Land Titling

How to Obtain Title on your land?

Senate Bill No. 3429
Section 44 (A).
Any natural born citizen of the Philippines, WHO IS THE HEAD OF THE FAMILY, who is not
the owner of more than AN AGGREGATE OF twelve (12) hectares and who, for at least
thirty (30) years prior to the effectivity of this amendatory Act TEN (10) YEARS PRIOR TO HIS/HER
FILING OF APPLICATION FOR PATENT, has continuously occupied, and cultivated OR POSSESSED,
either by himself/HERSELF or through his/HER predecessors-in-interest a tract or tracts of agricultural
public lands subject to disposition, [who shall have paid the real estate tax thereon while the same has
not been occupied by any person] shall be entitled, under the provisions of this Chapter, to have a
free patent issued to himself/HERSELF or through his/HER predecessors-in-interest atract or tracts of
agricultural public lands subject to disposition, [who shall have paid the real estate tax thereon while
the same has not been occupied by any person] shall be entitled, under the provisions of this Chapter,
to have a free patent issued to him/HER for such tract 01' tl'acts of land not to exceed twelve (12)
hectares, INCLUSIVE OF HISIHER CURRENTLY OWNED LANDS; PROVIDED: THAT IF THERE ARE
TENANTS, SHARE CROPPERS, REGULAR OR SEASONAL FARM WORKERS ON THE LAND, THE ISSUANCE
OF A FREE PATENT TO THE APPLICANT SHALL BE WITHOUT PREJUDICE TO THEIR RIGHTS UNDER
EXISTING LAND REFORM LAWS


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