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Land Registration Act 2002


Section 56: Receipt in case of joint proprietors

103.Section 56 is concerned with the identity of the persons entitled to give a valid receipt for the money secured by a charge which is registered in the names of one or more proprietors following the death of one or more of the proprietors.

Section 57: Entry of right of consolidation

104.A right of consolidation is the right of a person who has the benefit of two or more mortgages to refuse to allow one mortgage to be repaid unless the other or others are also repaid. This right has to be expressly agreed between the parties. Section 57 provides that rules may govern how a right of consolidation is recorded in the register.

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