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ACT NO. 5451
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 5451 - AN
ACT AUTHORIZING THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES TO SELL A CERTAIN
PARCEL OF LAND OF THE PRIVATE DOMAIN OF THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT,
LOCATED IN THE CITY OF MANILA, TO THE KNIGHTS OF RIZAL
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1. The President of the Philippines is hereby
authorized to sell to the Knights of Rizal for the nominal price of one
peso a parcel of land owned by the National Government, situated in
South Harbor, Port Area District, City of Manila, with an area of 1,226
square meters, and described as follows:
"A parcel of Land (Lot 3, Block 3) of the resurvey and subdivision plan
Swo-20567, being a portion of certain portion of Reclamation Plan 1,
I.R.C. Record No. ____, situated in the South Harbor, Port Area, City
of Manila. Bounded on the NE., along line 1-2 by Bonifacio Drive; along
line 2-3 by Lot 4, Block 3 of the resurvey and subdivision plan; along
line 3-4 by Railroad St., and along 4-1 by Lot 2; Block 3 of the
resurvey and subdivision plan. Beginning at a point marked "1" on plan,
being N. 40 deg. 53' W., 314.13 m. from F. Hyd. 31 yr. 1948 New, City
of Manila and N. 25 deg 36' W., 622.13 m. from F. Hyd. (Unnumbered)
City of Manila; thence S. 32 deg. 96' E, 24.00 m. to pt. 2; thence S.
57 deg. 44' W., 51.14 m. to pt. 3; thence N. 31 deg. 52' W., 24.00 m.
to pt. 4; thence N. 57 deg. 44' E., 51.04 m. to pt. 1; point of
beginning; containing an area of one thousand two hundred and
twenty-six (1,226) square meters. All points referred to are indicated
on the plan and marked on the ground by Conc. Mons. marked B.L.;
bearings true; date of the resurvey and subdivision survey; Dec. 2-3,
1947 and March 29, 1948."
Sec. 2. This conveyance is made for the exclusive
purpose of enabling the Knights of Rizal to construct on the said land
a permanent Knights of Rizal Building to be approved by the National
Sec. 3. The title to the land conveyed by this Act
shall not be transferred by the Knights of Rizal to another person
without previous authorization by the Congress of the Philippines.
Sec. 4. The property shall not be leased but any
space in the building to be constructed therein may be leased:
Provided, That the proceeds from such lease shall be utilized for
purposes for which the Knights of Rizal has been established.
Sec. 5. The Knights of Rizal is hereby authorized
to mortgage the above-described property for the purpose of
constructing the building or buildings to government-owned or
controlled corporations only.
In case the Knights of Rizal is dissolved, ceases, for any reason, to
undertake its objectives, or ceases to need the land for any reason,
the said land shall ipso facto revert to the National Government
All the foregoing conditions shall be included in the deed of transfer
to be executed by the President of the Philippines and annotated at the
back of the title.
Approved: September 30, 1968
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