Republic of the Philippines
Congress of the Philippines

Metro Manila

Republic Act No. 5446             September 18, 1968
as amended by R.A. 9522

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, Section 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:

 

N. Latitude

E. Longitude

Azimuth

Distance (In Meters)

Y’ami Island (E)

21º07’03"

121º57’24"

 

 

Line 1 (Y’ami I. (E.) - Tumaruk Rk.)

 

 

353º27’

71,656

Tumaruk Rk.

20º28’28"

122º02’06"

 

 

Line 2 (Tumaruk Rk. - Balintang Is.)

 

 

347º13’

58,105

Balintang Islands

19º57’45"

122º09’28"

 

 

Line 3 (Balintang Is. - Didicas Rk.)

 

 

357º05’

97,755

Didicas Rk.

19º04’50"

122º12’18"

 

 

Line 4 (Didicas Rk. - Iligan Pt.)

 

 

350º39’

86,155

Iligan Pt.

18º18’45"

122º20’15"

 

 

Line 5 (Iligan Pt. - Ditolong Pt.)

 

 

351º23’

136,030

Ditolong Pt.

17º05’50"

122º31’44"

 

 

Line 6 (Ditolong Pt. - Diviuisa Pt.)

 

 

16º56’

34,375

Diviuisa Pt.

16º48’00"

122º26’06"

 

 

Line 7 (Diviuisa Pt. - Dijohan Pt.)

 

 

21º01’

57,781

Dijohan Pt.

16º18’45"

122º14’28"

 

 

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

 

 

10º52’

142,360

Bulubalik Pt.

15º02’56"

121º59’30"

 

 

Line 8 (Bulubalik Pt. - Tinaga I.)

 

 

300º15’

120,980

Tinaga I.

14º29’45"

122º57’40"

 

 

Line 9 (Tinaga I. - Horadaba Rks.)

 

 

286º27’

148,690

Horadaba Rks.

14º06’41"

124º16’54"

 

 

Line 10 (Horadaba Rks. - Matulin Rk.)

 

 

306º34’

1,083

Matulin Rk.

14º06’20"

124º17’23"

 

 

Line 11 (Matulin Rk. - Atalaya Pt.)

 

 

331º46’

178,480

Atalaya Pt.

12º40’59"

125º04’02"

 

 

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

 

 

313º30’

22,263

Finch Rk.

12º32’40"

125º12’57"

 

 

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

 

313º56’

12,663

SE Manjud Pt.

12º27’54"

125º17’59"

 

 

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

 

322º27’

14,225

Sora Cay

12º21’47"

125º22’46"

 

 

Line 13 (Sora Cay - Bunga Pt.)

 

 

321º03’

22,761

Bunga Pt.

12º12’10"

125º30’40"

 

 

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

 

 

331º50’

12,646

Tubabao I.

12º06’06"

125º33’58"

 

 

Line 14 (Tubabao I. - Tugnug Pt.)

 

 

355º22’

83,225

Tugnug Pt.

11º12’06"

125º37’40"

 

 

Line 15 (Tugnug Pt. - Suluan I.)

 

 

331º03’

75,326

Suluan Island

10º45’20"

125º37’40"

 

 

Line 16 (Suluan I. - Tuason Pt.)

 

 

347º51’

107,070

Tuason Pt.

9º48’33"

126º10’00"

 

 

Line 17 (Tuason Pt. - Cauit Pt.)

 

 

355º25’

55,415

Cauit Pt.

9º18’35"

126º12’25"

 

 

Line 18 (Cauit Pt. Arangasa Is.)

 

 

342º44’

49,703

Arangasa Is.

8º52’50"

126º20’28"

 

 

Line 19 (Arangasa Is. - Quinablangan I.)

 

348º40’

131,330

Quinablangan I.

7º42’58"

126º34’30"

 

 

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

 

353º08’

25,619

Above Languyan R.

7º29’10"

126º36’10"

 

 

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

 

356º52’

22,489

Pusan Pt.

7º16’59"

126º36’50"

 

 

Line 21 (Pusan Pt. - Tugubun Pt.)

 

 

26º39’

36,259

Tugubun Pt.

6º59’24"

126º28’00"

 

 

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

 

20º33’

83,350

Cape San Agustin (N)

6º17’03"

126º12’08"

 

 

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

30º16’

1,707

Cape San Agustin (S)

6º16’15"

126º11’40"

 

 

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

 

39º23’

125,100

Panguil Bato Pt.

5º23’45"

125º28’42"

 

 

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

 

66º32’

7,484

Tapundo Pt.

5º22’08"

125º24’59"

 

 

Line 24 (Tapundo Pt. - Manamil I.)

 

 

89º19’

7,667

Manamil I.

5º22’05"

125º20’50"

 

 

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

 

 

139º01’

3,051

Balut I. (W)

5º23’20"

125º19’45"

 

 

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

 

124º47’

149,840

Middle of 3 Rk. Awash

6º09’39"

124º13’02"

 

 

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

 

86º18’

259,400

Tongquil I.

6º00’15"

121º52’45"

 

 

Line 27 (Tongquil I. - Sumbasumba I.)

 

 

61º29’

115,950

Sumbasumba I.

5º30’10"

120º57’35"

 

 

Line 28 (Sumbasumba I. - Kinapusan Is.)

 

43º19’

44,445

Kinapusan Is.

5º12’37"

120º41’05"

 

 

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

 

63º14’

101,290

Manuk Manka I.

4º47’50"

119º52’10"

 

 

Line 30 (Manuk Manka I. - Frances Reef)

 

58º30’

80,847

Frances Reef

4º24’54"

119º14’54"

 

 

Line 31 (Frances Reef - Bajapa Reef)

 

 

134º34’

29,330

Bajapa Reef

4º36’04"

119º03’36"

 

 

Line 32 (Bajapa Reef - Panguan I.)

 

 

164º05’

13,480

Panguan I.

4º43’06"

119º01’36"

 

 

Line 33 (Panguan I. - Omapoy I.)

 

 

238º48’

42,470

Omapoy I.

4º55’02"

119º21’15"

 

 

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

 

 

246º11’

51,003

Sanga-Sanga I.

5º06’12"

119º46’30"

 

 

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

 

 

170º05’

80,200

Pearl Bank

5º49’04"

119º39’01"

 

 

Line 36 (Pearl Bank - Baguan I.)

 

 

103º13’

137,050

Baguan I.

6º06’00"

118º26’42"

 

 

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

 

 

76º52’

15,535

Taganak I.

6º04’05"

118º18’30"

 

 

Line 37 (Taganak I. - Gt. Bakkungaan)

 

118º39’

24,805

Gt. Bakkungaan

6º10’32"

118º06’42"

 

 

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

 

 

136º04’

18,470

Sibaung I.

6º17’45"

117º59’45"

 

 

Line 38 (Sibaung - I. Muligi I.)

 

 

215º36’

79,915

Muligi I.

6º53’00"

118º25’00"

 

 

Line 39 (Muligi I. - Mangsee Is.)

 

 

119º14’

140,541

Mangsee Is.

7º30’10"

117º18’20"

 

 

Line 39a (Mangsee Is. - Cape Melville)

 

134º50’

48,815

Cape Melville

7º48’50"

116º59’30"

 

 

Line 40 (Cape Melville - Ligas Pt.)

 

 

153º54’

15,665

Ligas Pt.

7º56’28"

116º55’45"

 

 

Line 41 (Ligas Pt. - Cay)

 

 

170º40’

5,666

Cay

7º59’30"

116º55’15"

 

 

Line 41a (Cay-Secam I.)

 

 

204º52’

22,925

Secam I.

8º10’47"

117º00’30"

 

 

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

 

209º09’

54,990

N. of Canipan Bay

8º36’50"

117º15’06"

 

 

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

 

 

218º57’

18,570

Tatub Pt.

8º44’40"

117º21’28"

 

 

Line 44 (Tatub Pt. - Punta Baja)

 

 

222º04’

45,125

Punta Baja

9º02’50"

117º37’58"

 

 

Line 45 (Punta Baja - Malapackun I.)

 

 

223º30’

32,195

Malapackun I.

9º15’30"

117º50’04"

 

 

Line 46 (Malapackun I. - Piedras Pt.)

 

 

225º50’

148,260

Piedras Pt.

10º11’28"

118º48’18"

 

 

Line 47 (Piedras Pt. - Tapiutan I.)

 

 

203º19’

124,900

Tapiutan I.

11º13’40"

119º15’28"

 

 

Line 48 (Tapiutan I. - Pinnacle Rk.)

 

 

208º47’

136,590

Pinnacle Rk.

12º18’34"

119º51’45"

 

 

Line 49 (Pinnacle Rk. - Cape Calavite)

 

 

200º40’

134,230

Cape Calavite

13º26’40"

120º18’00"

 

 

Line 50 (Cape Calavite-Cabra I.)

 

 

148º12’

58,235

Cabra I.

13º53’30"

120º00’58"

 

 

Line 51 (Cabra I. - Capones Is.)

 

 

179º26’

113,400

Capones Is.

14º55’00"

120º00’20"

 

 

Line 52 (Capones Is. - Palauig Pt.)

 

 

168º09’

58,100

Palauig Pt.

15º25’50"

119º53’40"

 

 

Line 53 (Palauig. - Hermana Mayor I.)

 

 

164º17’

40,870

Hermana Mayor I.

15º47’10"

119º47’28"

 

 

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

 

167º10’

20,490

Tambobo Pt.

15º58’00"

119º44’55"

 

 

Line 54 (Tambobo Pt. - Rena Pt.)

 

 

181º43’

22,910

Rena Pt.

16º10’25"

119º45’18"

 

 

Line 54a (Rena Pt. - Cape Bolinao)

 

 

191º39’

18,675

Cape Bolinao

16º20’20"

119º47’25"

 

 

Line 55 (Cape Bolinao - Darigayos Pt.)

 

226º20’

80,016

Darigayos Pt.

16º50’15"

120º20’00"

 

 

Line 56 (Darigayos Pt. - Dile Pt.)

 

 

179º58’

81,616

Dile Pt.

17º34’30"

120º19’58"

 

 

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

 

 

188º27’

12,060

Pinget I.

17º40’58"

120º20’58"

 

 

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

 

 

192º46’

27,170

Badoc I.

17º55’20"

120º24’22"

 

 

Line 57 (Badoc I. - Cape Bojeador)

 

 

195º03’

65,270

Cape Bojeador

18º29’30"

120º34’00"

 

 

Line 58 (Cape Bojeador - Dalupiri I.)

 

 

222º16’

101,740

Dalupiri I.

19º10’15"

121º13’02"

 

 

Line 59 (Dalupiri I. - Catanapan Pt.)

 

 

213º29’

25,075

Catanapan Pt.

19º21’35"

121º20’56"

 

 

Line 60 (Catanapan Pt. - Dequey I.)

 

 

202º27’

116,870

Dequey I.

20º20’06"

121º46’35"

 

 

Line 61 (Dequey I. - Raile)

 

 

180º47’

42,255

Raile

20º43’00"

121º46’55"

 

 

Line 62 (Raile - Y’ami I. (W)

 

 

200º30’

48,140

Y’ami I. (W)

21º07’26"

121º56’39"

 

 

Line 63 (Y’ami I. (W) - Y’ami I. (M)

 

 

238º40’

237

Y’ami I. (M)

21º07’30"

121º56’46"

 

 

Line 64 (Y’ami I. (M) - Y’ami I. (E)

 

 

307º08’

1,376

Y’ami I. (E)

21º07’03"

121º57’24"

 

 

Section 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.

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

Approved: September 18, 1968


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