Section 28. Partial judgment. In a case where only a portion of the land subject of registration is contested, the court may render partial judgment provided that a subdivision plan showing the contested and uncontested portions approved by the Director of Lands is previously submitted to said court.
Section 29. Judgment confirming title. All conflicting claims of ownership and interest in the land subject of the application shall be determined by the court. If the court, after considering the evidence and the reports of the Commissioner of Land Registration and the Director of Lands, finds that the applicant or the oppositor has sufficient title proper for registration, judgment shall be rendered confirming the title of the applicant, or the oppositor, to the land or portions thereof.
COURT HAS BROAD JURISDICTION OVER ALL ISSUES IN LAND REGISTRATION
> Section 2 has eliminated the distinction between the general and limited jurisdiction of the registration court
REPORTS OF THE LRA ADMINISTRATOR AND DIRECTOR OF LANDS
> All necessary and relevant evidence as well as reports to aid the court in the determination of the case
> Reports may include information about the status of the land applied for, its present classification, and whether or not the same had been previously decreed as private property or patented under the Public Land Act