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LAND REGISTRATION ACT 1997

UK Public General Acts

Version 13/10/2003

1997 CHAPTER 2

Default Geographical Extent: E+W


  • Registration
  • Indemnity
  • Fees
  • Supplementary
  • Version 13/10/2003
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  • Version 01/04/1998
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  • Version 27/04/1997

Introductory Text

Land Registration Act 1997

1997 CHAPTER 2

An Act to amend the Land Registration Act 1925.

[27th February 1997]

Be it enacted by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

Annotations:

Commencement Information

I1 Act not in force at Royal Assent see s. 5(2)(3); Act wholly in force at 1.4.1998


Registration


F1 1 Compulsory first registration.

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Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

F1 Ss. 1-3 repealed (13.10.2003) by Land Registration Act 2002 (c. 9), s. 136(2), Sch. 13 (with s. 129, Sch. 12 para. 1); S.I. 2003/1725, art. 2(1)


Indemnity


F1 2 Indemnity for errors or omissions in the register.

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Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

F1 Ss. 1-3 repealed (13.10.2003) by Land Registration Act 2002 (c. 9), s. 136(2), Sch. 13 (with s. 129, Sch. 12 para. 1); S.I. 2003/1725, art. 2(1)


Fees


F1 3 Registration fees.

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Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

F1 Ss. 1-3 repealed (13.10.2003) by Land Registration Act 2002 (c. 9), s. 136(2), Sch. 13 (with s. 129, Sch. 12 para. 1); S.I. 2003/1725, art. 2(1)


Supplementary


4 Consequential amendments and repeals.

(1) The enactments specified in Schedule 1 are amended in accordance with that Schedule, the amendments being consequential on the provisions of this Act.

(2) The enactments specified in Schedule 2 are repealed to the extent specified.

Annotations:

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1 S. 4 (so far as relating to Sch. 1 Pt. I) restricted (1.4.1998) by S. I. 1997/3036, art.3

Commencement Information

I2 S. 4 wholly in force: s. 4(1)(2) partly in force at 27.4.1997, see s. 5(2) and wholly in force at 1.4.1998 by S.I. 1997/3036, arts. 2, 3


5 Short title, commencement and extent.

(1) This Act may be cited as the Land Registration Act 1997.

(2) The following provisions, namely—

(a) section 1,
(b) Part I of Schedule 1 and section 4(1) so far as relating thereto, and
(c) Part I of Schedule 2 and section 4(2) so far as relating thereto,
come into force on such day as the Lord Chancellor may appoint by order made by statutory instrument; and different days may be so appointed for different purposes.
(3) Otherwise this Act comes into force at the end of the period of two months beginning with the day on which it is passed.

F2 (4). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F2 (5). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(6) An order under subsection (2) above may contain such transitional provisions and savings as the Lord Chancellor considers appropriate in connection with the order.

(7) This Act extends to England and Wales only.

Annotations:

Subordinate Legislation Made

P1 S. 5(2): s. 5(2) power fully exercised (9.12.1997) by S.I.1997/3036

Amendments (Textual)

F2 S. 5(4)(5) repealed (13.10.2003) by Land Registration Act 2002 (c. 9), s. 136(2), Sch. 13 (with s. 129, Sch. 12 para. 1); S.I. 2003/1725, art. 2(1)