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[ REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11407, August 22, 2019 ]

AN ACT DECLARING THE CANDON CITY ECOTOUR1SM ZONE LOCATED IN BARANGAY PALACAPAC, BARANGAY SAN ANDRES, BARANGAY CUBCUBBUOT AND BARANGAY AMGUID IN THE CITY OF CANDON, PROVINCE OF ILOCOS SUR A TOURIST DESTINATION, PROVIDING FOR ITS DEVELOPMENT AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR



Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled: '

SECTION 1. The Candon City Ecotouriam Zone is hereby declared a tourist destination. As such, its development shall be prioritized by the Department of Tourism (DOT), and shall be subject to the rules and regulations governing the development of tourist destinations.

SEC. 2. The technical descriptions of the Candon City Ecotourism Zone, being declared a tourist destination, are as follows:

Beginning at a point marked 1, being identical to MBM No. 31, CAD 103, Candon Cadastre Ilocos Sur,

ThenceN 84 6'59"W 686.12 m. to point 2
ThenceN 84 7'0"W425.07 m to point 3
ThenceN 84 6'59"W 797.34 m to point 4
ThenceN 84 6'51"W 117.90 m to point 5
ThenceN 68 27'21"E 45.89 m to point 6
ThenceN 19 42'50"W 226.67 m to point 7
ThenceN 26 47'3"E35.06 m to point 8
ThenceN 45 42'2"E 79.78 m to point 9
ThenceN 64 16'59"E 30.81 m to point 10
ThenceN 11 55'52"E 3.40 m to point 11
ThenceN 3 39'25"E 120.09 m to point 12
ThenceN 28 10'33"E 167.03 m to point 13
ThenceN 60 46'27"E70.91 m to point 14
ThenceN 16 50'0"W16.75 m to point 15
ThenceN 67 17'22"W 12.17 m to point 16
ThenceS 89 28'20"W 17.37 m. to point 17
ThenceN 78 35'46"W 17.95 m. to point 18
ThenceN 59 34'51"W 80.44 m to point 19
ThenceN 30 36'34"W 56.05 m to point 20
ThenceN 51 18'59"W 41.77 m to point 21
ThenceN 2 14'40"E 34.73 m to point 22
ThenceN 22 8'12"E 70.72 mto point 23
ThenceN 1 25'42"W 23.27 m to point 24
ThenceS 47 1'4"E 22.69 m to point 25
ThenceN 50 29'33"E 8.93 m to point 26
ThenceN 44 27'32"E 184.95 m to point 27
ThenceN 70 46'10"W 104.99 m to point 28
ThenceN 56 19'56"E 119.97 m to point 29
ThenceS 39 17'31"E 29.15 m to point 30
ThenceN 34 50'13"E 109.32 m to point 31
ThenceN 32 22'46"W 116.18 m to point 32
ThenceN 16 24'1"E 148.40 m to point 33
ThenceN 3 43'28"W 20.47 m to point 34
ThenceN 67 55'55"W 28.35 m to point 35
ThenceS 88 10'43"W 66.39 m to point 36
ThenceN 42 54'29"W 49.01 m to point 37
ThenceN 49 5'31"W 36.47 m to point 38
ThenceN 19 43'50"E 174.68 m to point 39
ThenceS 83 26'13"E 41.47 m to point 40
ThenceN 40 51'28"W 17.92 m to point 41
ThenceN 1 48'19"W 109.50 mto point 42
ThenceS. 88 17'6"E 3.34 m to point 43
ThenceN 6 28'40"E 41.84 m to point 44
ThenceS 73 3'1"E28.06 m to point 45
ThenceN 83 35'39"E 65.70 m to point 46
ThenceS 66 40'59"E 52.88 m to point 47
ThenceN 53 48'23"E 41.34 m to point 48
ThenceN 65 47'57"E 53.23 m to point 49
ThenceN 83 56'6"E 34.93 m to point 50
ThenceN 72 8'4"E 75.72 m to point 51
ThenceS 76 33'24"E 67.49 m to point 52
ThenceS 88 10'40"E 125.49 m to point 53
ThenceS 85 46'59"E 430.03 m to point 54
ThenceS 78 42'9"E 303.47 m to point 55
ThenceN 87 45'26"E 139.78 m to point 56
ThenceS 6 4'53"E 210.28 m to point 57
ThenceN 73 35'43"E731.88 m to point 58
ThenceS 17 52'47"W 299.30 m to point 59
ThenceS 78 11'5"E 1.99 m to point 60
ThenceN 76 25'2"E139.67 m to point 61
ThenceS 11 24'1"W 330.21 m to point 62
ThenceS 11 26'18"W 313.89 m to point 63
ThenceS 11 52'28"W 327.92 m to point 64
ThenceS 11 29'29"W  to point 1

to the point of beginning, containing an area of three hundred ninety-five and 25/100 (395.25) hectares, more or less.

SEC. 3. Within one (1) year after the approval of this Act, the DOT, in coordination with the concerned local government units and agencies of the government, shall prepare a tourism development plan involving the construction, installation, and maintenance of appropriate facilities and infrastructure that shall enhance tourism in the area: Provided, That said development plan shall ensure the preservation and conservation of the natural beauty and resources of the area.

SEC. 4. The DOT and its concerned attached agencies shall take immediate steps to implement the tourism development plan that will suit the natural characteristics of Candon City Ecotourism Zone, and shall incorporate the same in its tourism program for the ensuing calendar year. It shall also include the Candon City Ecotourism Zone in all its national, regional and local promotion programs.

SEC. 5. The Secretary of the DOT shall include in the Department's program the implementation of this Act, the funding of which shall be included in the annual General Appropriations Act and from internally generated funds of the DOT.

SEC. 6. Within sixty (60) days from the effectivity of this Act, the Secretary of the DOT, in consultation with the local government unit of Candon, shall promulgate the necessary rules and regulations for the proper implementation of this Act.

SEC. 7. All laws, rules, regulations, proclamations, executive orders or parts thereof inconsistent with this Act are hereby amended accordingly.

SEC. 8. This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in the Official Gazette or in any newspaper of general circulation.

Approved,

(SGD.) VICENTE C. SOTTO III
        President of the Senate
(SGD.) GLORIA MACAPAGAL ARROYO
        Speaker of the House of Representatives

This Act which originated in the House of Representatives was passed by the House of Representatives on January 22, 2018, amended by the Senate of the Philippines on May 27. 2019, and which amendments were concurred in by the House of Representatives on May 29, 2019.

(SGD.) MYRA MARIE D. VILLARICA
        Secretary of the Senate
(SGD.) DANTE ROBERTO P. MALING
        Acting Secretary General
House of Reptresentatives

Approved: AUG 22 2019

(SGD.) RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE
  President of the Philippines


 


  




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