Explanatory Notes

Land Registration etc. (Scotland) Act 2012

2012 asp 5

10 July 2012

Commentary on Sections

Part 3: Competence and Effect of Registration

Specific provisions on competence and effect of registration

Section 51: Proper liferents

146.This section continues the principle that proper liferents (which allow a person to possess a property until their death) created in a deed, must be registered in either the Land Register or the General Register of Sasines to have real effect as a matter of property law.