CLTA Patent Mineral Reservation Guarantee Guideline 26
Explanation:This Guarantee assures that according to the official records of the County and the records of the California Office of the Bureau of Land Management there are no mineral reservations contained in any patent (or in any act authorizing the issuance thereof) issued by the United States affecting the described land.
If any mineral reservation does exist, it is shown as an Exception together with reference to any documents that effect the right of surface entry.
The examination of the Bureau of Land Management records must be made by a person familiar with those records and capable of conducting an adequate search. The patent filed in the county records also must be reviewed. A person knowledgeable with applicable law concerning the possible reservation in an act authorizing the issuance of the patent.
You must secure approval of Underwriting personnel to issue this Guarantee.
The Guarantee Face Page (revised 6-6-92) and Guarantee Conditions and Stipulations (revised 6-6-92) must be used with the Patent Mineral Reservation Guarantee Schedule A.
The underwriting guidelines contained herein have been provided for general reference. The facts, circumstances, and location of the subject property should be considered when determining the issuance of the requested form or endorsement. Please note that all of the forms and endorsements included in this system may not be available in all states. Accordingly, please contact the appropriate Stewart Title Guaranty Company underwriting personnel in order to determine availability.
Compliance with the underwriting guidelines contained herein in no way obligates Stewart Title Guaranty Company to issue any form or endorsement.
This guideline applies to the following form(s):