The Land Registration Rules 2003

Use of specialist assistance by the registrar

200.  (1)  The registrar may refer to an appropriate specialist—

(a)the examination of the whole or part of any title lodged with an application for first registration, or

(b)any question or other matter which arises in the course of any proceedings before the registrar and which, in his opinion, requires the advice of an appropriate specialist.

(2) The registrar may act upon the advice or opinion of an appropriate specialist to whom he has referred a matter under paragraph (1).

(3) In this rule, “appropriate specialist” means a person who the registrar considers has the appropriate knowledge, experience and expertise to advise on the matter referred to him.