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Public Registers and Records (Scotland) Act 1950

1950 CHAPTER 11 14 Geo 6

An Act to amend the law of Scotland with regard to the signing of certificates of recording in the Register of Sasines.

[12TH July 1950]

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1 Certificate of recording in Register of Sasines need not be signed.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)Save as may be otherwise prescribed by Act of Sederunt made by the Court of Session under section four of the M1Public Registers and Records (Scotland) Act, 1948, it shall not be necessary, notwithstanding anything in any enactment, for a certificate of recording endorsed or stamped on a writ recorded in the Register of Sasines to be signed by the Keeper of the Registers of Scotland or by any other person.

(2)The enactments set forth in the Schedule to this Act are hereby repealed to the extent specified in the third column of that Schedule.

(3)This section shall be deemed to have had effect as from the thirtieth day of July, nineteen hundred and forty-eight.

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This Act may be cited as the Public Registers and Records (Scotland) Act, 1950, and the Public Registers and Records (Scotland) Act, 1948, and this Act may be cited together as the Public Registers and Records (Scotland) Acts, 1948 and 1950.

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Session and ChapterShort TitleExtent of Repeal
31 & 32 Vict. c. 64.The Land Registers (Scotland) Act, 1868.Section fourteen so far as it relates to the signing of certificates of registration.
31 & 32 Vict. c. 101.The Titles to Land Consolidation (Scotland) Act, 1868.In section one hundred and forty-two the words “and shall be subscribed by the keeper of the register”.

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