Corporations alleged to be ill-gotten wealth repositories need not be formally impleaded in actions for recovery

Section 26, Article XVIII of the Constitution does not, by its terms or any fair interpretation thereof, require that corporations or business enterprises alleged to be repositories of 'ill-gotten wealth,' as the term is used in said provision, be actually and formally impleaded in the actions for the recovery thereof, in order to maintain in effect existing sequestrations thereof. [G.R. No. 111857. December 6, 1996]