certificate of title


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certificate of title

A document issued by an attorney or title company certifying the status of title to real property and the absence or presence of title defects, liens,and adverse claimants.This is not the same as title insurance, because the preparer is liable only for negligence in the event of mistakes.

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This is the doctrine of 'the mortgagee in good faith' based on the rule that buyers or mortgagees dealing with property covered by a Torrens Certificate of Title are not required to go beyond what appears on the face of the title.
Upon the filing of the certificate of title, the person named on the certificate of title shall be let into possession of the property.
Dedicated revenues include all driver record information fees, portions of driver license fees, motor vehicle inspection and certificate of title fees, and certain other miscellaneous revenues.
A certificate of title merely confirms or records title already existing and vested.
police officers arrested the suspect and seized the marked money and different identification cards, documents and certificate of title.
The GSIS had claimed ownership of the mural, saying it is an immovable part of the NPC building, which it owns by virtue of Transfer Certificate of Title 265236.
Tenders are invited for a five (5) year contract for printing services to produce certificate of title for vehicles and vessels (dmv form mv-999 ).
However, the Yukon land titles legislation currently does not provide for the registration of a lesser interest, such as a 99-year lease, if there is no certificate of title issued for the larger estate, i.
Only when your solicitor is satisfied on all aspects will he be prepared to submit to your lender his report on the title of the property, otherwise known as the certificate of title.
Nor did Turner give Nanthalansy a certificate of title, so he was unable to register the vehicle, which he was required to do so within 30 days.
The Bill addresses insurance companies' and subrogees' ability to auction vehicles holding a clear certificate of title that have come into their possession through the operation of the terms of an insurance contract.
The Supreme Court further held that a certificate of title is merely an evidence of ownership or title over the particular property described therein.

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