.

10development

11communication facilities, power and energy generation, public security, health and 12education services and other facilities which will promote public welfare shall be 13implemented within areas designated or approved by the PAMB and other 14appropriate government agencies. 15 16 17 CHAPTER VI PROHIBITED ACTS AND PENALTIES SEC. 22. Special Prosecutor. Within thirty (30) days from the effectivity of

18this Act, the Department of Justice (DOJ) shall appoint a special prosecutor to whom 19all cases of violation of laws, rules and regulations in the protected area shall be 20assigned. The Special Prosecutor shall closely coordinate with the PAMB and the 21PASu and assist in the training of wardens and rangers in arrest and criminal 22procedure. The PAMB shall periodically submit an evaluation of the performance of 23the designated Special Prosecutor to the Secretary of the DOJ. 24 SEC. 23. Administrative Confiscation and Fine . Administrative 25proceedings for violation of any prohibited act under Section 20 of Republic Act 26No. 7586 shall proceed independently and without prejudice to judicial action. The 27PAMB, through the PASu, is hereby empowered to impose an administrative fine 28ranging from Five Thousand Pesos (P5,000.00) to One Hundred Fifty Thousand 29Pesos (P150,000.00) and/or the cancellation of permits or licenses issued. 30Decisions of the PASu may be appealed to the PAMB within thirty (30) days from 31receipt of the decision by the aggrieved party. The decision of the PAMB may be 32appealed to the Secretary within a period of sixty (60) days from receipt of the 33decision.
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All conveyances, vessels, equipment, paraphernalia, implements, gear, tools

2and similar devices shall be subject to immediate administrative confiscation by the 3Office of the PASu upon apprehension without prejudice to any criminal action. 4Once the proper criminal action is filed in the regular courts, said conveyances, 5vessels, equipment, paraphernalia, implements, gear, tools and similar devices shall 6be in custodia legis and may only be released by the court to the owner upon 7disposition of the case. 8 Administrative fines collected and the proceeds of the sale of all objects The procedure for the sale thereof shall be 9administratively or judicially confiscated or forfeited pursuant hereto shall accrue to 10the SINP Protected Area Fund. 11promulgated by the PAMB. 12 The LGUs responsible for the arrest of violators and confiscation of materials 13may claim a share in the disposition thereof while the rest shall accrue to the PAMB. 14The sharing scheme for this shall be agreed upon by the LGUs and the PAMB. 15 SEC. 24. Special Counsel. The PAMB may retain the services of a 16competent lawyer to prosecute or assist in the prosecution of cases to defend the 17members of the PAMB, the PASu and staff or any person assisting in the protection, 18conservation and sustainable development of the protected area against any legal 19action that may be brought against them for acts performed pursuant to the 20discharge of their powers, functions and responsibilities as provided in this Act or as 21delegated by the PAMB. 22 23 24 CHAPTER VII APPROPRIATIONS AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS SEC. 25. Appropriations. The Secretary of the DENR shall immediately

25include in the Departments programs the implementation of this Act, the funding of 26which shall be included in the annual General Appropriations Act. 27 29 31 SEC. 26. Separability Clause. If any part or section of this Act is declared SEC. 27. Repealing Clause. All other existing laws, rules and regulations SEC. 28. Effectivity Clause. This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after 28unconstitutional, such declaration shall not affect other parts or sections hereof. 30inconsistent with this Act are hereby repealed, amended or modified accordingly. 32its complete publication in the Official Gazette or in at least two (2) national 33newspapers of general circulation, whichever comes earlier.
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