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The Property (Northern Ireland) Order 1997


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Fees and rules

46.—(1) An order under subsection (1) of section 84 of the Land Registration Act may prescribe the fees to be taken in the Land Registry for the purposes of Parts II and III and this Part as well as for the purposes of that Act, and accordingly the reference in that section to that Act includes a reference to those Parts and the reference to expenses of the Land Registry attributable to its registration functions includes a reference to expenses attributable to any function conferred by those Parts on the Registrar.

(2) Land Registry Rules under subsection (3) of section 85 of the Land Registration Act may be made for giving effect to Parts II and III and this Part as well as for giving effect to that Act, and accordingly in the introductory words of that subsection, and in paragraphs (a), (k) and (n) of that subsection, references to that Act include references to those Parts, and in paragraphs (c), (f) and (i) references to the register include the register kept under Article 22(1).

(3) Any express provision of this Order relating to rules does not prejudice the generality of paragraph (2) and the said section 85(3).

(4) For the purposes of this Order, the reference in section 85(3)(k) of the Land Registration Act to documents to be given includes documents to be served or lodged.

(5) Rules may make such provisions (including modifications of Part II) as are necessary or expedient to give effect to the purposes of that Part in cases falling within Article 32.

(6) Rules may require the authentication in a prescribed manner of a copy of a document, where the copy is permitted or required by or under Part II or III or this Part to be lodged or delivered or is deemed by rules to be that document.

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