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Land Registration Authority Deputy Administrator Robert Nomar V. Leyretana (right) with Consul General Claro S. Cristobal during a Forum on LRA Functions and Land Titling Updates at the Philippine Center in New York.  (Photo by NYPCG)


Land Registration Authority Deputy Administrator Robert Nomar V. Leyretana informed the Filipino-American community in the U.S. northeast about the functions of the LRA and discussed land titling updates in the Philippines at a forum organized by the Philippine Consulate General in New York on March 29, 2019.

More than 60 members of the Filipino-American community in the U.S. northeast, many of whom are lawyers and landowners in the Philippines, participated in the event.

Leyretana gave an overview of the general functions and mandates of the LRA and the Registry of Deeds (RD), the processes involved in buying, transferring and registering titled and untitled lands, settling an estate belonging to a deceased person, and LRA’s Mapping Solutions and Services.

He said that LRA is the the central repository of records relative to original registration of lands.

It issues decrees of registration pursuant to final judgments of the courts in land registration proceedings and cause the issuance by the Registers of Deeds of the corresponding certificates of title.


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Members of the Filipino-American community raise questions on registration and transfer of certificate of title during a Focus Group Discussion on LRA Functions and Land Titling Updates in the Philippines.  (Photo by NYPCG)


He also discussed LRA’s Land Titling Computerization Program (LTCP) which aims to secure titles and documents, prevent duplicates and overlaps, standardize processes, fees, and requirements, create an up-to-date information and records which will be available anytime and anywhere, and improve disaster recovery and business continuity.

The presentation of Leyretana was followed by an interactive open forum where the participants were given the opportunity to ask questions regarding their lands in the Philippines.

To receive a copy of the presentation, please send an e-mail request to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

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Members of the Filipino-American community and Philippine Consulate Officers led by Consul General Claro Cristobal with LRA Deputy Administrator Robert Nomar Leyretana.  (Photo by NYPCG)

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