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Learn everything you need to know and the best practices in solving your Right-of-Way (ROW) problems and challenges.

This pioneering one-day training will comprehensively discuss relevant laws including the new Right-of-Way Act, salient features of its IRR, modes of acquisition and transfer, guidelines and process of expropriation, rules on negotiated sale, standards for the assessment and compensation of subject properties, environmental issues, strategies, judicial and administrative remedies for attendees to become more effective and efficient in expediting their ROW access.

Attendees will also gain valuable insights from experts' experiences to avoid costly pitfalls by understanding the tools and methods in RROW management and ROW solutions based on the relevant provisions of building code of the Philippines (PD 1096) such as those involving easement, yard/ court, access, road, street, air rights, traffic, side walk, arcade, view corridor, site line, basement, lots and many more!

   Limited Seats Only, Pre-Registration Required

   REGISTER NOW and avail of the Group DISCOUNT

   Contact Person: Claire Enriquez
   Manila lines: (+632) 556-8968 or 69
 Manila Telefax: (+632) 842-7148 or 59
   Cebu lines: (+63 32) 512-3106 or 07
   Baguio line: (+63 74) 423-2914
   Legazpi line (+63 52) 736-0148

Lecturer 1: Atty. Edsel F. Tupaz He headed the right-of-way acquisition and enforcement of DPWH and was in-charge of resolving all ROW issues both in the national and the regional level on all infrastructure projects of the government under the Build Build Build program. He designed and implemented nationwide policies and rules for ROW, including the latest DPWH Right-of-Way Acquisition Manual (DRAM).
He obtained a Master of Laws at Harvard Law School and became one of the youngest faculty at the New England School of Law, Boston, and Massachusetts. He currently serves as the Partner of Gorriceta Africa Cauton & Saavedra.

Lecturer 2: Engr. Agustin S. Torres He is a technical expert on adjudication cases involving construction-related lawsuits. He has over 40 years of experience in the construction industry and is a consultant of many local and international firms especially in solving their most challenging construction and ROW related issues. He was part of the oversight committee on the crafting and implementation of the revised IRR of the Building Code of the Philippines. He also serves as a program director at the Center for Global Best Practices and a consultant at the DPWH National Building Code Development Office and the LGU of Quezon City.

    Who Should Attend:

      •ROW Implementing Agencies
      •GOCCs involved in ROW
      •Funding Institutions
      •Property Developers
      •Contractors and Engineers
      •PPP Partners
      •Affected Landowners
      •Anyone interested in the topic

This seminar is open
to the General Public

   Training Investment is P9,980
   inclusive of Meals, Resource Kit, &
   Certificate of Attendance

Resolving Right-of-Way Issues

Marriott Grand Ballroom, Resorts World Complex, Pasay City, Philippines
9:00am to 5:00pm, Friday, August 9, 2019

Course Outline

I. Right of Way (ROW) Explained
      i. What is ROW
      ii. Who has the authority to procure ROW

II. Republic Act No. 10752: Salient Features of the New ROW Law and its Implementing Rules and Regulations

III. Common Modes of Acquisition of ROW
      i. ROW a Function of Government: A Project with a Public Purpose
                  - Inherent Power of Government
      ii. Modes of Acquisition for ROW
                  - Voluntary
                  - Involuntary

IV. Rules on Negotiated Sale
      i. Standards for the Assessment of the Value of the Property Subject to Negotiated Sale
      ii. Process of Payment

V. Expropriation Proceedings

VI. Case Study: Highway
      i. Best Practices
      ii. Valuable insights for a peaceful, and efficient relocation of informal settlers
      iii. Appropriations: A Critical Requirement in ROW Acquisition

VII. Road Right-of-Way Based on the Provision of National Building Code (PD 1096)
      A. Easement
      B. Yard / Court
      C. Setback
      D. Access
      E. Road
      F. Street
      G. Air Rights
      H. Traffic
      I. Sidewalk
      J. Street Furniture
      K. Arcade
      L. View Corridor
      M. Site Line
      N. Basement
      O. Lots

VIII. Tools and Method in RROW Management

IX. Utilities within RROW

TRAINING FEE PER PERSON: P9,980 (Fee covers Meals, Resource Kit, Certificate of Attendance)


Less 5% for early registrants (on registrations made on or before July 9, 2019)
Less 5% for early payment (if made on or before July 29, 2019)
Less 5% for group registration (minimum of 3 participants)

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