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Land Registration etc. (Scotland) Act 2012

Section 120: Saving provisions

258.This section contains saving provisions. Subsection (1) clarifies that the amendments made to the Prescription and Limitation (Scotland) Act 1973 as stated in the subsection do not strike at any a title acquired by prescription prior to the designated day.

259.Subsection (2) clarifies that section 28(1) of the Land Registration (Scotland) Act 1979 (“the 1979 Act”), is still applicable to the sections of the 1979 Act listed in the subsection. See paragraph 19 of Schedule 5 for minor and consequential amendments to the 1979 Act.

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