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REPUBLIC ACT NO. 1144
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 1144 - AN ACT APPROPRIATING FUNDS FOR LIGHTHOUSE STATIONS OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES

Section 1. The following sums, or so much thereof as may be necessary, are hereby appropriated out of the "Port Works Funds" that have accrued under Act Numbered Three thousand five hundred and ninety-two, as amended, not otherwise appropriated, to be spent by the Secretary of Public Works and Communications subject to the provisions of this Act for the purposes mentioned hereunder:

(a) For the construction, reconstruction, repair and improvement of installations in the following lighthouse stations, including the purchase of necessary materials and equipment:

1. Malinao (front), Albay-Repair and
painting of keeper's dwelling and tower P2,000.00

2. Sula Port, Albay – Repair and painting
of dwelling and construction of new kitchen
wings 4,000.00

3. Ungay Point, Rapu-Rapu, Albay -
Repair and painting of existing keepers'
dwelling, kitchen, store room and tower 6,000.00

4. Nogas Island, Antique – Construction of
new keepers' dwelling, repair of batteries
house and painting of tower 12,000.00

5. Mariveles, Bataan – Construction of
new 32-ft. R.C. tower 5,000.00

6. Cape Santiago, Batangas – Repair and
painting of existing structures 3,000.00

7. Malabrigo Point, Batangas – Repair of
existing keepers' dwelling 4,000.00

8. Tagbilaran, Bohol – Repair of tower
foundation 5,000.00

9. Cape Enga, Cagayan – Completion
and painting of existing structures 5,000.00

10. Linao Point, Cagayan – Completion or
rehabilitation of structure 1,000.00

11. Pata Point, Cagayan – Repair of
existing structures 10,000.00

12. Canimo Island, Camarines Norte -
Repair of all structures on the station 5,000.00

13. Siaiat, Catanduanes – Completion or
rehabilitation and construction of protection
works 10,000.00

14. Capiz Jetty and Culasi Point, Capiz –
Construction of tower and repair and painting
of existing structures 12,000.00

15. Capitancillo, Cebu-Conversion of
present storage room to generator room, and
repair and painting of tower 4,000.00

16. Taguingui, Cebu – Repair of all
structures in the station 15,000.00

17. Cotabato, Cotabato – Erection of steel
tower 2,000.00

18. Cape San Agustin, Davao – Construction
of new keepers dwelling and water tank 12,000.00

19. Cape Bojeador, Ilocos Norte – Conversion
of present oil room to engineer room 10,000.00

20. Currimao Point, Ilocos Norte – Construction
of new 32 ft. R.C. tower 5,500.00

21. Baliguian, Iloilo – Repair and painting
of existing keepers dwelling, kitchen, toilet,
bodega, tower, and flagpole 10,000.00

22. Calabazas Island, Iloilo – Construction
of new 5,000 gal. R.C. water tank 2,000.00

23. Manigonigo Island, Iloilo – Painting of
the steel tower 1,000.00

24. Siete Pecados Island, Iloilo – Repair
and painting of keepers' dwelling, generator
room, and kitchen 5,500.00

25. San Fernando Point, La Union –
Conversion of present storage room into a
batteries room 1,000.00

26. Baltazar Island, Marinduque – Repair
of existing keepers' dwelling 1,000.00

27. Bugu Point, Masbate – Conversion of
existing storage building into engine house
and repair and painting of structures 3,000.00

28. Colorado Point, Masbate – Construction
of new keepers' dwelling and repair and
painting of existing tower 12,000.00

29. Jintotolo Island, Masbate – Conversion
new keepers' dwelling and painting of
existing structures 1,000.00

30. Matabao, masbate – Construction of
new keepers dwelling and painting of
existing structures 12,000.00

31. San Miguel, Masbate – Repair of dwelling
and construction of new bodega 7,000.00

32. Ambulong, Mindoro Occidental –
Conversion of present storage building into engine
house and general repair work 4,000.00

33. Apo Reef, Mindoro Occidental -
Conversion of one of the present kitchen rooms
into engine room and painting of structures 2,000.00

34. Cape Calabite, Mindoro Occidental -
Repair and painting or present structures 2,000.00

35. Golo Island, Mindoro Oriental –
Construction of new keepers quarters 12,000.00

36. Dumali Point, Mindoro Oriental -
Repair and painting of existing installations 2,000.00

37. Escarseo Point, Mindoro Oriental -
Construction of the keepers' quarters
(dwelling building) and kitchen-dinning
room building 12,000.00

38. Apo Island, Negros Oriental – Construction
of the keepers quarters (dwelling-building)
and kitchen-dinning room building 12,000.00

39. Langoy Island, Palawan – Construction
of new keepers dwelling and power house 12,000.00

40. Balabac Island, Palawan – Repair and
painting of existing installations 5,000.00

41. Espina Point, Palawan – Painting of
structures 1,000.00

42. Manucan Island, Palawan – Construction
of new keepers' quarters 12,000.00

43. Tubbataha Reef, Palawan – Construction
of new keepers' quarters, repair of sea
wall and painting of tower 16,000.00

44. Cape Bolinao, Pangasinan – Repair of
keepers' quarters, tower and toilet sheds 8,000.00

45. Apunan Point, Romblon – Conversion
of present storage building into power house 1,000.00

46. Corcuera Point, Romblon – Repair and
painting of dwelling and kitchen 3,000.00

47. Gorda Point, Romblon – Construction
of new keepers' dwelling 10,000.00

48. Batag Island, Samar – Construction
of keepers quarters 5,000.00

49. Cabilison Island, Samar – Construction
of new quarters (dwelling) repair of kitchen
shed and painting of tower 12,000.00

50. Capul Island, Samar – Reconstruction
of present concrete building, kitchen, shed, and
storage building 8,500.00

51. Divinubo Island, Samar – Repair of
present quarters and storage room 1,500.00

52. San Bernardino, Samar – Repair of
present keepers' quarters 6,000.00

53. Suluan, Samar – Construction of new
keepers' quarters 12,000.00

54. Bagato, Sorsogon – Repair and painting
of kitchen and storeroom 3,000.00

55. Cagayan, Sulu – Repair of tower and
dwelling 4,000.00

56. Pearl Bank, Sulu – Repair and painting
of keepers' quarters 1,000.00

57. Saluag Island, Sulu – Construction of
new keeper's dwelling 9,000.00

58. Capones Island, Zambales – Reconstruction
of existing structures 15,000.00

59. La Monha, Zambales – Construction of
new 32 ft. R.C. Tower and batteries room 5,000.00

60. Subic bay, Zambales – Conversion of part
of kitchen and storage room into engine room 1,000.00

61. Sibago, Basilan City – Construction of
new quarters' and watchmans' shed 13,000.00

62. Malamawi, Basilan City – Repair of
dwelling and construction of new R.C. tower 8,000.00

63. Pasig River, Manila – Construction
of keepers' quarter 3,000.00

64. Corregidor, Manila – Repair of kitchen
and dining room 12,000.00
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P421,000.00

(b) For the emergency repair and
reconstruction and the survey and
investigation of lighthouse stations and other
aids to navigation including the purchase
of necessary materials and equipment and
the payment of salaries, wages and sundry
expenses of the lighthouse floating personnel
in the central office at Manila, to be allotted
by the Secretary of Public Works and
Communications in accordance with the
recommendations of the Lighthouse Board 166,000.00

(c) For the construction of new light-
houses 50,000.00
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Grand Total 637,000.00

Sec. 2. All sums appropriated under section one of this Act shall be released only after certification by the Secretary of Finance and the Auditor General to the President of the Philippines that there are sufficient Port Works Funds to warrant such release and that no amount appropriated under this Act shall be set up in the books of the General Auditing Office or otherwise made available for expenditure unless previously authorized by the President of the Philippines.

Sec. 3. The Secretary of Public Works and Communications is hereby authorized to spend for the completion of any of the projects above specified any saving that may be effected in the appropriation intended for any other of said projects: Provided, That no part of such saving shall be spend for salaries, wages or traveling expenses of office or personnel.cralaw

Sec. 4. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

Approved: June 17, 1954

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