BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
Proclamation No. 71
WITHDRAWING FROM DISPOSITION ALL UNSURVEYED LANDS OF THE PUBLIC DOMAIN EXCEPT THOSE WHICH ARE CLASSIFIED TO BE MORE SUITABLE FOR RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL, OR INDUSTRIAL PURPOSES.
Upon the recommendation of the Secretary of Agriculture and Commerce and pursuant to the provisions of section eight of Act Numbered Twenty-eight hundred and seventy-four, as amended, I hereby withdraw from settlement or disposition all unsurveyed lands of the public domain with the exception of those which are classified to be more suitable for residential, commercial, or industrial purposes.
All executive orders and proclamations which are inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed and declared to be of no force and effect.
In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Commonwealth of the Philippines to be affixed.
Done at the City of Manila, this twenty-third day of July, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and thirty-six and of the Commonwealth of the Philippines, the first.
(Sgd.) MANUEL L. QUEZON
President of the Philippines
By the President:
(Sgd.) ELPIDIO QUIRINO
Secretary of the Interior
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