MALACAÑANG
Manila

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES

Proclamation No. 286

RESERVING FOR THE USE OF THE BOY SCOUTS OF THE PHILIPPINES A CERTAIN PARCEL OF THE PUBLIC DOMAIN SITUATED IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF SAUG, PROVINCE OF DAVAO, ISLAND OF MINDANAO.

Upon the recommendation of the Secretary of Agriculture and Natural Resources and pursuant to the provisions of section 83 of Commonwealth Act No. 141, as amended, and pending the final grant of the land to the Boy Scouts of the Philippines in accordance with the provisions of section 2 of Republic Act No. 397, I hereby withdraw from sale or settlement and reserve for the use of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines, subject to private rights, if any there be, a certain parcel of the public domain situated in the municipality of Saug, Province of Davao, Island of Mindanao, and more particularly described in Bureau of Forestry Map Sp-141, to wit:

"Beginning at a point "1", marked on Bureau of Forestry Map Sp-141, at the junction of the Matgao River and Papasan Creek, which is about N. 66 W. 2,460 meters from the new site of barrio Napungas, Saug, Davao; thence due east about 500 meters to point "2"; thence due north about 3,300 meters to point "3"; thence due west about 580 meters to point "4"; thence N. 38 W. about 1600 meters to point "5"; a point on the southeastern bank of the Matgao River; thence following Matgao River upstream in a general northwesterly direction about 3,560 meters to point "6", a point at the junction of the Matgao River and a creek; thence following a creek upstream in a general northeasterly direction about 940 meters to point "7"; thence N. 44 E. about 4,950 meters to point "8"; thence due east about 2,720 meters to point "9"; thence due south about 4 360 meters to point "10"; thence due east about 560 meters to point "11"; thence following a trail in a general southerly direction about 4,000 meters to point "12"; thence due west about! 720 meters to point "18"; thence S. 7 E. about 4,190 meters to point "14", which is identical to forest zone corner 3 of the proposed alienable and disposable area of Kamansa Land Classification, Davao Project No. 16, as shown on Map Davao PMD No. 2584; thence following the forest zone line in a general southwesterly and northeasterly directions about 7,820 meters to point "1", the point of beginning, containing an area of 5,752 hectares, more or less, as initial grant to the Boy Scoats of the Philippines.

Bounded on the north, by public forest; on the cast, by public forest and trail; on the south, by the alienable and, disposable block I, Saug Land Classification, Davao Project No. 20 and Sagoyon Creek; and on the west by the alienable and disposable block I of Saug Land Classification, Davao Project No. 20, Public Forest and Matgao River."

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 31st day of October, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and fifty-one, and of the Independence of the Philippines, the sixth.

ELPIDIO QUIRINO
President of the Philippines

By the President:

MARCIANO ROQUE
Acting Assistant Executive Secretary


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