Explanatory Notes

Long Leases (Scotland) Act 2012

2012 asp 9

7 August 2012

Part 2: Conversion of Certain Leasehold Conditions to Real Burdens

Conversion of conditions to burdens

Section 15: Conversion by nomination: registration

73.Subsection (1) requires dual registration of the notice against both the burdened and the benefited property. Under subsection (2), there is a choice in both cases of registering against the title of the owner or (where applicable) the title of the tenant.

74.Subsection (3) provides that the notice must be sworn or affirmed before a notary public. In the normal case this must be done personally but some exceptions are set out in subsection (4).