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The home of an expert in Philippine Laws on Land Use Planning and Zoning, Real Estate Management and Environmental Protection

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And why do I say that I am an EXPERT ?

I am the Commissioner for Legal Affairs of the sole quasi-judicial regulatory government agency of the Philippines, namely the

HOUSING AND LAND USE REGULATORY BOARD (HLURB)

I have been with the said institution, which was then previously known as the Human Settlements Commission (HSC), later the Human Settlements Regulatory Commission (HSRC) for the past twenty-three (23) years, rising from the ranks and serving in various capacities as

BOARD SECRETARY and DIRECTOR, Appeals Review Group (1988-1996)
DIRECTOR, Development Monitoring Office (1986 - 1988)
Division Chief, Project Monitoring Division ( PMD ) and Monitoring Review and Enforcement Actions Division ( MREAD ), DMO-HSRC (1982 - 1986 ), among others
Division Chief, Zoning Administration Division and Training Director, COURSE ON ZONING ADMINISTRATION (COZA) , 1981
Coordinator, Zoning Assistance and Review Group, and MODEL ZONING ORDINANCE Project Team (1979 - 1981)

And Why Was I prepared to be and do all of these ?

My Academic and Professional Training include the following :

Master's Degree in Development Management (M.D.M) ASIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT (AIM), 1992

Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)and Attorney-at-Law UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES (U.P.), 1980

Bachelor of Arts (A.B.) in Political Science
ATENEO DE MANILA UNIVERSITY (A de M U), 1975

Additionally, I have been given special accreditation as

Licensed Environmental Planner(exempt from examination),1995
CAREER EXECUTIVE SERVICE OFFICER (CESO), 1994

I am also a Professor of Law specializing in LAND TITLES AND DEEDS at the SAN SEBASTIAN COLLEGE - Recoletos INSTITUTE OF LAW in MANILA
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