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The Registration (Land and Deeds) (Northern Ireland) Order 1992


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Registration of deeds and conveyances

39.—(1) In section 1(2) of the Deeds Act (memorial of deed or conveyance to be produced to the registrar of deeds) for the words from “in writing” onwards there shall be substituted “in the prescribed form and such other documentation as may be prescribed”.

(2) The registrar of deeds need not satisfy himself that the execution of a deed or conveyance has been witnessed, and, accordingly, section 1(3) of the Deeds Act shall cease to have effect.

(3) In section 1(4) of the Deeds Act (memorial of deed or conveyance must contain the correct particulars specified in Schedule 1), for the words from “On the registrar being so satisfied” to “from the deed or conveyance” there shall be substituted “Where the registrar is satisfied that the documentation mentioned in subsection (2) has been produced to him”.

(4) In section 1(5) of the Deeds Act (after registration of deed or conveyance, the registrar must endorse on it and sign a certificate giving its serial number and other information) for the words from “the registrar” to “stating” there shall be substituted “it shall be endorsed with”.

(5) In section 1(6) of the Deeds Act (evidence of registration) for the words from the beginning to “conveyance” there shall be substituted “The endorsement of that serial number and date” and for “that registration” there shall be substituted “the registration of the deed or conveyance on that date with the priority of time provided for in section 4(1)”.

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