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Land Registration Act 2002

Cautions against first registration

317.Paragraph 14 modifies section 15 (right to lodge) so that for a two-year period beginning on the day that section 15 comes into force a person claiming to own a freehold estate in land or leasehold estate in land having more than seven years to run may lodge a caution against first registration.

318.Paragraph 15 has the effect that Her Majesty may lodge a caution against first registration in respect of Her demesne land for a ten year period (or such longer period as rules may provided) beginning on the day that section 15 comes into force.

319.Paragraph 16 has the effect that the Act will apply to cautions against first registration lodged under section 53 of the 1925 Act as if they had been lodged under section 15 of the Act.

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