Other top DAR officials present during the CLOA
distribution and turn-over of projects include DAR Undersecretaries Luis Pangulayan - Legal affairs office, Karlo Bello - Field operations office, Rosalina Bistoyong - Support Services, David Erro -Policy & planning office, Bernie Cruz - Special Concerns Office, Public Assistance & Media Relations Service Director Leomides R.
were handed over to the beneficiaries as proof of land ownership during a simple ceremony at the Cultural and Sports Center in Dapitan City, Zamboanga, on March 9.
The Order also applies to a cancellation case to correct erroneous technical descriptions in the EP, CLOA
, or other title issued under any agrarian reform program where the correction of the entries in the title shall not result to any issue regarding the identification or the number of the ARBs, or the correctness of the coverage of the landholding or any portion thereof and a cancellation case with an approved land transfer clearance arising from the sale, donation, assignment of rights, succession as well as any other form of conveyance approved by DAR pursuant to Section 27 of the Republic Act 6657, as amended," he added.
Besides the three properties under the wife's name, prosecutors said the 2009 SALN did not include Purisima's property covered by CLOA
He said the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Law or RA 6657, however, prohibits the sale or lease of lands covered by the CLOA
for at least 10 years.
The farmers were scheduled to take over the property in 2005, but then a decision was issued by a DAR provincial adjudicator, ordering the cancellation of the CLOA
Of the total number of agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs), 110 received collective CLOAS while 435 received their respective individual CLOAS.
Eladio Marmolejo, 75, from Oton, Iloilo, was among the farmer-beneficiaries who received his CLOA
DAR-7 regional director Alejandro Otacan reminded the ARBs that aside from CLOA
distribution, DAR is also mandated to provide the beneficiaries with support programs and services to help them develop their farms and improve their lives.
The DAR has intensified CLOA
distribution and the provision of support services to ARBs in the country in support of Duterte's campaign promise to free the farmers from tenancy and emancipate them from poverty.
Together with CLOA
, tax declarations were also distributed.
The Secretary said the challenge now for the DAR is the installation of uninstalled beneficiaries who are holders of CLOA