Explanatory Notes

Land Registration etc. (Scotland) Act 2012

2012 asp 5

10 July 2012

Commentary on Sections

Part 2: Registration

Applications in relation to the same land

Section 39: Order in which applications are to be dealt with

110.This section makes detailed provision for the scenario in which competing applications are received by the Keeper. Subsection (2) clarifies that the order of receipt is to be taken to be the order details of the applications are entered in the application record. The provisions in sections 58 (period of effect of advance notice), section 59 (effect of advance notice: registered deeds) and section 60 (effect of advance notice: recorded deeds) are also relevant to this section.