Immovable Property Law Cases by Subject Matter

The meaning of allodial title

4 cases

An allodial interest may be acquired through pioneer discovery, conquest, purchase, and compulsory acquisition. It may also be lost in similar manner

7 cases

The holder of an allodial title has various rights, known as incidents. These include the right to receive compensation following compulsory acquisition of the land, absolute ownership, right of alienation among others;

2 cases

The allodial interest may be held by the state, stool, a group of stools,family, or individual.

8 cases

Usufruct may be acquired by a subject who cultivates virgin stool land.

3 cases

The holder of a usufruct has various rights such as the right of possession, alienation, and an action in trespass.

6 cases

Properties acquired by a man with the assistance of his wife and children are still the properties of the man because it is the customary duty of the wife and children to provide such assistance;

1 case

Substantial contribution towards the acquisition of property entitles a spouse to an interest in the property

3 cases

When the courts are likely to share spousal property equally upon the dissolution of a marriage.

1 case

Meaning of compulsory acquisition and its effects, use of compulsorily acquired land for other public purposes

3 cases