This Presidential Decree, consisting of sixteen Chapters, amends and codifies the laws related to registration of land property. It establishes Land Registration Commission composition, duties and responsibilities (Chap. II); Ordinary (Cadastral) Registration Proceedings, in particular, specifying the exclusive and notorious possession and occupation of alienable and disposable lands of the public domain under a bona fide claim of ownership including private lands or abandoned river beds obtained by right of access and any other manner provided for by law (Chap. III).; and application requirements for the registration and Certification of land title (Chaps. IV-VI); Schedule of fees (Chap XI), etc.
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