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Land Registration Act 2002

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part 1 Preliminary

    1. 1.Register of title

    2. 2.Scope of title registration

  3. Part 2 First registration of title

    1. Chapter 1 First registration

      1. Voluntary registration

        1. 3.When title may be registered

      2. Compulsory registration

        1. 4.When title must be registered

        2. 5.Power to extend section 4

        3. 6.Duty to apply for registration of title

        4. 7.Effect of non-compliance with section 6

        5. 8.Liability for making good void transfers etc

      3. Classes of title

        1. 9.Titles to freehold estates

        2. 10.Titles to leasehold estates

      4. Effect of first registration

        1. 11.Freehold estates

        2. 12.Leasehold estates

      5. Dependent estates

        1. 13.Appurtenant rights and charges

      6. Supplementary

        1. 14.Rules about first registration

    2. Chapter 2 Cautions against first registration

      1. 15.Right to lodge

      2. 16.Effect

      3. 17.Withdrawal

      4. 18.Cancellation

      5. 19.Cautions register

      6. 20.Alteration of register by court

      7. 21.Alteration of register by registrar

      8. 22.Supplementary

  4. Part 3 Dispositions of registered land

    1. Powers of disposition

      1. 23.Owner’s powers

      2. 24.Right to exercise owner’s powers

      3. 25.Mode of exercise

      4. 26.Protection of disponees

    2. Registrable dispositions

      1. 27.Dispositions required to be registered

    3. Effect of dispositions on priority

      1. 28.Basic rule

      2. 29.Effect of registered dispositions: estates

      3. 30.Effect of registered dispositions: charges

      4. 31.Inland Revenue charges

  5. Part 4 Notices and restrictions

    1. Notices

      1. 32.Nature and effect

      2. 33.Excluded interests

      3. 34.Entry on application

      4. 35.Unilateral notices

      5. 36.Cancellation of unilateral notices

      6. 37.Unregistered interests

      7. 38.Registrable dispositions

      8. 39.Supplementary

    2. Restrictions

      1. 40.Nature

      2. 41.Effect

      3. 42.Power of registrar to enter

      4. 43.Applications

      5. 44.Obligatory restrictions

      6. 45.Notifiable applications

      7. 46.Power of court to order entry

      8. 47.Withdrawal

  6. Part 5 Charges

    1. Relative priority

      1. 48.Registered charges

      2. 49.Tacking and further advances

      3. 50.Overriding statutory charges: duty of notification

    2. Powers as chargee

      1. 51.Effect of completion by registration

      2. 52.Protection of disponees

      3. 53.Powers as sub-chargee

    3. Realisation of security

      1. 54.Proceeds of sale: chargee’s duty

      2. 55.Local land charges

    4. Miscellaneous

      1. 56.Receipt in case of joint proprietors

      2. 57.Entry of right of consolidation

  7. Part 6 Registration: general

    1. Registration as proprietor

      1. 58.Conclusiveness

      2. 59.Dependent estates

    2. Boundaries

      1. 60.Boundaries

      2. 61.Accretion and diluvion

    3. Quality of title

      1. 62.Power to upgrade title

      2. 63.Effect of upgrading title

      3. 64.Use of register to record defects in title

    4. Alteration of register

      1. 65.Alteration of register

    5. Information etc

      1. 66.Inspection of the registers etc

      2. 67.Official copies of the registers etc

      3. 68.Index

      4. 69.Historical information

      5. 70.Official searches

    6. Applications

      1. 71.Duty to disclose unregistered interests

      2. 72.Priority protection

      3. 73.Objections

      4. 74.Effective date of registration

    7. Proceedings before the registrar

      1. 75.Production of documents

      2. 76.Costs

    8. Miscellaneous

      1. 77.Duty to act reasonably

      2. 78.Notice of trust not to affect registrar

  8. Part 7 Special cases

    1. The Crown

      1. 79.Voluntary registration of demesne land

      2. 80.Compulsory registration of grants out of demesne land

      3. 81.Demesne land: cautions against first registration

      4. 82.Escheat etc

      5. 83.Crown and Duchy land: representation

      6. 84.Disapplication of requirements relating to Duchy land

      7. 85.Bona vacantia

    2. Pending actions etc

      1. 86.Bankruptcy

      2. 87.Pending land actions, writs, orders and deeds of arrangement

    3. Miscellaneous

      1. 88.Incorporeal hereditaments

      2. 89.Settlements

      3. 90.PPP leases relating to transport in London

  9. Part 8 Electronic conveyancing

    1. 91.Electronic dispositions: formalities

    2. 92.Land registry network

    3. 93.Power to require simultaneous registration

    4. 94.Electronic settlement

    5. 95.Supplementary

  10. Part 9 Adverse possession

    1. 96.Disapplication of periods of limitation

    2. 97.Registration of adverse possessor

    3. 98.Defences

  11. Part 10 Land registry

    1. Administration

      1. 99.The land registry

      2. 100.Conduct of business

      3. 101.Annual report

    2. Fees and indemnities

      1. 102.Fee orders

      2. 103.Indemnities

    3. Miscellaneous

      1. 104.General information about land

      2. 105.Consultancy and advisory services

      3. 106.Incidental powers: companies

  12. Part 11 Adjudication

    1. 107.The adjudicator

    2. 108.Jurisdiction

    3. 109.Procedure

    4. 110.Functions in relation to disputes

    5. 111.Appeals

    6. 112.Enforcement of orders etc

    7. 113.Fees

    8. 114.Supplementary

  13. Part 12 Miscellaneous and general

    1. Miscellaneous

      1. 115.Rights of pre-emption

      2. 116.Proprietary estoppel and mere equities

      3. 117.Reduction in unregistered interests with automatic protection

      4. 118.Power to reduce qualifying term

      5. 119.Power to deregister manors

      6. 120.Conclusiveness of filed copies etc

      7. 121.Forwarding of applications to registrar of companies

      8. 122.Repeal of Land Registry Act 1862

    2. Offences etc

      1. 123.Suppression of information

      2. 124.Improper alteration of the registers

      3. 125.Privilege against self-incrimination

    3. Land registration rules

      1. 126.Miscellaneous and general powers

      2. 127.Exercise of powers

    4. Supplementary

      1. 128.Rules, regulations and orders

      2. 129.Crown application

      3. 130.Application to internal waters

      4. 131.“Proprietor in possession”

      5. 132.General interpretation

    5. Final provisions

      1. 133.Minor and consequential amendments

      2. 134.Transition

      3. 135.Repeals

      4. 136.Short title, commencement and extent

    1. Schedule 1

      Unregistered interests which override first registration

    2. Schedule 2

      Registrable dispositions: registration requirements

      1. Part 1 Registered estates

      2. Part 2 Registered charges

    3. Schedule 3

      Unregistered interests which override registered dispositions

    4. Schedule 4

      Alteration of the register

    5. Schedule 5

      Land registry network

    6. Schedule 6

      Registration of adverse possessor

    7. Schedule 7

      The land registry

    8. Schedule 8

      Indemnities

    9. Schedule 9

      The adjudicator

    10. Schedule 10

      Miscellaneous and general powers

      1. Part 1 Miscellaneous

      2. Part 2 General

    11. Schedule 11

      Minor and consequential amendments

    12. Schedule 12

      Transition

    13. Schedule 13

      Repeals

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