certificate of title


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certificate of title

A certificate issued by the appropriate land registration authority certifying that the land in question is lawfully owned; it describes the land and indicates any encumbrances upon it.
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On filing the certificate of title the clerk shall distribute the proceeds of the sale, so far as they are sufficient, by paying: first, all of plaintiff's costs; second, documentary stamps affixed to the certificate; third, plaintiff's attorneys' fees; fourth, the total sum due to plaintiff, less the items paid, plus interest at the rate prescribed in paragraph 1 from this date to the date of the sale; and by retaining any remaining amount pending further order of this court.
And a pre-existing certificate of title will only be available where the First Nation has elected to register a fee simple estate, but in doing so it will have worked an extinguishment.
A vehicle, however, can be transferred only if (a) the originator signs the back of the certificate of title and certifies the odometer reading and (b) the transferee applies for a new certificate of title in its own name.
Janulewicz, accepted the $150, removed the license plates from the car, and signed and dated a certificate of title; however, he left the name of the owner blank.
In fact, an EPA pollution certificate conveys more information about the physical character and service potential of an allowance than a bulldozer's certificate of title conveys about its physical character and service potential.
This is the doctrine of 'the mortgagee in good faith' based on the rule that all persons dealing with the property covered by a Torrens Certificate of Title, as buyers or mortgagees, are not required to go beyond what appears on the face of the title.
He also wanted the church to leave the plot and hand over completion documents to his company within seven days.TRANSFER OF OWNERSHIPMr Nderitu urged the court to order the registrar of lands to remove any restriction of the property, cancel the certificate that was still in the name of Glad Tidings Crusade, dispense with the gazettement of the cancelled deed and issue or re-issue another certificate of title to his company.
The audit agency also noted that the transfer certificate of title (TCT) of HGC properties covered by the JVAs were neither registered under the name of the state-run firm nor bear the annotation of the JVAs.
Lastly, one electronic Certificate Authorizing Registration shall be issued per real property including the improvements, if any, covered by Original Certificate of Title/Transfer Certificate of Title/Condominium Certificate of Title or Tax Declaration for untitled properties.
In its decision the court held: "The court has looked at the copy of the certificate of title in respect of I.R.
In purchasing a real property, before a Transfer of Certificate of Title (TCT) is issued to the buyer, there are several taxes that have to be settled depending on the situation; some of them are Capital Gains Tax (CGT) and Documentary Stamp Tax (DST).
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