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Land Registration etc. (Scotland) Act 2012

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SCHEDULE 2Amendment of Registration of Leases (Scotland) Act 1857

(introduced by section 52(3))

This schedule has no associated Explanatory Notes

1The Registration of Leases (Scotland) Act 1857 (c.26) is amended as follows.

2In section 1 (long leases, and assignations thereof, registrable in Register of Sasines)—

(a)before first “record” insert “register in the Land Register of Scotland or as the case may be”,

(b)for second “record” to “thereof” substitute “register or record assignations and translations of such leases”,

(c)the existing provisions as so amended become subsection (1),

(d)after that subsection insert—

(2)In subsection (1) above, the expression “lands and heritages in Scotland” is, without prejudice to its generality, to be construed as including the seabed of the territorial sea of the United Kingdom adjacent to Scotland..

3In the title of section 1 as so amended, for “registerable” substitute “registrable in Land Register of Scotland or Register of Sasines”.

4In section 2 (recorded leases effectual against singular successors in the lands let)—

(a)after “duly” insert “registered or”,

(b)in the proviso, after first “of” insert “, and subject to section 20C of,”.

5In the title of section 2 as so amended, for “Recorded” substitute “Registered and recorded”.

6In section 3 (assignations of recorded leases)—

(a)in subsection (1)—

(i)after first “been” insert “registered or”,

(ii)before second “recorded” insert “registered or”,

(iii)after “Schedule” insert “(ZA.) or, as the case may be,”,

(iv)before “recording” insert “registering or”,

(b)in subsection (2)—

(i)repeal “recording of such assignation or the”,

(ii)after first “interest” insert “or the registration of such assignation under the Land Registration etc. (Scotland) Act 2012 (asp 5) or the recording of such assignation”,

(iii)for “and it” to the end substitute “and, as the case may be, the grantee’s interest or the lease had been so registered or the lease had been duly recorded.”,

(c)in subsection (2C), repeal—

(i)“, notwithstanding section 3(4) of the Land Registration (Scotland) Act 1979 (c.33) (creation of real right or obligation on date of registration etc.),”,

(ii)“of an interest in land under”.

7In the title of section 3 as so amended, before “recorded” insert “registered or”.

8In section 10 (adjudgers to complete right by recording abbreviate)—

(a)after first “lease” insert “registered or recorded”,

(b)before “recording” insert “registering or”,

(c)before second “recorded” insert “registered or”.

9In section 12 (preferences regulated by date of recording transfer)—

(a)after first “assignations” insert “of any such lease registered or recorded as aforesaid”,

(b)before second “recorded” insert “registered or”,

(c)before “recording” insert “registering or”.

10In the title of section 12 as so amended, before “recording” insert “registering or”.

11In section 13 (renunciations and discharges to be recorded)—

(a)after first “aforesaid” insert “registered or”,

(b)for “(G.)” substitute “(ZG.) (or (G.))”,

(c)after “duly” insert “register or”.

12In the title of section 13 as so amended, before “recorded” insert “registered or”.

13In section 14 (entry of decree of reduction)—

(a)after “renunciation” insert “registered or as the case may be”,

(b)after “duly” insert “register or”.

14In section 15 (mode of registering etc.)—

(a)the existing provisions become subsection (1),

(b)after that subsection insert—

(2)References in subsection (1) above to registration are not to be construed as including references to registration in the Land Register of Scotland..

15In section 16 (registration equivalent to possession), after subsection (2) insert—

(3)References in subsections (1) and (2) above to registration are not to be construed as including references to registration in the Land Register of Scotland..

16After section 20B (as inserted by section 52) insert—

20CDisapplication of Leases Act 1449

The Leases Act 1449 (c.6) does not apply to a lease registrable under this Act and granted on or after the date on which—

(a)the land to which the lease relates, or any part of that land, became land within an operational area (that is to say within an area in respect of which the provisions of the Land Registration (Scotland) Act 1979 (c.33) had come into operation), or

(b)section 52 of the Land Registration etc. (Scotland) Act 2012 (asp 5) (amendment of Registration of Leases (Scotland) Act 1857 (c.26)) comes into force.

20DLong fishing leases

This Act applies to a contract within the meaning of section 66 of the Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries (Consolidation) (Scotland) Act 2003 (asp 15) (application of Leases Act 1449) as it does to a lease described in section 1 of this Act provided that the contract in question—

(a)is for a period exceeding 20 years, or

(b)includes an obligation such as is described in section 17 of this Act.

20EThe expression “the register”

Except where the context otherwise requires, in this Act—

(a)the expression “the register” is to be construed as including a reference to the Land Register of Scotland, and

(b)analogous expressions are to be construed accordingly..

17Before schedule (A.) insert—

SCHEDULE (ZA.)FORM OF ASSIGNATION OF LEASE REGISTERED IN THE LAND REGISTER OF SCOTLAND

”.

18In each of schedules (A.) (form of assignation of lease), (G.) (renunciation of lease) and (H.) (form of discharge of bond and assignation in security), in the note relating to subscription of the document in question—

(a)for “Subscription of the document by the granter of it” substitute “In the case of a traditional document, subscription of it by the granter”,

(b)after “1995” insert “, which also makes provision as regards the authentication of an electronic document”.

19In the title of schedule (A.), at the end insert “recorded in Register of Sasines”.

20Schedule (B.) (form of bond and assignation in security) and the note to that schedule are repealed.

21Schedule (D.) (form of translation of assignation in security) and the note to that schedule are repealed.

22Before schedule (G.) insert—

SCHEDULE (ZG.)RENUNCIATION OF LEASE REGISTERED IN THE LAND REGISTER OF SCOTLAND

”.

23In the title of schedule (G.), at the end insert “recorded in the Register of Sasines”.

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