Upon death, legal title
to the testator's property is transferred to the executor (who is also a trustee and is sometimes called a personal representative).
Only the legal owner of goods or someone who is authorised or held out by the true owner as entitled to dispose of them can make a disposition which is effective to pass legal title
. (17) This means that a thief cannot transfer ownership of stolen goods.
If you occupy land without having legal title
to it, you may wish to make a claim for adverse possession, perhaps because you are selling neighbouring property and wish to include the land you have been occupying.
According to prosecution records, the 25-year-old Pakistani forged a property certificate copy which falsely said he had the legal title
to the flat, located in the Discovery Gardens, which claimed to be issued by the Land Department.
Situation 1: Because B's only duties under MLT agreement are to hold legal title
to Greenacre and transfer title at X's direction, the MLT is not a trust.
trustee" with the obligation to convey legal title
A gun trust is a type of trust set up to hold legal title
over firearms, including firearms restricted by the National Firearms Act, and assist with their distribution upon the death of the trustee.
COUNTRYSIDE: People react strongly to the concept of adverse possession: How can someone just appear, and squat on my land, and get legal title
? That's theft, isn't it?
If someone in your neighbourhood claimed that your house is built on stolen land, wouldnat you show the legal title
to your property?Why doesnat the Government of Israel act likewise?
Last year, Egyptian court ruled that Talaat Mostafa Group(TMG), one of the biggest publicly traded property developers in Egypt, had its legal title
to its land in the Madinaty residential project, in Cairo challenged.
But most prefer the corporation sole model whereby the ordinary holds legal title
to all assets in the diocese.
The parties involved in this case were not married but had lived together in a property where the legal title
was held in joint names with no specific declaration of how it was to be shared if the relationship ended.