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Registration of Deeds Act (Northern Ireland) 1970

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(1)In this Act—

  • [F1“bankruptcy order” means an order adjudging an individual bankrupt;

  • “bankruptcy petition” means a petition to the High Court for a bankruptcy order;]

  • “document” includes a deed or conveyance, and any other document whether or not under seal, which may be registered in the registry of deeds under the Registration of Deeds Acts;

  • [F2“insolvency administration” means the administration in bankruptcy of the insolvent estate of a deceased person;

  • “insolvency administration order” means an order for the administration in bankruptcy of the insolvent estate of a deceased debtor (being an individual at the date of his death);

  • “insolvency administration petition” means a petition for an insolvency administration order;

  • “the Judgments Enforcement Order” means the Judgments Enforcement (Northern Ireland) Order 1981;

  • “the Land Registration Act” means the Land Registration Act (Northern Ireland) 1970;]

  • “the Ministry” means the Ministry of Finance;

  • [F2“the Order” means the Insolvency (Northern Ireland) Order 1989;]

  • “prescribed” means prescribed by regulations made by the Ministry;

  • “registered”, in relation to any document, means registered under the Registration of Deeds Acts.

  • [F2“the Rules” means the Insolvency Rules (Northern Ireland) 1991;]

(2)Any reference in any provision in the Registration of Deeds Acts to registering a memorial shall be construed as a reference to registering the document of which it is a memorial.

(3)References in any enactment to a document a memorial of which is registered in the registry of deeds shall be construed as including a reference to a document registered in the registry of deeds.

F2SR 1991/365

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