PHILIPPINE LAWS, STATUTES AND CODES - CHAN ROBLES VIRTUAL LAW LIBRARY
|REPUBLIC ACT NO. 1273 - AN
ACT TO AMEND SECTION NINETY OF COMMONWEALTH ACT NUMBERED ONE HUNDRED
FORTY-ONE, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "PUBLIC LAND ACT"
Section ninety of Commonwealth Act Numbered One hundred forty-one,
otherwise known as the "Public Land Act", is hereby amended by adding
the following subsection at the end thereof:
"(i) That the applicant agrees that a strip forty meters wide starting from the bank on each side of any river or stream that may be found on the land applied for, shall be demarcated and preserved as permanent timberland to be planted exclusively to trees of known economic value, and that he shall not make any clearing thereon or utilize the same for ordinary farming purposes even after patent shall have been issued to him or a contract of lease shall have been executed in his favor."
Sec. 2. All laws, executive orders and regulations, or parts thereof, inconsistent with the provisions of this Act, are hereby repealed.
Sec. 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.cralaw
Approved: June 14, 1955