It is not conclusive as to the fact of possession, occupation, or ownership. 179181, November 18, 2013, 709 SCRA 576, 593594 [Per J. Brion, Second Division]. Prescriptions are of two kinds-Positive or acquisitive prescription and negative or extinctive prescription. 1529 as discussed in Heirs of Malabanan: In Heirs of Mario Malabanan v. Republic, the Court further clarified the difference between Section 14(1) and Section 14(2) of P.D. No. Mr. Porfirio R. Encisa, Jr., signed as the Land Registration Authoritys Director for Registration. 43 Rollo, pp. However, petitioners allegations in the application filed on August 22, 2006 established Section 14(1) of Presidential Decree No. No. at 139. Acquisitive prescription is either ordinary or extraordinary. at 42. Respondent failed to make objections on the issue as well. Section 14 of Presidential Decree No. WHEREFORE, the petition is GRANTED. A : He tilled the land by growing palay on rainy days, and kamatis, and sometimes watermelon on summer days. No. Such witnesses did not state what specific acts of ownership or dominion were performed by the petitioners and predecessors-in-interest and simply made that general assertion that the latter possessed and occupied the subject property for more than thirty (30) years, which, by all means, is a mere conclusion of law. (Art. (As amended by P.D. Div. an open, continuous, exclusive and notorious possession and occupation of the subject property. After considering the parties arguments and the records of this case, this court resolves to grant the petition. No. 82 524 Phil. The act also refers to 'acquisitive prescription', the real right a person acquires over a servitude held or used for an uninterrupted period of 30 years. The fact of actual possession and occupation can also be gleaned from petitioners judicial affidavit: Q : When you inherited the property, who was in possession and cultivation thereof? FOR CRIMINAL OFFENSES, WHEN DOES THE PERIOD FOR PRESCRIPTION COMMENCE? Q : What was done by your grandfather on the property? 23377. Under the wing of acquisitive prescription, the Civil Code of Quebec recognizes two different delays, a ten (10) year interval for immovable property, and a three (3) year interval for movable property. . "57 However, the Court of Appeals found that petitioner failed to prove with sufficient evidence her open, continuous, exclusive, and notorious possession and occupation of the land. 1529, the 30-year period involves extraordinary prescription under the Civil Code, particularly Article 1113 in relation to Article 1137.52, In this case, neither the trial court nor the Court of Appeals clarified under which paragraph of Section 14 of Presidential Decree No. Art. R.S. Such interpretation is untenable and goes beyond the text of Section 14(1) of Presidential Decree No. On its face, the State acquiring ownership over a private person’s property through acquisitive prescription seems like a taking without compensation. No. 23377 and whether plan Psu-04-006561 is covered by the title. (a) Since Section 48(b) merely requires possession since 12 June 1945 and does not require that the lands should have been alienable and disposable during the entire period of possession, the possessor is entitled to secure judicial confirmation of his title thereto as soon as it is declared alienable and disposable, subject to the timeframe imposed by Section 47 of the Public Land Act. Respondent Republic of the Philippines (Republic) did not submit its comment or opposition despite the opportunity given by the trial court.6 The case was then submitted for decision.7. It would have helped Usa lot had the OSG been more specific and did not leave Us ina guessing and explorative game. This is allegedly shown in the following acts of Canlas and her predecessors-in-interest since the 1900s: declaring the property in their names, paying taxes due on the property, having the property surveyed, and allowing the excavation in the property for the retrieval and hauling of "pulang lupa" for the making of clay pots.20, Canlas argued further that "residence" is not synonymous with "possession and occupation" as implied by the Court of Appeals.21 Presidential Decree No. A : When he was born thereat and lived there, and when he grew up he cultivated it. Registration under the first mode is extended under the aegis of the P.D. 84966, November 21, 1991, 204 SCRA 160 [Per J. Medialdea, En Banc]. 1529 (in relation to the Civil Code of the Philippines), the applicant must prove that the land is not merely alienable and disposable, but that it has also been converted into patrimonial property of the State. 4 years. To Our mind, what matters here is that the tax declarations from 1948 up to the latest are in the correct series one tax declaration cancels the immediately previously issued tax declaration which in effect also cancels all the previously issued tax declarations. 23377 were genuine and authentic.41. CV No. 06-003, LRC Record No. 1111. 862, 876 (2009) [Per J. Nachura, Third Division]. "36, TCT No. The case is remanded to the trial court for further proceedings with regard to the determination of whether Psu-04-006561 is covered by TCT No. N-06-003 is REVERSED and SET ASIDE. Prescription. 179181, November 18, 2013, 709 SCRA 576, 587 [Per J. Brion, Second Division], citing Republic v. Javier,613 Phil. . This statute prescribes claims by unrecognized heirs in favor of third persons who have acquired property through an heir or legatee recognized in the judgment of possession when The following-described citizens of the Philippines, occupying lands of the public domain or claiming to own any such lands or an interest therein, but whose titles have not been perfected or completed, may apply to the Court of First Instance of the province where the land is located for confirmation of their claims and the issuance of a certificate of title therefor under the Land Registration Act, to wit: (b) Those who by themselves or through their predecessors-ininterest have been in open, continuous, exclusive, and notorious possession and, occupation of agricultural lands of the public domain, under a bona fide claim of acquisition or ownership, since June 12, 1945, immediately preceding the filing of the application for confirmation of title, except when prevented by war or force majeure. Recovery of Real or Personal Property, Damages, etc... Non-payment / Underpayment of Salaries and Benefits. 66 The following were attached to petitioners application: a) Approved Plan; b) Technical Description; c) Surveyors Certificate; d) Tax Declaration; e) Kasulatan ng Paghahati-hati ng Lupang Labas sa Hukuman ng Yumaong Honorio Apran na may Pagpapapaubaya sa Karapatan; and f) Certification of Present Declared Owner and Present Value. ACQUISITIVE PRESCRIPTION ACQUISITIVE PRESCRIPTION-ITS EXISTING WORLD-WIDE UNIFORMITY By Charles P. Sherman, D. C. L., Assistant Professor of Law, ... been re-absorbed in all modern jurisprudence that a movement for unification of the private laws of the world is a natural result This judgment illustrates that where erstwhile owners of neighbouring properties went to the effort of recording an agreement with regard to an 1529 and the Public Land Act (PLA) while under the second mode is made available both by P.D. No. The testimonies . The prescription of actions is interrupted when they are filed before the Court, when there is a written extrajudicial demand by the creditors, and when there is any written acknowledgment of the debt by the debtor. Under extraordinary acquisitive prescription, a person’s uninterrupted adverse possession of patrimonial property for at least thirty (30) years, regardless of good faith or just title, ripens into ownership. . On this point, the Court ruled that although the commencement of a civil action stops the running of the statute of prescription or limitations, its dismissal or voluntary abandonment by plaintiff leaves the parties in exactly the same position as though no action had been commenced at all. Likewise, respondent argued that petitioners allegations ofpossession and occupation were mere conclusions and unsubstantiated. This equitable defense is based upon grounds of public policy, which requires the discouragement of stale claims for the peace of society. (a) Patrimonial property is private property of the government. . This court in Tan found that "[w]hile there was an attempt to supplement the tax declaration by testimonial evidence, the same is futile and frivolous. Eventbrite - Département de droit - Faculté de Droit, d'Économie et de Finance - Université du Luxembourg presents Usucapion et prescription acquisitive - Tuesday, 17 November 2020 at Université du Luxembourg - Salle B 001 (max 16 personnes) et via webex, Luxembourg, Luxembourg. 101, 110111 (2009) [Per J. Chico-Nazario, Third Division]; Republic v. Capco de Tensuan, G.R. The totality of petitioners evidence trumps any doubt as to the exclusivity and continuity of petitioners possession with regard to other occupants and an alleged failed conditional sale executed in 1976 between petitioner and third parties, Lorenza F. Reyes and Maura F. Reyes. 13 . (b) Lands of the public domain subsequently classified or declared as no longer intended for public use or for the development of national wealth are removed from the sphere of public dominion and are considered converted into patrimonial lands or lands of private ownership that may be alienated or disposed through any of the modes of acquiring ownership under the Civil Code. The assailed decision dated November 10, 2011 and resolution. The court held that: Moreover, conscious of the resulting "large scale dispossession and social displacement of several hundreds of bona fide occupants and their families" which the Solicitor General pointed out, the private respondent agreed unanimously to accept the alternative prayer of the petitioner in their joint memorandum (pp. 3 This case was entitled "In the matter of Application of Registration of Title, Luzviminda A. Canlas, Applicant" and decided by the Regional Trial Court, Branch 67, Binangonan, Rizal. 193443, April 16, 2012, 669 SCRA 499, 510 [Per J. Reyes, Second Division Resolution], in that petitioner Canlas showed that she and her predecessors-in-interest have exercised specific acts of ownership over the land subject of the application for registration. 496, as amended, otherwise known as the Land Registration Act, or any other law, x x x. (pp. do not merit consideration and do not make up for the inherent inadequacy of the eleven (11) tax declarations submitted by the petitioners. Filed under 05. Persons with capacity to alienate property may renounce prescription already obtained, but not the right to prescribe in the future. Prescription is either acquisitive, in that an individual is allowed, after a specified period of time, to acquire title, or extinctive— i.e., barring for a period of time certain court actions ( see limitation, statute of ). According to the Republic, Decree No. Mobile Globe: +63 (915) 954-6080Mobile Smart: +63 (949) 589-8377 Landline: (632) 359-4203, 2nd Floor LC Building, 31 Gen. Luna St., Tuktukan 1632 Taguig City, Philippines, © 2020 BATASnatin - Filipino's Comprehensive Online Law Resource and Community, Property, Ownership and Its Modifications, EFFECT OF PRESCRIPTION OF THE OFFENSE ON THE CIVIL LIABILITY OF ACCUSED. "32 This document is the Land Registration Authoritys report and motion dated May 12, 2009 and was allegedly prepared after the Land Registration Authoritys receipt of the trial court decision dated January 30, 2008.33, The Land Registration Authority, through its Director for Registration,34 stated that the land described as Psu-04-006561 located in Barrio Macamot,35 Municipality of Bingangonan, Province of Rizal, is found entirely within the land denominated as Lot 16 of the subdivision plan Psd-240150 covered by Transfer Certificate of Title (TCT) No. 405, 419 (2005) [Per J. Tinga, Second Division], this court ruled that "possession since 1945 was established through proof of the existence of 50 to 60-year old treesat the time . 23377, as allegedly certified by the Land Registration Authority, to the trial court of origin. 11566, Psu-04-006561, is included in TCT No. Ordinarily, without specific stipulations of the law, the prescription time is ten (10) years. Ordinary acquisitive prescription requires possession in good faith and with just title for ten years. "80 None of these are present in this case. Despite the change in Canlas theory, the main issues to be resolved are: 1) whether petitioner Luzviminda A. Canlas has proven open, continuous, exclusive, and notorious possession and occupation of the land described in plan Psu-04-006561; and 2) whether Psu-04-006561 is covered by TCT No. The person [who] acquires ownership of patrimonial property by prescription under the Civil Code is entitled to secure registration thereof under Section 14(2) of the Property Registration Decree. The action is barred by laches which is defined as the failure to assert a right for an unreasonable and unexplained length or time, warranting a presumption that the party entitled to assert it has either abandoned or declined to assert it. At common law a right could only be acquired prescriptively if use, enjoyment or benefit (user) as of right could be shown to have been enjoyed from ‘time immemorial’. Free legal advice visit BATASnatin YouTube for more details! 55 See Roman Catholic Archbishop of Manila v. Ramos, G.R. 52 Id. Acquisitive prescription. (rollo, p. 138). 9:5682 (1950). 159571, July 15, 2005, 463 SCRA 627). 441, 452453 (2008) [Per J. Carpio, First Division], this court held that it is not enough for the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Offices (PENRO) or Community Environment and Natural Resources Offices (CENRO) to certify that a land is alienable and disposable. 244, 281282 (2009) [Per J. Tinga, En Banc]. 156, 169170 (2006) [Per J. Austria Martinez, First Division]. and (2) Authorizing this Authority to issue the corresponding decree of registration for the land embraced in plan Psu-04-006561, in accordance with the adjudication of the Honorable Court in its decision January 30, 2008.43 (Emphasis and italics in the original), According to Canlas, she falls under the second set of possessors described in Republic bona fide occupants whose possession of specific portions for such lengths of time amounted to full ownership but whose occupancy must be duly provedin appropriate proceedings.44. Citing the case above, the Land Registration Authority prayed the following before the trial court in its report and motion: WHEREFORE,it is respectfully prayed of this Honorable Court to issue an order (1) directing the Register of Deeds of Rizal, Binangonan, Rizal to annotate on TCT No. 23377 wherein she is one of the bona fide occupants whose possession and occupation ripened into an indefeasible right to title as pronounced in Republic. BATASnatin LIVE! Per records of this case, the recent payment was on October 22, 2003 while the application for registration was filed on August 22, 2006 or almost three years after.76 (Italics supplied), It is settled that tax declarationsare not conclusive evidence of ownership.77 Other evidence may be appreciated to determine actual possession and occupation. . N-06-0033 and dismissed petitioner's application for registration of title: We restate the pertinent facts in this case. dated February 23, 2012 of the Court of Appeals are REVERSED and SET ASIDE. 9192, Rollo)". 361, 374 (2008) [Per J. Chico-Nazario, Third Division], this court declared that"[w]ell-settled is the rule that tax declarations and receipts are not conclusive evidence of ownership or of the right to possess land when not supported by any other evidence." The alleged Decree No. . 56 and 7482). Find event and registration information. All crimes as defense lawyer or private prosecutor. To register land acquired by prescription under PD No. 1112. "79 Thus, remand may not be allowed in the following instances: "(a) where the ends of justice would not be subserved by a remand; or (b) where public interest demands an early disposition of the case; or (c) where the trial court had already received all the evidence presented by both parties, and the Supreme Court is in a position, based upon said evidence, to decidethe case on its merits. Moreover, under Section 48(b) of the PLA, as amended by Republic Act No. 56 Rollo, p. 42. 1529. This court upheld the decision dated April 29, 2009. The former refers to registration of title on the basis of possession, while the latter entitles the applicant to the registration of his property on the basis of prescription. 728 (2007) [Per J. Chico-Nazario, Third Division]. 79 Dela Peña v. Court of Appeals, 598 Phil. Aguirre v. Heirs of Lucas Villanueva, et al., G.R. M-1302 was issued in its place. The system merely confirms ownership and does not create it. It must be enough that the possession should be in the concept of an … The resolution was issued on February 23, 2012. Basic considerations of due process impel this rule.83. He requested a copy of the latest resolution in the case. 48. (1933) Art. No. The RTC should have tackled evidence of such nature with a disposition to incredulity, if not with an outright rejection.". Though a valid and clear right over the property exists in their favors, they seemingly have voluntarily abandoned the same in favor of: 1) those who possessed and actually occupied specific portions and obtained torrens certificates of titles, and 2) those who possessed certain specific portions for such lengths of time as to amount to full ownership. Certainly, it cannot be used to divest the lawful owner of his title for the purpose of transferring it to another who has not acquired it by any of the modes allowed or recognized by law. [Petitioner] could have advanced proofs or arguments to the contrary. 169, 181182 (2007) [Per J. Chico-Nazario, Third Division], cited in Tan v. Republic, G.R. 38-53. Under ordinary acquisitive prescription, a person acquires ownership of a patrimonial property through possession for at least ten (10) years, in good faith and with just title. The dispositive portion of the Court of Appeals decision reads: WHEREFORE, the appeal is GRANTED. This court in Republicupheld the authenticity and validity of Decree No. They waited for 16 years to oust them. Thus, this court laid down rules to guide the public: (1) In connection with Section 14(1) of the Property Registration Decree, Section 48(b) of the Public Land Act recognizes and confirms that "those who by themselves or through their predecessors in interest have been in open, continuous, exclusive, and notorious possession and occupation of alienable and disposable lands of the public domain, under a bona fide claim of acquisition of ownership, since June 12, 1945" have acquired ownership of, and registrable title to, such lands based on the length and quality of their possession. Thus, we do not see any reason to deviate from the findings of the lower courts. Acquisitive prescription is either ordinary or extraordinary. We remand the issue of the inclusion of plan Psu-04-006561 in TCT No. 11566 of the subdivision plan, Psu-04-006561, in the name of the applicant Luzviminda A. Canlas with the reservation that it shall be subject of easement to public use. It is also known as adverse possession. These cases show that different kinds of evidence may be considered in determining actual possession and occupation. Similarly, sufficient legal theory and jurisprudence are surrounding the law of property. (3) Those who have acquired ownership of private lands or abandoned river beds by right of accession or accretion under the existing laws. Moreover, to qualify as open, continuous, exclusive, and notorious possession and occupation, the possession must be of the following character: Possession is open when it is patent, visible, apparent, notorious and not clandestine. There is “just title” when the adverse claimant comes into possession of the property through any of the modes recognized by law for the acquisition of ownership or other real rights, but the grantor is neither the owner nor in a position to transmit the right. In a nutshell, applicant acquired the property by inheritance from Honorio and Gregorio S. Apran and she and her predecessors-in-interest have been in its continuous possession since 1900(Exhibits "Q" to "HH," inclusive of submarkings). 23377, and all titles derived from the decree.39 The Republic also prayed that the land covered by the decree be declared in its name, except those parcels of land validly acquired by third persons. REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES, Respondent. 23377,37 which was the subject of Republic v. Court of Appeals and Guido, et al.38 The case stemmed from a complaint, filed by the Republic of the Philippines, for declaration of nullity of Decree No. This resolves the petition for review on certiorari under Rule 45 of the Rules of Court, assailing the decision1 dated November 10, 2011 and resolution2 dated February 23, 2012 of the Court of Appeals. 59 See Republic v. Gielczyk, G.R. Points of law, theories, issues and arguments not adequately brought to the attention of the lower court need not be considered by the reviewing court as they cannot be raised for the first time on appeal. In Multi-Realty Development Corporation v. The Makati Tuscany Condominium Corporation,82 this court said that: [s]ettled is the rule that no questions will be entertained on appeal unless they have been raised below. 141 or The Public Land Act, as amended, which provides for the grant of the substantive right of title to land to qualified persons: Sec. Since they have been in continuous possession and enjoyment of the disputed land in good faith and with a just title since 1971 until 1997, petitioners doubtlessly obtained title by ordinary acquisitive prescription. 80 Id.,citing Lao v. People, 578 Phil. (1973a) Leave a comment. No. . 63 Id. However, in affirming respondent heirs title, this court recognized the waiver of certain parts of the land covered by TCT No. Ordinary acquisitive prescription requires possession in good faith and with just title for ten years. 23377, aswell as the derivative titles, was invalid.40 Both the trial court and the Court of Appeals found that Decree No. In the resolution dated September 13, 2013, this court resolved petitioners motion for reconsideration and respondents partial motion for reconsideration. In India, adverse possession by a person of the land of another for 12 years extinguishes the ownership of the previous owner and the person being such adverse possession becomes the owner. 84966, November 21, 1991, 204 SCRA 160 [Per J. Medialdea, En Banc]. Petitioner has sufficiently overcome the burden of proof required in a judicial confirmation of incomplete or imperfect title to land. 23377 issued on May 12, 1933, both in the name of Francisco and Hermogenes Guido, and which supposed owners duplicate was made the basis of the administrative reconstitution of Transfer Certificate of Title No. For instance, when a person makes a continuous use of a well located in someone else land, he automatically acquired a right over the well as prescribed under the Indian Easement Act. (23377) RT-M-0002 on March 29, 1976, or about 43 years later, are false, spurious and fabricated and were never issued by virtue of judicial proceedings for registration of land, either under Act No. 1127, NCC). 67, Binangonan, Rizal) upon receipt of RTC Decision" (rollo, p. 132). 193443, April 16, 2012, 669 SCRA 499, 509 [Per J. Reyes, Second Division Resolution]; See Roman Catholic Archbishop of Manila v. Ramos, G.R. PRESCRIPTION, GENERALLY > By prescription, one acquires ownership and other real rights through the lapse of time in the manner and under the action laid down by law > All things within the commerce of men are susceptible of prescription, unless otherwise provided > Acquisitive prescription… (Heirs of Maningding v. CA, 342 Phil. In sum, Canlas changed the theory of her case from an application for original registration of land, to a declaration of a right to an indefeasible registrable title of the land described in plan Psu-04-006561 and covered by TCT No. Acquisitive prescription is either ordinary or extraordinary. At the outset, the issue on sufficiency of evidence is factual in nature and is generally outside the province of this courts review of petitions under Rule 45 of the Rules of Court.45 However, exceptions are allowed when the findings of the trial court and Court of Appeals are conflicting with each other46 or when the assailed judgment isbased on a misapprehension of facts,47 such as the case at bar. 1529,4 of the 9,751-square-meter parcel of land located in Barrio Macamot, Municipality of Binangonan, Province of Rizal, and technically described as Cadastral Lot No. No. 54 Republic v. Hanover Worldwide Trading Corporation,G.R. 38 G.R. 1529. "54 Concomitantly, the burden to prove these requisites rests on the applicant.55 With regard to the first requisite, it is undisputed that the land subject of registration is part of the alienable and disposable lands of the public domain. . The case is, however, REMANDED to the trial court for presentation of evidence to determine whether the 9,751-square-meter parcel of land located in Barrio Macamot, Municipality of Binangonan, Province of Rizal, technically described as Cadastral Lot No. 84 G.R. 1529 the land was being registered. 742. 172102, July 2, 2010, 622 SCRA 730, 739 [Per J. Peralta, Second Division]. Pursuant to Section 13, Article VIII of the Constitution, I certify that the conclusions in the above Decision had been reached in consultation before the case was assigned to the writer of the opinion of the Court's Division. The prescription of actions is interrupted when they are filed before the court, when there is a written extrajudicial demand by the creditors, and when there is any written acknowledgment of the debt by the debtor. . . N-78156, LUZVIMINDA A. CANLAS, applicant, Psu-04-006561, has been adjudicated in favor of the applicant and pursuant to the decision of the Supreme Court in G.R. No. 77 See Roman Catholic Archbishop of Manila v. Ramos, G.R. 1129, NCC). WHAT IS THE PROPER ACTION OF THE COURT WHEN THE ACCUSED RAISES THE DEFENSE OF PRESCRIPTION? No. . Without good faith and just title, acquisitive prescription can only be extraordinary in character which requires uninterrupted adverse possession for 30 years. The Regional Trial Court granted Canlas application8 and held that: We GRANT the application. The laws governing acquisitive prescription of immovable property apply to apparent servitudes. The classical theory of jurisprudence talks about the elements which is necessary for the possession of the thing and according to this theory possession is made up of two elements: ... (the taking control of a res mulli-is) or by the expiration of a period of acquisitive prescription. Prescription, in general, is a mode of acquiring (or losing) ownership and other real rights through the lapse of time in the manner and under conditions laid down by law, namely, that the possession should be in the concept of an owner, public, peaceful, uninterrupted and adverse. Q : What happened to those farming activities when your grandfather Honorio died? When, therefore, the law adds the word occupation, it seeks to delimit the all encompassing effect of constructive possession. Possession involves committing acts of dominion over a parcel of land in such a way that an owner would perform over his or her property.59 In explaining the nature of the terms "possession and occupation" provided in law, this court has held that: The law speaks of possession and occupation. No. Laches had already set it. 1073.). ACQUISITIVE PRESCRIPTION & MANAGING ENCROACHMENTS Muller NO and Others v Theron and Another (11877/2008)  ZAWCHC 44 (1 March 2013) Sometimes, things do go right! Acquisitive Prescription and the Publication of Rights. Without good faith and just title, acquisitive prescription can only be extraordinary in character which requires uninterrupted adverse possession for 30 years. Respondents claim that the tax declarations presented by petitioner were sporadic and irregular deserves scant consideration. 219, 232 (2002) [Per J. Austria-Martinez, First Division]; See Spouses Cirelos v. Spouses Hernandez, 524 Phil. 46 See Amado v. Salvador, 564 Phil. 2 Id. There may be acquisitive prescription in which, after the expiration of the necessary period, the law gives to the adverse possessor a full legal title. 1529 does not require the applicant to reside on the land being registered.22 The law also does not require that a relative of the applicant be present to oversee the property.23, On March 4, 2013, this court resolved, among others, to require the Republic to submit its comment, without necessarily giving due course, within 10 days from notice.24, In its comment, the Republic argued that "[Canlas] failed to present sufficient and convincing evidence to support her application for registration of the subject parcel of land. 47 See Republic v. Capco de Tensuan, G.R. Acquisitive prescription is either ordinary or extraordinary. 244, 281 (2009) [Per J. 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