**MALACAŅANG**

M a n i l a

**PRESIDENTIAL DECREE No. 989 August 27, 1976**

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****TRANSFERRING TO THE MARIANO MEMORIAL COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CERTAIN PARCELS OF LAND OF THE PUBLIC DOMAIN IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF BATAC, PROVINCE OF ILOCOS NORTE**

WHEREAS, the Constitution provides that all educational institutions shall aim to develop, among others, scientific, technological and vocational efficiency.

WHEREAS, Presidential Decree No. 614 converted the Ilocos Norte Institute of Technology into a State College known as Mariano Marcos Memorial College of Science and Technology to provide higher technological, professional and vocational instruction and training in science, agricultural and industrial fields, as well as short-term technical or vocational courses, and to promote research, advance studies, and progressive leadership in its areas of specialization;

WHEREAS, the Mariano Marcos Memorial College of Science and Technology is rapidly expanding its curricular offerings and among its new colleges is the College of Forestry which offers the Bachelor of Science in Forestry degree and a two (2) year Ranger course;

WHEREAS, forestry and ranger students in this college have no available laboratory area wherein to undertake their field practice; and

WHEREAS, the Mariano Marcos Memorial College of Science and Technology properly deserves the government's attention and support in the form of land grants;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by the Constitution, do hereby order and decree:

**Section 1.** The following parcels of land of the public domain in the Municipality of Batac Province of Ilocos Norte are hereby granted, ceded or transferred in full ownership to the Mariano Marcos Memorial College of Science and Technology, subject to existing private rights if any, particularly described as follows:

A parcel of land (identical to Timberland Block-D, BFD Map IC-999) situated in the Municipality of Batac, Ilocos Norte, Bounded on the N. by Alien or Disp Block I, LC Project-9 of Batac, on the E. by the Municipality of Bana; on the S. & E by Alien or Disp. Block I, Proj. No. 9 of Batac, Beginning at a point marked "1" on plan being S. 32 deg. 17 min. E., 10.939.98 meters from BLLM-1, Batac, thence, N. 32 deg. W. 200 meters to point 2; N. 69 deg. W. 160 meters to point 3; N. 05 deg. E. 480 meters to point 4; N. 72 deg. W. 280 meters to point 5; N. 12 deg. W. 480 meters to point 6; S. 58 deg. W. 440 meters to point 7; S. 31 deg. W. 220 meters to point 8; N. 84 deg. W. 340 meters to point 9; S. 45 deg. W. 280 meters to point 10; S. 89 deg. W. 220 meters to point 11; N. 65 deg. W. deg. W. 180 meters to point 12; Due North 340 meters to point 13; N. 32 deg. E. 180 meters to point 14; N. 13 deg. W. 160 meters to point 15; N. 52 W. 220 meters to point 16; N. 8 deg. E. 230 meters to point 17; N. 15 deg. E. 220 meters to point 18; N. 74 deg. E. 140 meters to point 19; S. 89 deg. E. 230 meters to point 20; N. 8 deg. E. 160 meters to point 21; N. 47 deg. E. 220 meters to point 22; Foll. trail NW Dir. 600 meters to point 23; Foll. trail NW 220 meters to point 24; N. 30 deg. E. 350 meters to point 25; N. 26 deg. E. 380 meters to point 26; S. 88 deg. E. 160 meters to point 27; S. 50 deg. E. 520 meters to point 28; N. 33 deg. W. 340 meters to point 29; N. 23 deg. E. 260 meters to point 30; N. 9 deg. E. 110 meters to point 31; N.50 deg. E. 160 meters to point 32; N. 67 deg. E. 180 meters to point 33; S. 4 deg. E. 150 meters to point 34; S. 65 deg. E. 380 meters to point 35; N. 25 deg. E. 100 meters to point 36; N. 70 deg. W. 280 meters to point 37; N. 12 deg. E. 160 meters to point 38; N. 18 deg. E. 230 meters to point 39; N. 13 deg. E. 320 meters to point 40; N.67 deg. E. 300 meters to point 41; S. 63 deg. E. 180 meters to point 42; N. 55 deg. E. 100 meters to point 43; N. 70 deg. W. 330 meters to point 44; N. 28 deg. E. 230 meters to point 45; N. 60 deg. E. 70 meters to point 46; N. 34 deg. E. 160 meters to point 47; N. 70 deg. E. 230 meters to point 48; N. 45 deg. E. 300 meters to point 49; N. 40 deg. E. 280 meters to point 50; S. 69 deg. E. 610 meters to point 51; S. 6 deg. W. 300 meters to point 52; S. 17 deg. W. 420 meters to point 53; S. 68 deg. W. 200 meters to point 54; S. 12 deg. W. 200 meters to point 55; S. 52 deg. W. 190 meters to point 56; S. 56 deg. W. 180 meters to point 57; S. 47 deg. W. 180 meters to point 58; S. 36 deg. E. 210 meters to point 59; N. 82 deg. E. 220 meters to point 60; N. 70 deg. E. 160 meters to point 61; S. 7 deg. W. 3,800 meters to point of beginning, containing an approximate area of 813.6 hectares, subject to final survey.

**Parcel II**

A parcel of land (Identical to Timberland Block A, BFD Map LC 999) situated in the Municipality of Batac, Ilocos Norte. Bounded on the N. by Alien or Disp Block 1, LC Project No. 9 of Batac and Parcel III; on the E., S. and W. by Alien or Disp Block 1, Project No. 9 of Batac, Beginning at a point marked "1" on plan being S. 11 deg. 23 min. E. 6,718.63 meters from BLLM-1. Batac, thence Foll. Ambanga R.N.E. 260 meters to point 2; Foll. Quiom Cr SE 200 meters to point 3, S. 25 deg. W. 600 meters to point 4; S. 5 deg. W. 280 meters to point 5; S. 66 deg. W. 320 meters to point 6; S. 51 deg. W. 600 meters to point 7; S. 40 deg. W. 420 meters to point 8; S. 40 deg. W. 480 meters to point 9; S. 66 deg. W. 450 meters to point 10; N. 59 deg. W. 300 meters to point 11; N. 47 deg. W. 340 meters to point 12; N. 16 deg. E. 230 meters to point 13; S. 82 deg. E. 460 meters to point 14; N. 5 deg. E. 260 meters to point 15; S. 49 deg. E. 240 meters to point 16; N. 32 deg. E. 480 meters to point 17; N. 62 deg. E. 240 meters to point 18; N. 26 deg. E. 260 meters to point 19; N. 31 deg. E. 260 meters to point 20; N. 69 deg. E. 240 meters to point 21; N. 15 deg. E. 230 meters to point 22; N. 47 deg. E. 220 meters to point 23; S. 70 deg. E. 170 meters to point 24; N. 60 deg. E. 180 meters to point 25; N. 15 deg. E. 200 meters to point of beginning, containing an approximate area of 151.6 hectares, subject to final survey.

**Parcel III**

A parcel of land (Identical to Timberland Block A. BFD Map LC-999) situated in the Municipality of Batac, Ilocos Norte. Bounded on N. and E. by Alien and Disp. Block 1 Project No. 9 of Batac; on the S. by Parcel II and on the W. by Block 1, Proj. No. 9 Batac. Beginning at a point marked "1" on plan being S. 12 deg. 15 min. E. 6,599.74 meters from BLLM-1, Batac, thence N. 30 deg. E. 300 meters to point 2; N. 65 deg. E. 220 meters to point 3; N. 53 deg. W. 230 meters to point 4; N. 53 deg. E. 220 meters to point 5; N. 43 deg. E. 260 meters to point 6; S. 45 deg. 250 meters to point 7; N. 59 deg. E. 260 meters to point 8; N. 60 deg. E. 260 meters to point 9; S. 34 deg. E. 480 meters to point 10; S. 30 deg. W. 260 meters to point 11; S. 24 deg. W. 180 meters to point 12; S. 4 deg. W. 260 meters to point 13; S. 44 deg. W. 340 meters to point 14; Foll. Quiom Cr. NW 230 meters to point 15; Foll. Quiom Cr. NW 340 meters to point 16; Foll. Quiom Cr. NW 380 meters to point of beginning, containing an approximate area of 88.8 hectares, subject to final survey.

**Section 2.** All revenues from the lands set aside under the preceding section shall accrue to and be for the benefit of the Mariano Marcos Memorial College of Science and Technology: Provided, That the utilization of any existing timber therein shall be subject to forest laws, rules and regulations.

**Section 3.** All laws, rules and regulations inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed or modified accordingly.

**Section 4.** This Decree shall take effect immediately.

Done in the City of Manila, this 27th day of August, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and seventy-six.

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