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Republic Act No. 5446

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 5446 : PHILIPPINE LAWS, STATUTES AND CODES : CHAN ROBLES VIRTUAL LAW LIBRARY

REPUBLIC ACTS




UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION ON THE LAW OF THE SEA

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 3046
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9522

Republic of the Philippines
Congress of the Philippines

Metro Manila

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 5446
September 18, 1968

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION ONE OF REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED THIRTY HUNDRED AND FORTY-SIX, ENTITLED "AN ACT TO DEFINE THE BASELINES OF THE TERRITORIAL SEA OF THE PHILIPPINES"

Section 1.To correct typographical errors, Sec. one of Republic Act numbered thirty hundred and forty-six is amended to read as follows:

"Section 1. The baselines for the territorial sea of the Philippines are hereby defined and described specifically as follows:

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N. Latitude

E. Longitude

Azimuth

Distance (In Meters)

Y'ami Island (E)

2107'03"

12157'24"

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Line 1 (Y'ami I. (E.) - Tumaruk Rk.)

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35327'

71,656

Tumaruk Rk.

2028'28"

12202'06"

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Line 2 (Tumaruk Rk. - Balintang Is.)

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34713'

58,105

Balintang Islands

1957'45"

12209'28"

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Line 3 (Balintang Is. - Didicas Rk.)

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&nbsp

35705'

97,755

Didicas Rk.

1904'50"

12212'18"

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Line 4 (Didicas Rk. - Iligan Pt.)

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35039'

86,155

Iligan Pt.

1818'45"

12220'15"

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Line 5 (Iligan Pt. - Ditolong Pt.)

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35123'

136,030

Ditolong Pt.

1705'50"

12231'44"

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Line 6 (Ditolong Pt. - Diviuisa Pt.)

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1656'

34,375

Diviuisa Pt.

1648'00"

12226'06"

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Line 7 (Diviuisa Pt. - Dijohan Pt.)

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&nbsp

2101'

57,781

Dijohan Pt.

1618'45"

12214'28"

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Line 7a (Dijohan Pt. - Bulubalik Pt.)

&nbsp

&nbsp

1052'

142,360

Bulubalik Pt.

1502'56"

12159'30"

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Line 8 (Bulubalik Pt. - Tinaga I.)

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&nbsp

30015'

120,980

Tinaga I.

1429'45"

12257'40"

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Line 9 (Tinaga I. - Horadaba Rks.)

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28627'

148,690

Horadaba Rks.

1406'41"

12416'54"

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Line 10 (Horadaba Rks. - Matulin Rk.)

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30634'

1,083

Matulin Rk.

1406'20"

12417'23"

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Line 11 (Matulin Rk. - Atalaya Pt.)

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&nbsp

33146'

178,480

Atalaya Pt.

1240'59"

12504'02"

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Line 11a (Atalaya Pt. - Finch Rk.)

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31330'

22,263

Finch Rk.

1232'40"

12512'57"

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Line 12 (Finch Rk. - SE of Manjud Pt.)

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31356'

12,663

SE Manjud Pt.

1227'54"

12517'59"

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Line 12a (SE of Manjud Pt. - Sora Cay)

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32227'

14,225

Sora Cay

1221'47"

12522'46"

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Line 13 (Sora Cay - Bunga Pt.)

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&nbsp

32103'

22,761

Bunga Pt.

1212'10"

12530'40"

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Line 13a (Bunga Pt. - Tubabao I.)

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33150'

12,646

Tubabao I.

1206'06"

12533'58"

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Line 14 (Tubabao I. - Tugnug Pt.)

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35522'

83,225

Tugnug Pt.

1112'06"

12537'40"

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Line 15 (Tugnug Pt. - Suluan I.)

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33103'

75,326

Suluan Island

1045'20"

12537'40"

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Line 16 (Suluan I. - Tuason Pt.)

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&nbsp

34751'

107,070

Tuason Pt.

948'33"

12610'00"

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Line 17 (Tuason Pt. - Cauit Pt.)

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&nbsp

35525'

55,415

Cauit Pt.

918'35"

12612'25"

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Line 18 (Cauit Pt. Arangasa Is.)

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&nbsp

34244'

49,703

Arangasa Is.

852'50"

12620'28"

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Line 19 (Arangasa Is. - Quinablangan I.)

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34840'

131,330

Quinablangan I.

742'58"

12634'30"

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Line 19a (Quinablangan I - Above Languyan R.)

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35308'

25,619

Above Languyan R.

729'10"

12636'10"

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Line 20 (Above Languyan R. - Pusan Pt.)

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35652'

22,489

Pusan Pt.

716'59"

12636'50"

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Line 21 (Pusan Pt. - Tugubun Pt.)

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&nbsp

2639'

36,259

Tugubun Pt.

659'24"

12628'00"

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Line 22 (Tugubun Pt. - Cape S. Agustin N.)

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2033'

83,350

Cape San Agustin (N)

617'03"

12612'08"

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Line 22a (Cape S. Agustin (N) - Cape San Agustin (S)

3016'

1,707

Cape San Agustin (S)

616'15"

12611'40"

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Line 23 (Cape S. Agustin (S) - Panguil Bato Pt.)

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3923'

125,100

Panguil Bato Pt.

523'45"

12528'42"

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Line 23a (Panguil Bato Pt. - Tapundo Pt.)

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6632'

7,484

Tapundo Pt.

522'08"

12524'59"

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Line 24 (Tapundo Pt. - Manamil I.)

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&nbsp

8919'

7,667

Manamil I.

522'05"

12520'50"

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Line 24a (Manamil I. - Balut I. (W)

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&nbsp

13901'

3,051

Balut I. (W)

523'20"

12519'45"

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Line 25 (Balut I. (W) - Middle of 3 Rk. Awash)

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12447'

149,840

Middle of 3 Rk. Awash

609'39"

12413'02"

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Line 26 (Middle of 3 Rk. Awash - Tongquil I.)

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8618'

259,400

Tongquil I.

600'15"

12152'45"

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Line 27 (Tongquil I. - Sumbasumba I.)

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&nbsp

6129'

115,950

Sumbasumba I.

530'10"

12057'35"

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Line 28 (Sumbasumba I. - Kinapusan Is.)

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4319'

44,445

Kinapusan Is.

512'37"

12041'05"

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Line 29 (Kinapusan Is. - Manuk Manka I.)

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6314'

101,290

Manuk Manka I.

447'50"

11952'10"

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Line 30 (Manuk Manka I. - Frances Reef)

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5830'

80,847

Frances Reef

424'54"

11914'54"

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Line 31 (Frances Reef - Bajapa Reef)

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&nbsp

13434'

29,330

Bajapa Reef

436'04"

11903'36"

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Line 32 (Bajapa Reef - Panguan I.)

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&nbsp

16405'

13,480

Panguan I.

443'06"

11901'36"

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Line 33 (Panguan I. - Omapoy I.)

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&nbsp

23848'

42,470

Omapoy I.

455'02"

11921'15"

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Line 34 (Omapoy I. - Sanga-Sanga I.)

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&nbsp

24611'

51,003

Sanga-Sanga I.

506'12"

11946'30"

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Line 35 (Sanga-Sanga I. - Pearl Bank)

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&nbsp

17005'

80,200

Pearl Bank

549'04"

11939'01"

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Line 36 (Pearl Bank - Baguan I.)

&nbsp

&nbsp

10313'

137,050

Baguan I.

606'00"

11826'42"

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Line 36a (Baguan I. - Taganak I.)

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&nbsp

7652'

15,535

Taganak I.

604'05"

11818'30"

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Line 37 (Taganak I. - Gt. Bakkungaan)

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11839'

24,805

Gt. Bakkungaan

610'32"

11806'42"

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Line 37a (Gt. Bakkungaan-Sibaung I.)

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&nbsp

13604'

18,470

Sibaung I.

617'45"

11759'45"

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Line 38 (Sibaung - I. Muligi I.)

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&nbsp

21536'

79,915

Muligi I.

653'00"

11825'00"

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Line 39 (Muligi I. - Mangsee Is.)

&nbsp

&nbsp

11914'

140,541

Mangsee Is.

730'10"

11718'20"

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Line 39a (Mangsee Is. - Cape Melville)

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13450'

48,815

Cape Melville

748'50"

11659'30"

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Line 40 (Cape Melville - Ligas Pt.)

&nbsp

&nbsp

15354'

15,665

Ligas Pt.

756'28"

11655'45"

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Line 41 (Ligas Pt. - Cay)

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&nbsp

17040'

5,666

Cay

759'30"

11655'15"

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Line 41a (Cay-Secam I.)

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&nbsp

20452'

22,925

Secam I.

810'47"

11700'30"

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Line 42 (Secam I. - N. of Canipan Bay)

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20909'

54,990

N. of Canipan Bay

836'50"

11715'06"

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Line 43 (N. of Canipan Bay-Tatub Pt.)

&nbsp

&nbsp

21857'

18,570

Tatub Pt.

844'40"

11721'28"

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Line 44 (Tatub Pt. - Punta Baja)

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&nbsp

22204'

45,125

Punta Baja

902'50"

11737'58"

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Line 45 (Punta Baja - Malapackun I.)

&nbsp

&nbsp

22330'

32,195

Malapackun I.

915'30"

11750'04"

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Line 46 (Malapackun I. - Piedras Pt.)

&nbsp

&nbsp

22550'

148,260

Piedras Pt.

1011'28"

11848'18"

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Line 47 (Piedras Pt. - Tapiutan I.)

&nbsp

&nbsp

20319'

124,900

Tapiutan I.

1113'40"

11915'28"

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Line 48 (Tapiutan I. - Pinnacle Rk.)

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&nbsp

20847'

136,590

Pinnacle Rk.

1218'34"

11951'45"

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Line 49 (Pinnacle Rk. - Cape Calavite)

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&nbsp

20040'

134,230

Cape Calavite

1326'40"

12018'00"

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Line 50 (Cape Calavite-Cabra I.)

&nbsp

&nbsp

14812'

58,235

Cabra I.

1353'30"

12000'58"

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Line 51 (Cabra I. - Capones Is.)

&nbsp

&nbsp

17926'

113,400

Capones Is.

1455'00"

12000'20"

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Line 52 (Capones Is. - Palauig Pt.)

&nbsp

&nbsp

16809'

58,100

Palauig Pt.

1525'50"

11953'40"

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&nbsp

Line 53 (Palauig. - Hermana Mayor I.)

&nbsp

&nbsp

16417'

40,870

Hermana Mayor I.

1547'10"

11947'28"

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Line 53a (Hermana Mayor I. - Tambobo Pt.)

&nbsp

16710'

20,490

Tambobo Pt.

1558'00"

11944'55"

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Line 54 (Tambobo Pt. - Rena Pt.)

&nbsp

&nbsp

18143'

22,910

Rena Pt.

1610'25"

11945'18"

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Line 54a (Rena Pt. - Cape Bolinao)

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19139'

18,675

Cape Bolinao

1620'20"

11947'25"

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Line 55 (Cape Bolinao - Darigayos Pt.)

&nbsp

22620'

80,016

Darigayos Pt.

1650'15"

12020'00"

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Line 56 (Darigayos Pt. - Dile Pt.)

&nbsp

&nbsp

17958'

81,616

Dile Pt.

1734'30"

12019'58"

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Line 56a (Dile Pt. - Pinget I.)

&nbsp

&nbsp

18827'

12,060

Pinget I.

1740'58"

12020'58"

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Line 56b (Pinget I. - Badoc I.)

&nbsp

&nbsp

19246'

27,170

Badoc I.

1755'20"

12024'22"

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Line 57 (Badoc I. - Cape Bojeador)

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&nbsp

19503'

65,270

Cape Bojeador

1829'30"

12034'00"

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Line 58 (Cape Bojeador - Dalupiri I.)

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&nbsp

22216'

101,740

Dalupiri I.

1910'15"

12113'02"

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Line 59 (Dalupiri I. - Catanapan Pt.)

&nbsp

&nbsp

21329'

25,075

Catanapan Pt.

1921'35"

12120'56"

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Line 60 (Catanapan Pt. - Dequey I.)

&nbsp

&nbsp

20227'

116,870

Dequey I.

2020'06"

12146'35"

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Line 61 (Dequey I. - Raile)

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&nbsp

18047'

42,255

Raile

2043'00"

12146'55"

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Line 62 (Raile - Y'ami I. (W)

&nbsp

&nbsp

20030'

48,140

Y'ami I. (W)

2107'26"

12156'39"

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Line 63 (Y'ami I. (W) - Y'ami I. (M)

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&nbsp

23840'

237

Y'ami I. (M)

2107'30"

12156'46"

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Line 64 (Y'ami I. (M) - Y'ami I. (E)

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30708'

1,376

Y'ami I. (E)

2107'03"

12157'24"

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Sec. 2.The definition of the baselines of the territorial sea of the Philippine Archipelago as provided in this Act is without prejudice to the delineation of the baselines of the territorial sea around the territory of Sabah, situated in North Borneo, over which the Republic of the Philippines has acquired dominion and sovereignty.chanrobles virtualaw library

Sec. 3.This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

Approved: September 18, 1968



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