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Title

Etymology: L, titulus, title
a section of the Social Security Act that provides for the establishment, funding, and regulation of a service to a specific segment of the population. Examples include Title XIX, which includes medical coverage under Medicaid, and Title X, which awards lump-sum grants for family planning programs.

title

An honorific designation (Sir, Dr, Lord, Rev, Lady) that a person has inherited, acquired by degree or been given by a deeming authority or monarch.

title

Vox populi The official designation of a thing. See Job title.
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Consequently, if X has validly transferred legal title to the defendant, although the transfer is void in equity, the defendant who is a bona fide purchaser for value without notice will take free of the claimant's equitable interest.
This is a forward lease in relation to a property to be constructed and which ends with the legal title in the leased asset passing to the lessee.
The employees retained legal title to the property; there was no intention to transfer ownership; the sales contracts were executory in nature, only executed if the property were not sold to a third party within a year; and the employee received any profits beyond the original contract price.
Y has legal title during the manufacturing process and legal title to the machines is not transferred to X until final manufacturing of the machines has been completed.
Squatter settlements have used this device to form their own local governments, then passed municipal laws allowing conversion of squatter occupancy to a legal title (for a price set by the municipality).
The absence of legal title in Africa has stunted economic development," says Hernando de Soto, an international expert on poverty alleviation.
The decision by conservative priests in British Columbia to leave the Anglican Church of Canada axed call themselves the "Anglican Communion in Canada" have led the church's national office to ask its legal counsel to research legal title to the name "Anglican Communion.
If you don't have legal title to your house, the telephone company won't run a line to it, but the telephone company employee serving the territory will--you just have to line his or her pockets," he explains.
The couple said they believed it was the practice and policy of American Abstract to charge a "document preparation fee" in connection with preparing and drafting legal documents, including aspects to assure legal title.
Martin: ``The proprietary interest in all such property belongs to the public, and whether the legal title to such property be in the municipality or any of its officers or departments, it is at all times held by it or them for the benefit of the whole public, and without any real proprietary interest therein.
which holds the legal title to the mineral concessions and all process equipment associated with the Cerro Mojon mine in Nicaragua, a heap leach gold mine operation where production was suspended when previous owners fell victim to high debt.