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Land Registration etc. (Scotland) Act 2012

Date of application and registration etc.

Section 36: Date of application

107.This section provides that the formal date of application is always the date of the entry in the application record in respect of the application (whether or not the application was made earlier). This section ties in with section 33.

Section 37: Date and time of registration

108.This section provides that the formal date of registration is always backdated to the end of the date of application under section 36. The Scottish Ministers can make different provision by order.

Section 38: Power to amend section 6 of the Land Registers (Scotland) Act 1868

109.This section is self-explanatory.

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