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Land Registry Act 1862

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31If any judicial Declaration of the Title to any Land shall be made by the Court of Chancery under any Act which may be passed in the present Session for the Purpose of enabling Persons having Interests in Land to obtain a judicial Declaration of their Title to the same, so as to enable them to make an indefeasible Title to Persons claiming under them, as Purchasers for valuable Consideration, the Land as to which any such Declaration may be made may, at the Option of the Person obtaining the same, be entered upon the Register of Estates with an indefeasible Title under this Act when and so soon as the Time allowed for appealing under any such Act as last aforesaid shall have expired, or (if any Appeal shall be prosecuted) when and so soon as any such Declaration shall be affirmed by the last Court of Appeal, or the Appeal withdrawn; and the Title to such Land, as the same shall be declared by the Court, shall in such Case be entered upon the Record of Title to Lands on the Registry under this Act, and such Land shall thenceforth be subject to the Provisions of this Act in the same Manner in all respects as if the Registration thereof had been made by virtue of Proceedings duly taken for the Registration of an indefeasible Title thereto under this Act.

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