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Management Structure

The Land Registry is headed by the Land Registrar, who is supported by four operational branches, namely the Deeds Registration and Departmental Services Branch headed by the Registry Manager, the Legal Services Branch headed by the Deputy Principal Solicitor, the Title Registration Development Branch headed by the Title Registration Development Manager and the Financial Services Branch headed by the Business Manager. The Land Registration Officers form the backbone of the Registry overseeing various operational functions. A workforce comprising largely of general grades staff provides general support. A dedicated team of IT staff is responsible for the smooth operation of the Integrated Registration Information System (IRIS) for the central registration system, as well as the development and implementation of computer systems to support the title registration system.

Branch Functions

Deeds Registration and Departmental Services Branch
  • PhotoTo provide services for the registration of documents affecting land in Hong Kong.

  • To provide services for search of documents affecting land and to handle applications for registration of owners' corporations.

  • To provide customer services and oversee staff development and training to meet the business needs of the Land Registry.

  • To plan, manage and review human resources, office accommodation and administrative systems in and provide general support services to the department.

Legal Services Branch

  • To provide legal advisory and support services on departmental functions and undertake all legal work relating to the Deeds Registration System.

  • To provide legal advisory and support service in the preparation for implementation of the Land Titles Ordinance (LTO); to conduct LTO review, prepare regulations, statutory forms and provide professional guidance to practitioners.


Title Registration Development Branch

  • To provide administrative support to the implementation of Land Title Registration System and the development of the publicity and education programmes.

  • To develop operational practices and design new registration processes for the Land Title Registration System.

  • To manage and oversee the daily operation and on-going enhancement of the IRIS system; to develop other computer systems to support the Land Title Registration System; to provide other IT support services.

Financial Services Branch

  • To prepare and control budgets, manage financial accounts, evaluate costing, fees and charges, review accounting procedures and financial systems; manage departmental supplies and stores.

We are making intensive preparation for the implementation of the Land Title Registration System. There will be changes to the organization structure and staffing requirements to handle the operation of the system, which will run parallel with the deeds registration system for 12 years.


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