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Land Registration (Scotland) Act 1979

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7Ranking

(1)Without prejudice to any express provision as to ranking in any deed or any other provision as to ranking in, or having effect by virtue of, any enactment or rule of law, the following provisions of this section shall have effect to determine the ranking of titles to interests in land.

(2)Titles to registered interests in land shall rank according to the date of registration of those interests.

(3)A title to a registered interest and a title governed by a deed recorded in the Register of Sasines shall rank according to the respective dates of registration and recording.

(4)Where the date of registration or recording of the titles to two or more interests in land is the same, the titles to those interests shall rank equally.

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