Unformatted text preview: vate land? A: When it is acquired from the government either by purchase of by grant. (Oh Cho v. Director of Lands, G.R. No. 48321, Aug. 31, 1946) Q: What is the requirement for the reclassification or conversion of lands of public domain? A: There must be a positive act of government; mere issuance of title is not enough. (Sunbeam Convenience Food v. CA, G.R. No. 50464, Jan. 29, 1990) Q: Can public land be transformed into private land thru prescription? A: Yes, if it is alienable land. OCENCO for more than 30 years must, however, be conclusively established. This quantum of proof is necessary to avoid erroneous validation of actually fictitious claims or possession over the property in dispute. (San Miguel Corporation v. CA, GR No. 57667, May 28, 1990) Q: What is the rule on private lands? A: GR: No private land shall be transferred or conveyed except to individuals, corporations or associations qualified to acquire or hold lands of the public land. ACADEMICS CHAIR: LESTER JAY ALAN E. FLORES II U N I V E R S I T Y O F S A N T O T O M A S VICE CHAIRS FOR ACADEMICS: KAREN JOY G. SABUGO & JOHN HENRY C. MENDOZA Facultad de Derecho Civil VICE CHAIR FOR ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE: JEANELLE C. LEE VICE CHAIRS FOR LAY‐OUT AND DESIGN: EARL LOUIE M. MASACAYAN & THEENA C. MARTINEZ 219 UST GOLDEN NOTES 2011 XPNs: 1.
4. Foreigners who inherit through intestate succession; Former natural‐born citizen may be a transferee of private lands subject to limitations provided by law; Ownership in condominium units; Parity right agreement, under the 1935 Constitution. Q: Can a natural born citizen of the Philippines who has lost his Philippine citizenship be a transferee of private lands? A: Yes, subject to the limitations imposed by Law, Thus, even if private respondents were already Canadians when they applied for registration of the properties in question, there could be no legal impediment for the registration thereof, considering that it is undisputed that they were formerly natural‐born citizens. (Republ...
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