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Land Registry (Fees) Order (Northern Ireland) 2000

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Article 3

SCHEDULE 1

Part IScale Fees

Scales

1.  Subject to paragraphs 2 and 3, on any application to register a transfer, or an exchange or a change of ownership under section 36 of the Act(1) (excluding such an application as is referred to in paragraph 5(f)) the fee shall be payable according to the value of the estate in land to which the application relates and calculated by reference to the Scale below—

SCALE
ValueFee
£20,000 or less£50
£20,001 to £30,000£100
£30,001 to £40,000£150
£40,001 to £50,000£200
£50,001 to £60,000£250
£60,001 to £70,000£300
£70,001 or more£350

2.  The minimum fee (£50) shall be payable on an application to register documents effecting a change of trustees and documents whereby registered co-owners transfer their estates in the land to themselves.

3.  On an application to register documents effecting a transfer of the ownership of one or more charges the minimum fee (£50) shall be payable in respect of each charge.

Part IIFixed Fees

First registration

4.  The fees set out in this paragraph shall be payable in respect of an application for the first registration of any title, under Part II of the Rules—

(a)where an application, other than an application mentioned in sub-paragraph (b), has been made in Form 1 with such modifications as the case may require

£50·00

(b)where an application discloses a title which has been acquired by adverse possession

£150·00

(c)where an application is not made in Form 1

£150·00

Registration

5.  The fees set out in this paragraph shall be payable in respect of the following applications—

(a)application under section 53 of the Act(2)

£150·00

(b)application for the merger or extinguishment of a leasehold estate (except where the leasehold estate was created by an equity-sharing lease)

£150·00

(c)application for merger or extinguishment of a leasehold estate created by an equity-sharing lease

£50·00

(d)application to register a lease as a burden or a notice of lease as a burden (excluding a lease solely of an easement or profit-a-prendre)

£50·00

(e)application to register a charge or a notice under Article 48 of the Judgments Enforcement (Northern Ireland) Order 1981(3) or paragraph 4 of Part IV of Schedule 2 to the Act

£50·00

(f)application to register the ownership of registered land acquired by vesting order by a government department or by other body having powers of compulsory acquisition — per folio affected by the vesting order

£50·00

(g)application for the rectification of an entry on a folio or on the registry map, except where the rectification is made in consequence of an error made in the Registry

£50·00

(h)application to register a note of the death, or a transmission on the death, of a registered full owner or a registered limited owner

£50·00

(i)application to register an inhibition

£50·00

(j)application to register an easement, profit-a-prendre, notice of Schedule 5 burden or entry of an appurtenance

£50·00

(k)application to have the title to part or all of the land in a folio or folios entered in a new folio — per folio from which the land is to be transferred

£25·00

(l)application to make any entry or cancellation on a folio for which a fee is not otherwise prescribed by this Order, where an entry on the Registry map is required

£50·00

(m)application to make any entry or cancellation on a folio for which a fee is not otherwise provided by this Order, where no entry on the Registry map is required

£25·00

Land certificates and certificates of charge

6.  The fees set out in this paragraph shall be payable in respect of the following applications—

(a)application for the first issue of a land certificate or certificate of charge except in the case of—

(i)an endorsed instrument of charge issued in accordance with rule 122, or

(ii)a new land certificate or certificate of charge issued in substitution for an existing certificate or a certificate lost or destroyed

£10·00

(b)application for the issue of a new land certificate or certificate of charge in substitution for an existing certificate except where such a new certificate is issued on revision of a folio in accordance with rule 5(3) or on making a new edition of the folio pursuant to rule 9

£10·00

(c)application for an order for production of a land certificate or certificate of charge

£25·00

(d)application to dispense with production of a land certificate or certificate of charge

£25·00

(e)application for the issue of a new land certificate or certificate of charge in substitution for a certificate lost or destroyed

£50·00

Inspection, copies and searches

7.  The fees set out in this paragraph shall be payable in respect of the following matters—

(a)requisition entitling the holder to inspect, in one day only, all or any of the following matters—

(i)the index of names in respect of one name

(ii)one folio

(iii)one instrument filed in connection with any entry or cancellation on the register

(iv)the registry map relating to one folio and

(v)the record maintained under rule 134 of outstanding certificates of title

£2·00

(b)uncertified copy of or extract from a folio or any other document, other than a map or plan, lodged in the Registry

£5·00

(c)certified copy of or extract from a folio or any other document, other than a map or plan, lodged in the Registry

£15·00

(d)uncertified copy of or extract from the registry map relating to one folio (excluding a Schedule Folio) or one entry number in a Schedule Folio

£5·00

(e)uncertified copy of or extract from the registry map relating to the lands in more than one folio or more than one entry number in a Schedule Folio or a map or plan lodged in the Registry—

(i)where the copy or extract is of normal size, for each such copy

£5·00

(ii)where the copy or extract is not of normal size in length or breadth — for each sheet of paper of normal size necessary to provide such copy or extract

£5·00

(f)certified copy of or extract from the registry map relating to one folio (excluding a Schedule Folio) or one entry number in a Schedule Folio

£15·00

(g)certified copy of or extract from the registry map relating to the lands in more than one folio or more than one entry number in a Schedule Folio or a map or plan lodged in the Registry—

(i)where the copy or extract is of normal size, for each copy or extract

£15·00

(ii)where the copy or extract is not of normal size in length or breadth, for each such copy or extract—

(A)for the first sheet of paper of normal size necessary to provide the copy or extract

£15·00

(B)for each additional sheet of normal size required to provide the copy or extract

£5·00

(h)official search in accordance with rule 185 in the index of names, including certificate of the result of such search — per name

£15·00

(i)official search in accordance with rule 185 as to entries in a specified folio, including certificate of the result of such search

£15·00

(j)official search in the registry map in accordance with rule 186 including certificate of the result of such search

£15·00

(k)priority search in accordance with rule 187 including certificate of the result of such search

£20·00

(l)search applied for by telephone or fax in accordance with rule 189

£10·00

Miscellaneous fees

8.  The fees set out in this paragraph shall be payable in respect of the following matters—

(a)issue of a summons by the Registrar

£25·00

(b)application for delivery of a document to a solicitor in accordance with rule 181

£10·00

(c)application for approval of a draft document without a map or plan

£15·00

(d)application for approval of a draft document including a map or plan

£25·00

(e)application for approval of a map or plan

£15·00

(f)application, in accordance with rule 146, to decide questions as to boundaries or extent of registered lands arising on transfer and including any entry or cancellation made on the register on any such application

£50·00

Meaning of normal size

9.  In this Part “normal size” in relation to a document means 210 millimetres by 297 millimetres.

Part IIIStatutory Charges Register

10.  In relation to the Statutory Charges Register, the fees set out in this paragraph shall be payable in respect of the following matters—

(a)application to register a statutory charge

£40·00

(b)application to register a priority notice

£20·00

(c)application to cancel or modify any entry in the Statutory Charges Register

£20·00

(d)official search including certificate of the result of the search

£15·00

(e)personal search, entitling the person to search, in one day only, in—

(i)the indices to the Statutory Charges Register and any one part of that Register, and

(ii)the indices to the statutory charges map and the maps relating to one part of the Statutory Charges Register

£2·00

(f)search applied for by telephone or fax in accordance with rule 216

£10·00

(g)uncertified copy of or extract from the Statutory Charges Register excluding the statutory charges map—

(i)where the copy does not exceed five pages

£5·00

(ii)for each additional page or part thereof after the fifth

£1·00

(h)certified copy of or extract from the Statutory Charges Register (excluding the statutory charges map)

£15·00

(i)uncertified copy of or extract from the statutory charges map relating to one statutory charge

£5·00

(j)certified copy of or extract from the statutory charges map relating to one statutory charge

£15·00

Part IVApplications under the Property Order

11.  The fees set out in this paragraph shall be payable in respect of the following matters—

(a)application for a certificate of redemption

£25·00

(b)application for a certificate of repayment under Article 21 of the Property Order

£25·00

(c)application for a referral to the Registrar under Article 42 of the Property Order

£25·00

(d)application for registration on the title register(4) of a certificate of redemption

£50·00

(e)application for a personal search in the register of redemption monies entitling the person to search against one address

£2·00

(f)application for an official search in the register of redemption monies including certificate of the result of the search.

£15·00

In this Part “register of redemption monies” means the register of redemption monies kept under Article 22(1) of the Property Order.

(1)

Section 36 of the Land Registration Act (Northern Ireland) 1970, (1970 c. 18(N.I.)) has been amended by Art. 17 of the Registration (Land and Deeds) (Northern Ireland) Order 1992, (S.I. 1992/811 (N.I. 7))

(2)

Section 53 of the Land Registration Act (Northern Ireland) 1970, (1970 c. 18 (N.I.)) has been amended by Art. 76(2) and para. 4 of Sch. 3 to the Limitation (Northern Ireland) Order 1989, (1989/1339 (N.I. 11))

(3)

S.I. 1981/226 (N.I. 6): Art. 48 was amended by Art. 51 of and para 6(1) of Sch. 1 to the Registration (Land and Deeds) (Northern Ireland) Order 1992 (S.I. 1992/811 (N.I. 7))

(4)

See Section 10 of 1970 c. 18 (N.I.) as substituted by Art 6(3) of the Registration (Land & Deeds) (Northern Ireland) Order 1992 (S.I. 1992/811 (N.I .7))

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