The Department of Lands and Surveys mission is to continuously run, monitor and improve a modern and reliable system relating to immovable property.  This includes:​

  • Having an efficient and reliable management process in place in relation to real property;
  • Conducting cadastral, registration, valuation, tenure, survey, appraising, cartographic, geodetic and hydrographic work;
  • Effective management of real property belonging to the State.

The DLS IT Strategy shall promote automation of re-engineered business processes, integration of information and processes from other government and local authority systems based on an open, flexible and interoperable architecture and shall change the view of the DLS land registration system as a "Closed Register" to an "Accessible and Open Register" while maintaining the requirement of the provision of information to the public on a need and entitlement basis".