The Examination of Title of Immovable Property

Course Outline

To delve into examination of title to immovable property by scrutinizing the theoretical and the practical aspects of the name-based and the map-based systems of registration.


Certificates of attendance will be issued to participants who attend a minimum of five workshops.

Venue, Dates and Time

Institute of Legal Studies Tuition Centre, 11/12 Vincenti Buildings, Strait Street, Valletta VLT1432

18th April, 21st April, 26th April, 2nd May, 5th May and 12th May, 2011

1330 – 1530 hrs including a 10 min coffee break

Participation Fee

€ 120 including VAT; Student Fee : € 60 including VAT;
cheques payable to Ganado Services Ltd


To apply kindly use our online registration form.

Programme :

Lecturer : Not. Dr. Dorianne Arapa

Monday, 18th April 2011   Session 1
– The Public Registry: a Name-Based System
– The Effects of Notarial Acts
– The Registration of Notarial Acts
– Prescription

Thursday, 21st April 2011   Session 2 
– Hypothecs, Privileges and their Registration
– Ranking

Monday, 25th April 2011   Session 3
– References and their Registration

Monday, 2nd May 2011   Session 4
Thursday, 5th May 2011  Session 5
– The Land Registry: a Map-Based System
– Registration of Title, Changes and other Rights
– Overriding Interests

Thursday, 12th May 2011   Session 6 
– Comparing and Contrasting the two Systems of Registration
– Other Considerations
– Case Study

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