REPUBLIC ACT No. 287
An Act to Authorize the Reclamation of Foreshore and Marshy Lands by the Municipality of Catbalogan, Province of Samar
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippine Congress Assembled:
Section 1. Authority is hereby granted the municipality of Catbalogan, Province of Samar, to undertake and carry out at its own expense the reclamation by dredging, filling or other means, of any marshy lands within its territorial jurisdiction and of foreshore lands bordering the said municipality for the purpose of constructing public improvements and providing homesites for its inhabitants.1aшphi1
Section 2. Any and all lands reclaimed as herein provided shall be the property of the municipality of Catbalogan, Province of Samar, except that the new foreshore along the reclaimed lands shall continue to be the property of the National Government.
Section 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved: June 1
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