Land Management Bureau (Philippines)

Summary

The Philippines' Land Management Bureau (Filipino: Kawanihan ng Pamamahala sa mga Lupa, abbreviated as LMB), is an agency of the Philippine government under the Department of Environment and Natural Resources responsible for administering, surveying, managing, and disposing Alienable and Disposable (A&D) lands and other government lands not placed under the jurisdiction of other government agencies.

Land Management Bureau
Kawanihan ng Pamamahala sa mga Lupain
Land Management Bureau logo.svg
Agency overview
FormedSeptember 2, 1901; 120 years ago (September 2, 1901)
HeadquartersPlaza Cervantes, Binondo, Manila, Philippines
Agency executive
  • Atty. Emelyne V. Talabis, Director
Parent agencyDepartment of Environment and Natural Resources
Websitewww.lmb.gov.ph
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HistoryEdit

The agency was founded on September 2, 1901 under Act 218 as the Insular Bureau of Public Lands (IBPL).[1] The Bureau was tasked to have a survey of the archipelago through Act 926.[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ACT NO. 218 AN ACT CREATING A BUREAU OF PUBLIC LANDS". www.lis.dar.gov.ph. September 2, 1901. Retrieved 18 March 2022.
  2. ^ "ACT NO. 926 AN ACT PRESCRIBING RULES AND REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE HOMESTEADING, SELLING, AND LEASING OF PORTIONS OF THE PUBLIC DOMAIN OF THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, PRESCRIBING TERMS AND CONDITIONS TO ENABLE PERSONS TO PERFECT FOR THE ISSUANCE OF PATENTS WITHOUT COMPENSATION TO CERTAIN NATIVE SETTLERS UPON THE PUBLIC LANDS, PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF TOWN SITES AND SALES OF LOTS THEREIN, AND PROVIDING FOR A HEARING AND DECISION BY THE COURT OF LAND REGISTRATION OF ALL APPLICATIONS FOR THE COMPLETION AND CONFIRMATION OF ALL IMPERFECT AND INCOMPLETE SPANISH CONCESSIONS AND GRANTS IN SAID ISLANDS, AS AUTHORIZED BY SECTIONS THIRTEEN, FOURTEEN AND FIFTEEN OF THE ACT OF CONGRESS OF JULY FIRST NINETEEN HUNDRED AND TWO, ENTITLED "AN ACT TEMPORARILY TO PROVIDE FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE AFFAIRS OF CIVIL GOVERNMENT IN THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES"". www.lis.dar.gov.ph. October 7, 1903. Retrieved 18 March 2022.

External linksEdit

  • LMB homepage