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HISTORICAL BACKGROUND OF PUBLIC LAND ACT OR CA 141

> Governed the disposition of lands of the public domain

> Prescribed rules and regulation of the homesteading, selling and leasing of portions of the public domain, and prescribed the terms and conditions to enable persons to perfect their titles to public lands in the Philippines

> Also provided for the issuance of patents to certain native settlers upon public lands for the establishment of town sites and sale of lots therein, for the completion of imperfect titles and for the cancellation or confirmation of Spanish concessions and grants in the islands

> The second Public Land Act was more comprehensive in scope but limited the exploitation of agricultural lands