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Land Registration Act 2002

Part 1: Preliminary

Section 1: Register of title

22.This section continues the requirement for a register of title to be kept, under the responsibility of the Chief Land Registrar. Rules may govern the information to be kept in the register, and its form.

Section 2: Scope of title registration

23.This section sets out the matters in relation to which the Act makes provision for registration. Section 2(a) is concerned with the unregistered estates which are capable of being registered. These are dealt with in Part 2, Chapter 1 of the Act. Section 2(b) is concerned with legal interests created by a disposition of land the title to which is registered. These are addressed in Part 3 of the Act.

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