October 27, 2003
SPECIAL ORDER NO. 823-03
SUBJECT : Reconstitution of Center for Land Use Policy, Planning and Implementation (CLUPPI) Secretariat
In order to effectively carry out and implement the mandate provided under Executive Order No. 45 of the Office of the President with respect to the fastracking of all applications for Land Use Conversion and Exemptions pending before the CLUPPI Secretariat, there is an urgent need to reconstitute the present set up of the CLUPPI Secretariat. It shall now be composed of two (2) Secretariats. These are the Conversion and Exemption Group:
Undersecretary Ricardo S. Arlanza Executive Director
Director Jeffrey M. Galan Over-all Head Secretariat
Conversion Technical Secretariat Group:
Angelita M. Noble Conversion Technical Head
Annalissa V. Dimagmaliw Assistant Head
Edna P. Tubianosa Technical Staff
Lina B. Espinas Technical Staff
Josephine P. Sarvida Technical Staff
Othello D. Dionisio Technical Staff
Angel S. Rivera Technical Staff
Sirikit A. Reyes Technical Staff
Corazon Espinas Legal Officer
Marichu L. Mariano Legal Officer
Exemption Technical Secretariat Group:
Julie Othello G. Naredo Exemption Technical Head
Racquel P. Parba Technical Staff
Ramon M. Alobba Technical Staff
Valentino B. Magante Legal Officer
Jacinto L. Baccay Legal Officer
Juanito B. Gumpal, Jr. Legal Officer
Mary Jane Bona Legal Officer
In view of these organizational restructuring, two (2) separate CLUPPI Secretariats offices shall be set up. Each group shall evaluate all applications pertaining to their respective assigned task. An independent and separate administrative staff shall be organized to process all administrative concerns of each Secretariat.
Further, all cases pertaining to motions for reconsideration, appeals, petitions for revocation, motions for extension of development period and other petitions/motions relative to the conversion and exemption/exclusion shall now be the sole concern of the Office of the Secretary which shall set up its own secretariat. All cases determined by the Office of the Secretary as flash point cases and cases involving priority development projects may also be resolved by the said Office.
Under this Order, the CLUPPI Secretariat shall provide technical and administrative services to the CLUPPI Committees. The Head Secretariat shall regularly report the Secretariat's activities to the CLUPPI Executive Director.
Furthermore, all exemption cases involving five (5) hectares and below pending before the CLUPPI Secretariat shall be forwarded to RCLUPPI of Region IV notwithstanding its status for proper evaluation and disposal of the said cases. ITECSH
This Order takes effect immediately and supersedes/revokes previous issuances inconsistent herewith.
Done this 27th day of October, 2003, Diliman, Quezon City.
(SGD.) ROBERTO M. PAGDANGANAN