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The Land Registration (Official Searches) Rules 1988

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Result of search by telephone or telex

9.—(1) Upon receipt of an application by telephone or telex the search shall be made as soon as practicable without regard to any pending applications not yet entered on the day list.

(2) Where the result of a search is given by telephone it shall include the information set out in Part II of Schedule 4 to these rules.

(3) The result of a search sent by telex shall be in the form set out in Part II of Schedule 5 to these rules.

(4) A search made pursuant to this rule shall not be regarded as an official search for the purposes of section 83(3) of the Act or of rule 295 of the principal rules, and shall not confer upon the applicant priority for the registration of any dealing.

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