Schedule 2Provisions as to Transfers of Property, Rights and Liabilities

Right to production of documents of title

4Where on any transfer to which this Schedule applies the transferor is entitled to retain possession of any documents relating in part to the title to, or to the management of, any land or other property transferred to the transferee, the transferor shall be deemed to have given to the transferee an acknowledgement in writing of the right of the transferee to production of that document and to delivery of copies thereof; and—

(a)in England and Wales, section 64 of the Law of Property Act 1925 ; and

(b)in Northern Ireland, section 9 of the Conveyancing Act 1881, shall have effect accordingly, and on the basis that the acknowledgement did not contain any such expression of contrary intention as is mentioned in that section.