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Land Registration Act 2002

Land registration rules

Section 126: Miscellaneous and general powers

198.This section gives effect to Schedule 10.

Section 127: Exercise of powers

199.At present, rules made under the Land Registration Act 1925 are made by the Lord Chancellor with the advice and assistance of a Rule Committee. This section provides for a Rule Committee to advise and assist the Lord Chancellor when he is making land registration rules. The membership of the Rule Committee is broadened to include a person nominated by the Council of Mortgage Lenders, and a person nominated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers and an expert in consumer affairs. The Lord Chancellor may also nominate further persons in the mentioned circumstances. The Rule Committee will no longer include a person chosen by the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries but instead will include a surveyor nominated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. The Lord Chancellor may also nominate further persons in the mentioned circumstances.

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