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Land Registration etc. (Scotland) Act 2012

Section 75: Extension, limitation or exclusion of warranty

185.Subsection (1) allows the Keeper to give any level of warranty to an applicant. The effect of subsection (2) is that the Keeper might exclude warranty for the next owner of the property if there is a caveat on the title sheet. Subsection (4) allows warranty to be given to a prescriptive claimant when they have perfected their title by virtue of section 1(1) of the Prescription and Limitation (Scotland) Act 1973.

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