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Register of Sasines Act

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Our Soveraigne Lord and Lady The King and Queens Majesties Considering That the many good Acts appointing Registers of Sasines Reversions Hornings Inhibitions Interdictions Allowances of Apprizings or Adjudications that Purchasers and Creditors might know with whom they might safely contract have been much frustrated by the Keepers of the Registers not inserting the same in the Registers at the time and in the order they were presented to them whereby none could know by Inspection of the Registers what Writs appointed to be registrate were in the hands of the Keepers of the Registers and thereby could not securely bargain For Remeed whereof Their Majesties with advice and consent of the Estates of Parliament Doe Statute and Ordain That all the Keepers of the said Registers shall keep Minute Books of all Writs presented to them to be registrate in their severall Registers Expressing the day . . . F1when [F2and the names and designations of the persons by whom] the saids Writs shall be presented and that the said minute be [F2immediately signed by the presenter of the writ and also by the Keeper, and] patent to all the Lieges who shall desire Inspection of it gratis And that the Writs shall be registrate exactly conform to the Order of the said Minute Book . . . F3

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F2Words repealed so far as relating to the Register of Sasines by Public Registers and Records (Scotland) Act 1948 (c. 57), Sch. Pt. I

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