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SUB-CHAPTER 2. Acquisition of Ownership (Sections 930-1031)

29.04.2022. Judgment of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-22/2022 Moment until which the land owner is entitled to receive a compulsory lease payment for the land if the land has been sold at a forced auction to another person

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07.07.2021. Judgment of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-824/2021 Ownership of a new building constructed by the lessor of the land after the expiry of the term of the land lease agreement, taking into account the norms of the Civil Law regarding right of superficies

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07.10.2021. Judgment of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-615/2021 Proving of property rights on existing building built on third persons’ land

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07.01.2021. Decision on Ancillary Complain of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-42/2021 Examination of interconnected requests for corroboration; Entry in the Land Register as a mandatory condition for the performance of immovable property purchase agreement

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29.04.2020. Decision on Ancillary Complaint of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-107/2020 (CHANGE OF CASE-LAW) Presumption of joint property of spouses in the interests of third parties; Consequences of absence of entry in the Land Register of separate property of a spouse; Bringing of a recovery claim to the debtor's share in the property of the spouses

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31.03.2020. Judgment of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-91/2020 Status of buildings unlawfully built on the land of another

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18.05.2020. Judgment of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-53/2020 Action for the verification of boundaries

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01.08.2019. Judgment of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-195/2019 Claim for the release of property from recovery and registration in the Land Register

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28.02.2019. Judgment of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-96/2019 Determination of the status of a structure (part of the land or an independent property object)

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26.03.2019. Judgment of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-74/2019 Rights of person who acquired ownership of a property through prescription versus rights of heirs of the former owner

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17.06.2019. Judgment of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-55/2019 (CHANGE OF CASE-LAW) Rights of the members of a co-operative society to garage property if the activity of the co-operative society is terminated on the basis of the law

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29.06.2018. Judgment of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-203/2018 A fair settlement of a case in which the actions of a municipality were incosistent, disproportionate and inappropriate to the principle of legitimate expectations

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24.11.2017. Decision on Ancillary Complain of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-1023/2017 (CHANGE OF CASE-LAW) Notification procedure as uncontested procedure

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23.11.2017. Judgment of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-390/2017 Legal basis of a possession as the necessary prerequisite for acquisition of property through prescription

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31.03.2017. Judgment of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-115/2017 The necessary conditions for the acquisition of property through prescription

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22.11.2016. Judgement of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-397/2016 The immobile property acquirer’s duty to enter the rights in the Land Register in due time; lapse of the prescriptive period of a corroboration claim for a transaction

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29.04.2016. Judgement of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-62/2016 Transition of property right to name shares; status of participants of fiduciary transaction against third parties

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28.04.2016. Judgement of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-56/2016 Obligation to prove transition of title to property

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29.02.2016. Judgement of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-48/2016 Retroactive force of heir’s property right

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17.12.2015. Judgement of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-79/2015 Applications of foreign laws, when examining a dispute regarding non-contractual relations

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30.08.2012. Decision of the Department of Civil Cases of the Senate, case No SKC-1904/2012 Principle of unity of a building and a plot, stipulated in the Section 968 of the Civil Law, in case of alienation of property of a public person

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25.04.2012. Judgement of the Department of Civil Cases of the Senate, case No SKC-257/2012 Protection of pledgee in good faith in case of absolutely invalid alienation transaction

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08.02.2012. Judgement of the Department of Civil Cases of the Senate, case No SKC-28/2012 Subject and goal of a claim on acquisition of property with protraction

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24.02.2010. Judgement of the Department of Civil Cases of the Senate, case No SKC-43/2010 On implementation of redemption rights 

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12.05.2010. Judgement of the Department of Civil Cases of the Senate, case No SKC-11/2010 and separate opinion of the senator Aldis Lavins On prerequisites of protection of person, who obtained real estate  in good faith

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13.01.2010. Judgement of the Department of Civil Cases of the Senate, case No SKC-7/2010 On cadastral land survey data

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28.10.2009. Judgement of the Department of Civil Cases of the Senate, case No SPC-103/2009 On deletion of prohibition mark in a landbook, if a property (real estate) was arrested on the ground of decision adopted in criminal proceedings

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29.10.2008. Judgement of the Department of Civil Cases of the Senate, case No SKC-354/2008 On a building as independent object or real estate right

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19.03.2008. Decision of the Department of Civil Cases of the Senate, case No SKC-337/2008 On rights of an authorized person in case of death of a principal

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23.01.2008. Judgement of the Department of Civil Cases of the Senate, case No SKC-33/2008 On acquisition of property with transfer

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04.04.2007. Judgement of the Department of Civil Cases of the Senate, case No SKC-85/2007 On property right to a garage

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21.03.2007. Judgement of the Department of Civil Cases of the Senate, case No SKC-59/2007 On construction of a building on foreign plot  

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15.11.2006. Judgement of the Department of Civil Cases of the Senate, case No SKC-626/2006 On the property rights of an independent object of property - house (building)

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09.08.2006. Judgement of the Department of Civil Cases of the Senate, case No SPC-23/2006 Calling of interested persons in cases on establishment of legal fact

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05.10.2005. Judgement of the Department of Civil Cases of the Senate, case No SKC-625/2005 On the application of Article 994 of the Civil Law

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05.05.2005. Judgement of the Department of Civil Cases of the Senate, case No SKC-278/2005 The extent of the indefeasible portion of the forced heir

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27.04.2005. Judgement of the Department of Civil Cases of the Senate, case No SKC-238/2005 On application of protraction institute

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16.11.2005. Judgement of the Department of Civil Cases of the Senate, case No SKC-77/2005 When reviewing a case in special litigation proceedings, a person can’t be provided right to a real estate with protraction, property claim is to be filed to a regional court with such purpose

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06.10.2004. Judgement of the Department of Civil Cases of the Senate, case No SKC-501/2004 On acquisition of property by protraction

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20.12.2000. Judgment of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-568/2000 Contesting the gift agreement. The internal deficiencies of the transaction are not remedied by corroboration, and the rights of possessors acting in bad faith cannot be defended by reference to land register entries

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27.09.2000. Judgment of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-414/2000 Buildings (structures) that are not registered as independent property objects are considered to be the property of the landowner

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25.10.2000. Judgment of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-364/2000 Importance of bona fide acquirers and consolidation in the land register

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14.06.2000. Judgment of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-263/2000 Pledge as security for the performance of the obligation to the pledgee

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29.03.2000. Judgment of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-122/2000 The marriage agreement is one of the documents proving the ownership of the vehicle

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16.11.1999. Judgment of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-662/1999 A side case cannot be recognized as an accessory to the main case, contrary to the clear expressed will of the owner. A side case becomes a separate object of law after its separation from the main case

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13.11.1999. Judgment of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-625/1999 Consequences of selling an immovable property to another whose title has not yet been registered in the Land Register and then presents it to a third party who corroborates the property

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13.11.1999. Judgment of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-625/1999 Consequences of selling an immovable property to another whose title has not yet been registered in the Land Register and then presents it to a third party who corroborates the property

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04.08.1999. Judgment of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKC-431/1999 The use of protection zones free of charge as a restriction on the right to use property is recorded in the Land Register

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06.01.1999. Judgment of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-21/1999 Cases where Article 968. of the Civil Code does not apply when settling disputes concerning the restitution of immovable property rights to residential properties

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02.09.1998. Judgment of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-545/1998 Legal basis for the acquisition of property rights on immovable property

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27.05.1998. Judgment of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-325/1998 The law does not allow for the restriction of property rights if the legal act on the basis of which these rights to immovable property have been acquired is not repealed

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15.04.1998. Judgment of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-225/1998 The emigration of one co-owner of a house property on the basis of the Latvian-German agreement of October 30, 1939 “On the Relocation of Latvian Citizens of German Descent to Germany” cannot be a basis for recognizing that other co-owners also lose property rights to the house property

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15.07.1998. Judgment of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SPC-60/1998 Owner of a property registered in the Land Register can only reclaim it via a property claim

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19.12.1997. Judgment of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-486/1997 The ownership of the immovable property at the time of seizure of property and the removal of the seizure

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03.09.1997. Judgment of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-302/1997 On the consequences if the acquirer has not secured his ownership rights in the Land Register following the real estate purchase agreement

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22.10.1997. Judgment of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-291/1997 On the recognition of property rights of public organizations to a house property built between 1940 and 1991

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26.03.1997. Judgment of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-79/1997 The priority of the heirs of the former landowners in the allocation of land is maintained if the buildings of the former owners are located within the borders of the established farm, to which the basement is not included

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08.01.1997. Judgment of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-6/1997 In the event that a permanent building is deliberately erected on foreign land and the builder of the building is in a special legal relationship with the landowner, such as the user, tenant, etc., the rules of that legal relationship shall apply

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16.10.1996. Judgment of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-135/1996 On recognition of property rights to buildings on the basis of a transaction not drawn up in accordance with the procedures laid down by law

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16.10.1996. Judgment of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-131/1996 On impossibility to re-establish an encumbrance entry in the Land Register

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18.12.1996. Decision of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SPC-124/1996 On immovable property as an inseparable object of property

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