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Land Registration etc. (Scotland) Act 2012


281.This schedule makes minor and consequential changes. Most of the changes are either consequential on the repeal of parts of the Land Registration (Scotland) Act 1979 and its replacement with the Act or consequential on the amendments to the Requirements of Writing (Scotland) Act 1995 and the extension of the means of documents being self-proving from requiring to be “subscribed” (which is a paper only process) to also being capable of being “authenticated” (that is, authenticated as valid electronic documents in accordance with regulations made under the 1995 Act).

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