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Land Registration etc. (Scotland) Act 2012

Section 111: Duties of certain persons

247.This section creates a statutory duty of care on applicants, granters of deeds to be registered, and the solicitors of both, in favour of the Keeper. The duty is to ensure that the documentation or evidence submitted with an application or otherwise supplied in the course of an application does not induce the Keeper to make the register inaccurate. The duty extends until the Keeper has made the registration decision.

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