The Provincial Assessment Committee (PAC) conducted the assessment for 2016 Lupon Tagapamayapa Incentives Awards (LTIA) on February 10, 2017 at DILG Provincial Office, Iba, Zambales. The PAC is composed of DILG Provincial Director Armi V. Bactad,CESO V-Chairperson, Ms. Merilyn B. Dasig-Representative of the Vice Chairperson, DOJ, and PAC Members LNB Regional President Romelino R. Gojo, PCI Orlando C. Reyes- Representative from ZPPO and Bishop Virginio D. Ducos.
The activity aims to assess and identify the Lupon Tagapamayapa who demonstrates exemplary performance in implementing the Katarungang Pambarangay (KP). After a thorough and careful evaluation by the committee, Brgy. San Juan, Botolan, Zambales was adjudged as the Provincial winner under 1st-3rd class municipalities category and Brgy. Camiing, Cabangan, Zambales under 4th-6th class municipalities category.
The Lupong Tagapamayapa is an administrative body created by law to operationalize the barangay justice system which is better known as the Katarungang Pambarangay.
LTIA was established in 1997 as a means to institutionalize a system of granting economic benefits and other incentives to the Lupong Tagapamayapa that demonstrates exemplary performance in settling disputes at the grassroots level.