Bermejo is new LRA chief

By on May 17, 2017


A former judge of Malita Municipal Circuit Trial Court of Davao Occidental is the new administrator of the Land Registration Authority (LRA), an attached agency of the Department of Justice (DOJ). (PNA photo)
A former judge of Malita Municipal Circuit Trial Court of Davao Occidental is the new administrator of the Land Registration Authority (LRA), an attached agency of the Department of Justice (DOJ). (PNA photo)

MANILA—A former judge of Malita Municipal Circuit Trial Court of Davao Occidental is the new administrator of the Land Registration Authority (LRA), an attached agency of the Department of Justice (DOJ).

In an appointment paper signed last May 10, President Rodrigo Duterte appointed Renato Bermejo, a former Davao City prosecutor. He will replace Eulalio Diaz III.

The LRA is an agency responsible for issuing decrees of registration and certificates of title and register documents, patents and other land transaction for the benefit of landowners, agrarian reform-beneficiaries and the registering public in general; providing a secure, stable and trustworthy record of land ownership and recorded interests therein so as to promote social and economic well-being and contribute to the national development.