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Republic of the Philippines


Congress of the Philippines
Metro Manila
Republic Act No. 5446
as amended by R.A. 9522

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, 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
Yami Island (E)

210703"

E. Longitude

202828"
195745"
190450"
181845"

1222015"

170550"

1223144"

Line 5 (Iligan Pt. - Ditolong Pt.)


Ditolong Pt.
Line 6 (Ditolong Pt. - Diviuisa Pt.)
Diviuisa Pt.

164800"
161845"

1221428"

150256"

1215930"

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


Bulubalik Pt.
Line 8 (Bulubalik Pt. - Tinaga I.)
Tinaga I.

142945"
140641"
140620"
124059"
123240"

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

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122754"

35123

136,030

1656

34,375

2101

57,781

1052

142,360

30015

120,980

28627

148,690

30634

1,083

33146

178,480

31330

22,263

31356

12,663

32227

14,225

1251257"

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


SE Manjud Pt.

86,155

1250402"

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


Finch Rk.

35039

1241723"

Line 11 (Matulin Rk. - Atalaya Pt.)


Atalaya Pt.

97,755

1241654"

Line 10 (Horadaba Rks. - Matulin Rk.)


Matulin Rk.

35705

1225740"

Line 9 (Tinaga I. - Horadaba Rks.)


Horadaba Rks.

58,105

1222606"

Line 7 (Diviuisa Pt. - Dijohan Pt.)


Dijohan Pt.

34713

1221218"

Line 4 (Didicas Rk. - Iligan Pt.)


Iligan Pt.

71,656

1220928"

Line 3 (Balintang Is. - Didicas Rk.)


Didicas Rk.

35327
1220206"

Line 2 (Tumaruk Rk. - Balintang Is.)


Balintang Islands

Distance (In
Meters)

1215724"

Line 1 (Yami I. (E.) - Tumaruk Rk.)


Tumaruk Rk.

Azimuth

1251759"
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Line 12a (SE of Manjud Pt. - Sora Cay)


Sora Cay

122147"
121210"

1253040"

120606"

1253358"

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


Tubabao I.
Line 14 (Tubabao I. - Tugnug Pt.)
Tugnug Pt.

111206"
104520"
94833"
91835"
85250"
74258"
72910"

1263610"

71659"

1263650"

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


Pusan Pt.
Line 21 (Pusan Pt. - Tugubun Pt.)
Tugubun Pt.

65924"
61703"
61615"
52345"
52208"
52205"

52320"
60939"
60015"
53010"
51237"
44750"

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42454"

25,619

35652

22,489

2639

36,259

2033

83,350

3016

1,707

3923

125,100

6632

7,484

8919

7,667

13901

3,051

12447

149,840

8618

259,400

6129

115,950

4319

44,445

6314

101,290

5830

80,847

1195210"

Line 30 (Manuk Manka I. - Frances Reef)


Frances Reef

35308

1204105"

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


Manuk Manka I.

131,330

1205735"

Line 28 (Sumbasumba I. - Kinapusan Is.)


Kinapusan Is.

34840

1215245"

Line 27 (Tongquil I. - Sumbasumba I.)


Sumbasumba I.

49,703

1241302"

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


Tongquil I.

34244

1251945"

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


Middle of 3 Rk. Awash

55,415

1252050"

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


Balut I. (W)

35525

1252459"

Line 24 (Tapundo Pt. - Manamil I.)


Manamil I.

107,070

1252842"

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


Tapundo Pt.

34751

1261140"

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


Panguil Bato Pt.

75,326

1261208"

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


Cape San Agustin (S)

33103

1262800"

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


Cape San Agustin (N)

83,225

1263430"

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


Above Languyan R.

35522

1262028"

Line 19 (Arangasa Is. - Quinablangan I.)


Quinablangan I.

12,646

1261225"

Line 18 (Cauit Pt. Arangasa Is.)


Arangasa Is.

33150

1261000"

Line 17 (Tuason Pt. - Cauit Pt.)


Cauit Pt.

22,761

1253740"

Line 16 (Suluan I. - Tuason Pt.)


Tuason Pt.

32103

1253740"

Line 15 (Tugnug Pt. - Suluan I.)


Suluan Island

14,225

1252246"

Line 13 (Sora Cay - Bunga Pt.)


Bunga Pt.

32227

1191454"
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Line 31 (Frances Reef - Bajapa Reef)


Bajapa Reef

43604"
44306"

1190136"

45502"

1192115"

Line 33 (Panguan I. - Omapoy I.)


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

50612"
54904"

1193901"

60600"

1182642"

Line 36 (Pearl Bank - Baguan I.)


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

60405"
61032"
61745"
65300"

1182500"

73010"

1171820"

Line 39 (Muligi I. - Mangsee Is.)


Mangsee Is.
Line 39a (Mangsee Is. - Cape Melville)
Cape Melville

74850"
75628"

1165545"

75930"

1165515"

Line 41 (Ligas Pt. - Cay)


Cay
Line 41a (Cay-Secam I.)
Secam I.

81047"
83650"
84440"
90250"

1173758"

91530"

1175004"

Line 45 (Punta Baja - Malapackun I.)


Malapackun I.
Line 46 (Malapackun I. - Piedras Pt.)
Piedras Pt.

101128"
111340"

1191528"

121834"

1195145"

Line 48 (Tapiutan I. - Pinnacle Rk.)


Pinnacle Rk.
Line 49 (Pinnacle Rk. - Cape Calavite)
Cape Calavite

132640"

Cabra I.

135330"

137,050

7652

15,535

11839

24,805

13604

18,470

21536

79,915

11914

140,541

13450

48,815

15354

15,665

17040

5,666

20452

22,925

20909

54,990

21857

18,570

22204

45,125

22330

32,195

22550

148,260

20319

124,900

20847

136,590

20040

134,230

14812

58,235

1201800"

Line 50 (Cape Calavite-Cabra I.)


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10313

1184818"

Line 47 (Piedras Pt. - Tapiutan I.)


Tapiutan I.

80,200

1172128"

Line 44 (Tatub Pt. - Punta Baja)


Punta Baja

17005

1171506"

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


Tatub Pt.

51,003

1170030"

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


N. of Canipan Bay

24611

1165930"

Line 40 (Cape Melville - Ligas Pt.)


Ligas Pt.

42,470

1175945"

Line 38 (Sibaung - I. Muligi I.)


Muligi I.

23848

1180642"

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


Sibaung I.

13,480

1181830"

Line 37 (Taganak I. - Gt. Bakkungaan)


Gt. Bakkungaan

16405

1194630"

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


Pearl Bank

29,330

1190336"

Line 32 (Bajapa Reef - Panguan I.)


Panguan I.

13434

1200058"

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Cabra I.

135330"

1200058"

Line 51 (Cabra I. - Capones Is.)


Capones Is.

145500"
152550"
154710"

1194728"

155800"

1194455"

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


Tambobo Pt.
Line 54 (Tambobo Pt. - Rena Pt.)
Rena Pt.

161025"
162020"

1194725"

165015"

1202000"

Line 55 (Cape Bolinao - Darigayos Pt.)


Darigayos Pt.
Line 56 (Darigayos Pt. - Dile Pt.)
Dile Pt.

173430"
174058"
175520"

182930"
191015"

1211302"

192135"

1212056"

Line 59 (Dalupiri I. - Catanapan Pt.)


Catanapan Pt.
Line 60 (Catanapan Pt. - Dequey I.)
Dequey I.

202006"
204300"
210726"
210730"
210703"

18,675

22620

80,016

17958

81,616

18827

12,060

19246

27,170

19503

65,270

22216

101,740

21329

25,075

20227

116,870

18047

42,255

20030

48,140

23840

237

30708

1,376

1215646"

Line 64 (Yami I. (M) - Yami I. (E)


Yami I. (E)

19139

1215639"

Line 63 (Yami I. (W) - Yami I. (M)


Yami I. (M)

22,910

1214655"

Line 62 (Raile - Yami I. (W)


Yami I. (W)

18143

1214635"

Line 61 (Dequey I. - Raile)


Raile

20,490

1203400"

Line 58 (Cape Bojeador - Dalupiri I.)


Dalupiri I.

16710

1202422"

Line 57 (Badoc I. - Cape Bojeador)


Cape Bojeador

40,870

1202058"

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


Badoc I.

16417

1201958"

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


Pinget I.

58,100

1194518"

Line 54a (Rena Pt. - Cape Bolinao)


Cape Bolinao

16809
1195340"

Line 53 (Palauig. - Hermana Mayor I.)


Hermana Mayor I.

113,400

1200020"

Line 52 (Capones Is. - Palauig Pt.)


Palauig Pt.

17926

1215724"

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
The Lawphil Project - Arellano Law Foundation

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