MAFAR-BARMM CONDUCTS ORIENTATION-WORKSHOP ON LCMS
Agrarian reform legal officers and key officials from the different provinces of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) gathered at the Marco Polo Hotel in Davao City on August 14-16, 2019 for the Orientation-Workshop on Legal Case Monitoring Systems (LCMS) cum Latest DAR Administrative Orders.
Conducted and facilitated by MAFAR-BARMM, the workshop was graced by Minister Mohammad S. Yacob with some technical staff from the regional office. In his opening remarks, Minister Yacob emphasized and encouraged the participants to secure more outputs and ensure furnishing the national office of the consolidated report. In addition, the MAFAR chief enjoined everyone especially the legal officers to look into the resolution of pressing legal cases in the agrarian reform sector.
The 3-day activity was highlighted by the presentation of LCMS principles and enhancement and one by one hands-on workshop on the system facilitated by Nestor C. Bayoneto, Director of Management Information Systems Service (MISS). The Bureau of Agrarian Legal Assistance (BALA) Manual of Client Representation was also presented by Atty. Enrique Sumogba, Jr., BALA-ARBLD Chief. Also, the Agrarian Law Implementation (ALI) Jurisdiction was explained by Atty. Ramon SG. Cabanez, Chief Legal, DAR-V and a hands-on workshop on LCMS recording and updating was done with the facilitation of the National LCMS Focal Persons.
The Administrative Orders (AO) on Referral Cases and Case Actions were presented by Atty. Kingston Marie V. Abogado, Chief Legal, DAR-II and Atty. Marjorie P. Ayson, Director BALA, respectively.
Meanwhile, Atty. Jim G. Coleto, Board Member III, DARAB, talked about the Lawyers Manual and Atty. Roland Manalaysay presented the L.A.O. No. 01, series of 2019 and the A.O. creating the Land Use Cases Committee (LUCC). The E.O. and A.O. 7, series of 2019 was then presented by Atty. Rolando S. Cua, OIC Board Member III, DARAB.
A group meeting was then carried out among MAFAR-BARMM and DARCO Key Officials that was followed by the awarding of plaques of appreciation and certificates.
LCMS is a web-based internal system for recording and monitoring various kinds of agrarian cases at the provincial, regional and central offices of the DAR, including those lodged at the Adjudicators’ offices, as well as cases where DAR lawyers represent and defend clients before judicial and quasi-judicial bodies.