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 52: Registration of, and of transactions and events affecting, leases

147.This section inserts two sections into the Registration of Leases (Scotland) Act 1857. Inserted section 20A allows deeds affecting existing long leases to be registered in the Land Register (new long leases are registrable under section 1 of that Act). Inserted section 20B provides that the registered deed has real effect. Schedule 2 makes further related amendments.