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Duchy of Lancaster Act 1817

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XXIIIDeeds to be enrolled in the Office of the Auditor of the Land Revenues.

And be it further enacted, That all Conveyances, Deeds, or Instruments, whereby the Estates, Manors, Lordships, Messuages, Lands, Tenements, or Hereditaments by the said recited Agreement contracted to be Purchased for or on the Behalf of His Majesty, or whereby any Estates, Manors, Lordships, Messuages, Lands, Tenements, or Hereditaments (hall be hereafter Purchased by the Commissioners for the Time being of His Majesty's Woods, Forests, and Land Revenues, for or on the Behalf of His Majesty, His Heirs or Successors, either under or by virtue of the Authority of this Act, or under or by virtue of any other Act or Acts of Parliament, Power, or Authority, shall be conveyed to His Majesty, His Heirs or Successors, or to any Person or Persons in Trust for him or them; and all Leases to be made or granted by the said Commissioners, under the Authority of this Act or of any other Act or Acts of Parliament, shall be enrolled in the Office of the Auditor or Auditors of His Majesty's Land Revenues for the District within which the Premises comprized therein shall be situate (or if such Premises shall be situate within the District of more than One such Auditor, then in the Office of any One of such Auditors), upon Payment of the usual Fees for such Enrolment, and a Minute or Docket thereof shall be entered and preserved in the Office of the said Commissioners of His Majesty's Woods, Forests, and Land Revenues; and every such Conveyance, Deed, Lease, or other Instrument, when so enrolled and entered, shall; without any Enrolment thereof in any Court or Courts of Law or Equity, or any other Enrolment or Registry thereof, be as good and available in Law, and of the like Force and Effect, in all Respects and to all Intents and Purposes, as if the same had been or was enrolled in any of His Majesty's Courts of Record at Westminster, or as if a Memorial had been entered or registered in the Office appointed for registering Deeds and other Conveyances of Lands and Tenements in the County or Counties in which the same Estates or any of them are situate; any Act of Parliament, Law, Practice, or Usage to the contrary in anywise notwithstanding.

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