Recent Decisions: Land Registration

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  • Authority given to corporations in acquisition of any land granted as homestead to be used for certain specific purposes is subject to the 5 year prohibitive period; the principle of Pari Delicto
  • Owner of a building erected on premises leased from another to contribute to the assurance fund when he petitions for annotations of his ownership in the corresponding certificate of title
  • Mere occupation of public land and the planting thereon of improvements do not convert it into private land