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Land Registration etc. (Scotland) Act 2012

Structure and contents of the register

Section 2: The parts of the register

27.This section provides for the constituent parts of the Land Register. The details relating to each part are provided for in the following sections. It is noteworthy that the formal parts of the Land Register are expanded to include the cadastral map, the archive record and the application record. These parts of the Land Register previously existed on an administrative basis only. Section 6 of the Land Registration (Scotland) Act 1979 made provision with regards to title sheets, but did not mention the title sheet record.

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