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The Registration (Land and Deeds) (Northern Ireland) Order 1992


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Explanatory Note

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This Order amends the Land Registration Act (Northern Ireland) 1970 by, principally,—

(1) abolishing different classes of register in the Land Registry in favour of a single title register;

(2) abolishing the Land Registry Insurance Fund and providing for disputes about compensation to be determined by the Lands Tribunal;

(3) expediting and simplifying registration procedures; and

(4) facilitating the computerization of records and searches.

The Order also amends the Registration of Deeds Act (Northern Ireland) 1970 by—

(a)simplifying proceedings in the registry of deeds;

(b)facilitating computerization; and

(c)enabling provision to be made for telephone applications for searches and for the lodging of documents by post.

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