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Land Registration etc. (Scotland) Act 2012

Section 57: Application for advance notice

159.This section sets out the application process for an advance notice. Subsection (2) provides that such an advance notice may be applied for by the person who may grant the protected deed or any person with their consent. In a house sale, this would allow the owner of the house to apply for an advance notice operating in favour of the prospective purchaser. The purchaser would be able, with the consent of the owner, to apply for an advance notice in favour of the lender who will be providing the mortgage for the purchase.

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