Historical Overview

Estates in Lebanon used to abide by the Ottoman law that organized the registration of the property rights in what was called the “Daftar Khana”, or record room, by virtue of which were registered the rights, easements, usufructs, demarcation and drafting, transfers and agreements over estates by simply mentioning their location and the name of the city or village, without any topographical description or clear and accurate measurements of their area. Moreover, the records of the “Daftar Khana” and the deeds issued to concerned parties were not established on clear legal grounds, did not reveal the adjacent owners and their approval and did not have any plan to make estate rights public. Therefore, banking and financial institutions did not trust these entries, rights or transactions. Later, the rights and transactions started to be registered at the civil courts and their entry was documented in records especially developed for being used among concerned parties...more

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14-Nov-2017

Under the patronage and the presence of H.E. the Minister of Finance Mr. Ali Hassan Khalil and the Director General of GDLRC Mr. George Maarrawi, GDLRC launched on the 25th of October 2017 the...More

14-Nov-2017

On the 21st of October 2017, Mr. Walid Jumblatt represented by the Member of Parliament Mr. Wael Abou Faour, inaugurated the Registry and Cadastre Offices of Rashaya district, in the...More

14-Nov-2017

On the 15th of July 2017, H.E. the Minister of Finance Mr. Ali Hassan Khalil inaugurated the Registry and Cadastre Offices in Baalbek - Hermel district.

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14-Nov-2017

“Lebanon's Opportunities” magazine presented to Mr. George Maarrawi, the Director General of GDLRC, Lebanon's Best Public Service Award for the year 2016 at a large ceremony held at the Movenpick...More

14-Nov-2017

A delegation from the World Bank visited the Directorate General of Land Registry and Cadastre between 26 September and 4 October 2016, and met with the Director General, the senior staff of the...More

14-Nov-2017

H.E. the Minister of Finance Mr. Ali Hassan Khalil launched in April 2016 the electronic services of the Directorate General of Land Registry and Cadastre.

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14-Nov-2017

With the collaboration of the World Bank to modernize the Directorate General of Land Registry and Cadastre management, H.E. the Minister of Finance Mr. Ali Hassan Khalil launched in May 2015 a...More

14-Nov-2017

The World Bank delegation concluded its visit to the Directorate General of Land Registry and Cadastre in April 2016, with a meeting with H.E. the Minister of Finance Mr. Ali Hassan Khalil, the...More

05-Feb-2016

Under the patronage and the presence of H.E. the Minister of Finance Mr. Ali Hassan Khali, and the Director General of Land Registry and Cadastre Mr. Georges Maarrawi, the inauguration of the...More

14-Jan-2016

Automation was introduced to the Registry Area Office of West Bekaa – Jib Jannine on 02/11/2015

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