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Conveyancing (Scotland) Act 1924

1924 CHAPTER 27 14 and 15 Geo 5

An Act to amend the law of conveyancing in Scotland.

[1st August 1924]

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C2Words of enactment omitted under authority of Statute Law Revision Act 1948 (c. 62), s. 3

Commencement Information

I1Act in force at 1.1.1925 by s. 1(2) (which has been repealed)

1†Short title, extent and commencement of Act.S

(1)This Act may be cited as the Conveyancing (Scotland) Act, 1924.

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(3)This Act shall apply to Scotland only.

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C3A dagger appended to a marginal note means that it is no longer accurate

2 Interpretation clause.S

The words and expressions after mentioned or referred to shall have the several meanings hereby assigned to them, unless there be something in the subject or context repugnant to such construction (that is to say):—

(1)The words and expressions used in this Act and in the schedules annexed to this Act which are interpreted in the M1Titles to Land Consolidation (Scotland) Act, 1868, and the M2Conveyancing (Scotland) Act, 1874, shall have the meaning assigned thereto respectively by these Acts, subject to the following qualifications:—

(a)“Land” or “lands” shall not include “securities”;

(b)Heritable securities” and “securities” shall include F2... securities over a lease, but shall not include securities constituted by ex facie absolute disposition; and

(c)Conveyance” and “deed” and “instrument” shall include all deeds, notices of title, decrees, petitions and writings specified in this Act; and these words and the words “writing,” “writ” and “decree” occurring in the said Acts and in this Act shall each mean and include an extract or office copy of such “conveyance,” “deed,” “instrument,” “writing,” “writ” or “decree”:

(2)“Extract” and “office copy” shall each mean and include a duly authenticated extract of any act, decree or warrant of the Lords of Council and Session, or any inferior court, or a duly authenticated extract or office copy from the Register of the Great Seal, or from the Books of Council and Session, or of any sheriff court, or of any other public authentic register of probative writs, or from the appropriate Register of Sasines, of any conveyance, deed, instrument, writing, writ or decree, and shall also mean and include a probate of the will or testamentary settlement of a person deceased issued by any court of probate in England or Northern Ireland, or in any part of His Majesty’s Dominions, or an exemplification of such probate:

(3)Deduction of title” shall mean the specification in a deed, decree or instrument of the writ or series of writs (without narration of the contents thereof) by which the person granting such deed or in whose favour such decree is conceived or by whom such instrument is expede, has acquired right from the person from whom such title is deduced, and such specification shall be a compliance with an instruction to “deduce” a title in terms of this Act:

(4)Adjudication” shall include adjudication whether for debt or in implement, and constitution and adjudication whether for debt or in implement, and declarator and adjudication:

(5)Lease” shall mean a lease which has been registered or is registrable [F3in the Land Register of Scotland or] in the Register of Sasines in virtue of the M3Registration of Leases (Scotland) Act, 1857, and Acts amending the same:

(6)Law agent” shall mean and include writers to the signet, solicitors in the supreme courts, procurators in any sheriff court, and every person entitled to practise as an agent in a court of law in Scotland:

(7)“Agent” in the Schedules hereto shall mean law agent or notary public:

(8)Register of Sasines” shall mean and include the General Register of Sasines, the Particular Registers of Sasines now discontinued, the Register of Sasines kept for any royal or other burgh and the Register of Booking in the burgh of Paisley.

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3 Disposition, &c. by person uninfeft. S

If a disposition of land, or an assignation, discharge or deed of restriction of a heritable security duly recorded in the appropriate Register of Sasines, or of any part of such security, is granted by a person having a right to such land, or to such heritable security, or such part thereof, but whose title to such land or heritable security or part thereof has not been completed by being so recorded, and who in such disposition or other deed deduces his title from the person F4... having the last recorded title, in or as nearly as may be in the terms of Form No. 1 of Schedule A to this Act in the case of land, or in or as nearly as may be in [F5such manner as was (immediately before the repeal of the note)] prescribed in Note 2 to Schedule K to this Act in the case of a heritable security, then on such disposition or other deed being recorded in the appropriate Register of Sasines, the title of the grantee thereof shall be [F6completed].

4 [F7Completion of title: General Register of Sasines]S

Any person having right either to land or to a heritable security [F8may, if the last recorded title to the right is recorded in the General Register of Sasines,] complete his title in manner following:—

(1)A person having such right to land may complete a title thereto by recording in the appropriate Register of Sasines a notice of title in or as nearly as may be in the terms of Form No. 1 of Schedule B to this Act, in which notice of title such person shall deduce his title from the person [F9having the last recorded title]:

(2)When the writ forming the immediate connection with the person [F10having the last recorded title] is an unrecorded conveyance, deed or decree, the recording of which in the appropriate Register of Sasines on behalf of the person in whose favour the same is conceived would have completed his title F11..., the person having such right to the land therein contained or part thereof may complete a title thereto by recording in the appropriate Register of Sasines such conveyance, deed or decree, docqueted in manner prescribed in Note 7 to Schedule B to this Act, along with a notice of title in or as nearly as may be in the terms of Form No.2 of that Schedule, in which notice of title such person shall deduce his title from the person in whose favour such conveyance, deed or decree is conceived:

(3)A person having such right to a heritable security, or part thereof, which appears in the appropriate Register of Sasines as a burden on land, may complete a title thereto by recording in the appropriate Register of Sasines a notice of title in or as nearly as may be in the terms of Form No. 3 of Schedule B to this ActF12..., in which notice of title such person shall deduce his title from the person [F13having the last recorded title to the heritable security]:

(4)A person having such right to an unrecorded heritable security or part thereof contained in a deed the recording of which in the appropriate Register of Sasines on behalf of the original creditor would have [F14completed his title thereto and to] the land out of which it is payable, or either of them, but which has not been so recorded, may complete a title thereto by recording in the appropriate Register of Sasines such heritable security, which shall be docqueted in manner prescribed in Note 7 to Schedule B to this Act, along with a notice of title in or as nearly as may be in the terms of Form No. 5 of that ScheduleF15..., in which notice of title such person shall deduce his title from the original creditor in such heritable security.

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[F164ACompletion of title: Land RegisterS

Any person having right either to land or to a heritable security may complete title by registration in the Land Register of a notice of title in or as nearly as may be in the terms of the form in schedule BA to this Act.

4BFurther provision as regards completion of titleS

(1)If it is competent to register a disposition or assignation in the Land Register, it is not competent for the disponee or assignee to complete title in the manner provided for in section 4 of this Act.

(2)In this section and in section 4A of this Act, “Land Register” means the Land Register of Scotland.]

5 Deduction of title. S

(1)In a deduction of title in terms of this Act it shall be competent to specify as a title or as a midcouple or link of title, any statute, conveyance, deed, instrument, decree or other writing whereby a right to land or to [F17any real right in] land is vested in or transmitted to any person, or in virtue of which a notarial instrument could [F18(before the day appointed by order made under section 71 of the Abolition of Feudal Tenure etc. (Scotland) Act 2000 (asp 5))] be expede, or which could be used as a midcouple or link of title in expeding such instrument, or any minute of a meeting at which any person is appointed to any place or office, if such appointment involves a right to land or to [F17a real right in] land; and any copy of or excerpt from such minute of meeting certified as correct by the Chairman of such meeting or other person duly authorised to sign such minute or to give extracts therefrom, or by any law agent or notary public shall be prima facie evidence of the terms of such minute of meeting.

(2)(a)When the holder of a heritable security . . . F19 has died, whether F20... with or without a recorded title, and whether testate or intestate, any confirmation in favour of an executor of such deceased which includes such security shall of itself be a valid title to the debt thereby secured, and shall also be a warrant for such executor dealing with such debt and also with such security in terms of the third [F21section] of this Act, and also for completing a title to such security in terms of the fourth section of this Act.

(b)For the purposes of this subsection, “confirmation” shall include any probate or letters of administration or other grant of representation to movable or personal estate of a deceased person [F22issued—

(a)by any court in England and Wales or Northern Ireland and noting his domicile in England and Wales or in Northern Ireland, as the case may be, or

(b)by any court outwith the United Kingdom and sealed in Scotland under section 2 of the M4Colonial Probates Act 1892

and] the confirmation thereby implied shall operate in favour of the person or the persons or the survivors or survivor of them to whom such probate, letters of administration or other grant of representation were granted; and “executor” shall include such person or persons; and such implied confirmation shall be deemed to include all heritable securities which belonged to the deceased . . . F19

(3)(a)It shall be competent in any warrant, interlocutor or decree of court conferring a right to land or to a heritable security, or granting authority to complete a title thereto, and also in the application upon which such warrant, interlocutor or decree proceeds, to insert a deduction of title from the person F23... holding the last recorded title, and an extract of such warrant, interlocutor or decree shall be equivalent to a disposition of land or an assignation of a heritable security granted in terms of section three of this Act and on being recorded in the appropriate Register of Sasines shall have the same force and effect as such a disposition or assignation duly recorded in such register.

(b)Section twenty-four of the M5Titles to Land Consolidation (Scotland) Act, 1868, and section forty-four of the M6Conveyancing (Scotland) Act, 1874, are hereby amended in accordance with the provisions of this subsection, and the procedure prescribed in section forty four of the said Act of 1874, as hereby amended, shall be competent irrespective of whether the trust title has or has not been duly completed and recorded, and shall be applicable to all judicial factors within the meaning of section three of the said Act of 1868, and both of such sections hereby amended shall apply to heritable securities, and such heritable security may be referred to in any warrant, interlocutor of decree, or in any application upon which the same proceeds, in the manner prescribed in the forms relative thereto referred to in section four of this Act.

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C11S. 5(1) modified by Electricity Act 1989 (c. 29, SIF 44:1),Ss 70, 112(3), Sch.10 para. 35(1)

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F246 Notice of title equivalent to notarial instrument.S

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8 Description by reference and short reference to deed bearing more than one date. S

(1)It shall be no objection to a description by reference to a particular description of land in accordance with section sixty-one of the M7Conveyancing (Scotland) Act, 1874, that the description referred to contains a description by reference of a larger piece of land of which the land particularly described forms part, and Schedule O annexed to the said Act of 1874 is hereby repealed and Schedule D to this Act is substituted therefor: The provisions of this section shall be retrospective.

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(3)In specifying any writ recorded in any Register of Sasines, it shall be competent for the better identification of such writ, to state the number of the volume or book of the register in which, and of the folio on which, the same has been recorded; but it shall be no objection to the specification of any writ that such volume or book and folio or either of them are not stated or are misstated, provided that such specification is sufficient for the identification of such writ.

(4)Where any deed, instrument, or writing bearing more than one date is [F27for any purpose] specified or referred to in any other deed, instrument, or writing, it shall be no objection to such specification or reference that only the first date is given with the addition of the words “and subsequent date” (or “dates”).

[F28(5)Note 1 to Schedule D to this Act shall apply to a reference competently made to any deed for reservations, real burdens, conditions, provisions, limitations, obligations and stipulations affecting lands and to the form of such reference given in [F29schedule 1 to the Title Conditions (Scotland) Act 2003 (asp 9)].]

F309 Amendment of law as to reference to conditions of title.S

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F3110 Warrants of registration.S

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F3111 Consolidation of superiority and property.S

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F3112 Abolition and commutation of grain, &c. feu-duties. S

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F3113 Allocation of feu-duty.S

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14 Abolition of real warrandice.S

(1)From and after the commencement of this Act, it shall not be competent to dispone lands in real warrandice of a conveyance of other lands, and such real warrandice shall not arise ex lege from any contract or agreement entered into after the commencement of this Act.

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15 Transmission of personal obligation.S

(1)The personal obligation contained in any deed or writing whereby any heritable security is constituted shall not transmit in terms of section forty-seven of the M8Conveyancing (Scotland) Act, 1874, against any person taking the estate by conveyance in the sense of that section dated after the commencement of this Act, unless such conveyance be signed by such person.

(2)After the commencement of this Act, summary diligence, in terms of the said section, shall not be competent against any obligant whose obligation is created by succession, gift or bequest, unless in cases in which there shall be an agreement to the transmission of such obligation executed by such obligant.

(3)An agreement for transmission of a personal obligation pursuant to the said section may be in terms of Form No. 2 of Schedule A to this Act, or in any other form sufficiently expressing such agreement.

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F34S. 18 repealed (1.8.1995) by 1995 c. 7, ss. 14(2), 15(2), Sch. 5 (with ss. 9(3)(5)(7), 13, 14(3))

19 Applicability of forms prescribed by Act.S

The forms prescribed by this Act for the completion of the titles to and the conveyance, assignation, discharge or restriction of rights of property F35... in land or heritable securities shall respectively be applicable to all other rights in or over land or in or over a heritable security the title to which may according to the present law and practice be competently completed by the recording of such title in the appropriate Register of Sasines.

F3620 Ratification by married woman.S

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21 Terce and courtesy.S

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F37Ss. 21, 24(4) repealed with savings by Succession (Scotland) Act 1964 (c. 41), s.34(2), Sch.3

22 Assimilation of law as regards legitim and jus relictæ, &c.S

(1)In the case of any person dying after the commencement of this Act, the rules of law which determine what estate belonging to a deceased is subject to claims for legitim shall be applicable in determining what estate belonging to the deceased is subject to the claim for jus relictæ or jus relicti: And the estates of all such persons shall be distributed on the footing that there shall no longer be any distinction between the description of estate subject to claims for legitim and the description of estate subject to claims for jus relictæ and jus relicti.

(2)All debts which if due to any person dying after the commencement of this Act would, according to the present law and practice or in terms of this section, be subject to legitim and jus relictæ or jus relicti shall, if due by the deceased or out of his or her estate, form, so far as the estate on which such debts are secured may be insufficient to meet the same, deductions from the deceased’s moveable estate before ascertaining legitim and jus relictæ or jus relicti.

F3823 Ground-annuals.S

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24 Registered leases. Assimilation of forms. S

All enabling powers and rights which, by this Act, are conferred upon or implied in favour of a person in right of land or of a security over landF39... shall, so far as applicable, be held as conferred upon a person who has right to a lease, or to a security over a lease respectively; and the forms prescribed by this Act may be used in connection with the constitution, transmission, restriction and discharge of securities over leases, and the completion of titles to leases and to securities over the same, and to sales thereof under such securitiesF39... and the clauses held as implied in any of the forms prescribed by this Act shall, so far as applicable be held as implied when such forms are used in connection with leases and securities over the same: Provided that in applying this Act and relative schedules to leases and securities over the same the following modifications and such other verbal modifications as may be necessary shall be given effect to:—

(1)For “lands,” “lands and others” or “subjects” there shall be substituted “lease,” for “conveyance” or “disposition” there shall be substituted “assignation” . . . F40, for “bond and disposition in security” there shall be substituted “bond and assignation in security,” for “assignation of a bond and disposition in security” there shall be substituted “translation of a bond and assignation in security,” for “dispone” or “convey” there shall be substituted “assign,” for “proprietor” there shall be substituted “lessee,” [F41and] for “disponee” there shall be substituted “assignee,” F42...:

(2)In an assignation of a lease, or in a bond and assignation in security of a lease, or in a notice of title relating to a lease, there may be substituted for a description of the land a reference to such lease in or as nearly as may be in the terms of Schedule J to this Act:

(3)In the event of the lease, to which a title is being completed by notice of title under this Act, not having been recorded in the appropriate Register of Sasines, it shall be recorded therein along with such notice of title in which the lease shall be referred to in manner prescribed in Note 5 to Schedule J to this Act, and such lease, before being so recorded, shall be docqueted in manner prescribed in Note 7 to Schedule B to this Act, and, on the same being so recorded, it shall have the same force and effect as a recorded title under the M9Registration of Leases (Scotland) Act, 1857, and Acts amending the same:

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(5)A renunciation of a lease in terms of Schedule G to the Registration of Leases (Scotland) Act, 1857, may competently be granted by a person not holding a recorded title to such lease, provided that he shall therein deduce his title from the person holding the last recorded title in manner prescribed in Note 4 to Schedule J to this Act, and on such renunciation being recorded in the appropriate Register of Sasines such lease shall be as effectually renounced as if the title of the granter of such renunciation had been completed as at the date of such recording F44..., and section thirteen of the said Act of 1857, and Schedule G annexed to that Act, are hereby amended accordingly:

(6)Section twenty-four of the M10Titles to Land Consolidation (Scotland) Act, 1868, and section forty-four of the M11Conveyancing (Scotland) Act, 1874, as amended by section five of this Act, shall apply to a lease and to a security over a lease, and in the warrant, interlocutor or decree of Court conferring a right to such lease or security over the same or granting authority to complete title thereto, and also in the application upon which such warrant, interlocutor or decree proceeds, such lease may be referred to in or as nearly as may be in the terms of Schedule J hereto:

(7)An adjudger or purchaser of a lease, or an adjudger or assignee of a security over a lease, may complete his title thereto by recording in the appropriate Register of Sasines an extract of the decree of adjudication or of sale (as the case may be) or may use such extract decree as an assignation or one of a series of assignations of an unrecorded lease or of an unrecorded security over a lease, and section ten of the M12Registration of Leases (Scotland) Act, 1857, is hereby amended accordingly.

F4525 Form of bond and disposition in security. S

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F4626 Heritable creditors’ remedies for recovery of feu-duties and ground-annuals.S

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27 Restriction of agent’s lien.S

From and after the commencement of this Act it shall be incompetent for any law agent or notary public acting for the proprietor or creditors or others, whose rights in or over land conveyed in security are postponed to those of the creditor in such heritable security, to acquire over the writs and evidents as against such creditor any right of hypothec, lien or retention after the date of recording such heritable security.

F4728 Assignation of bond and disposition in security. S

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F4729 Discharge of bond and disposition in security. S

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F4730 Restriction of bond and disposition in security. S

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F4731 Description of lands and deduction of title unnecessary in certain deeds relating to heritable securities. S

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F4732 Redemption of bond and disposition in security. Notice and procedure and evidence of service. S

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F4733 Notice calling up bond and disposition in security. S

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F4734 Service of notice. U.K.

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F4735 Power to dispense with or shorten induciæ.S

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F4736 Advertisement.S

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F4737 Contents of advertisement.S

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F4738 Periods during which, and newspapers in which, advertisement required.S

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F4739 Where exposure to sale to take place. S

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40 Exposure in lots and apportionment of feu-duty.S

[F48(1)[F49Land, or any part thereof, sold in exercise of a power of sale under a bond and disposition in security] may be exposed to, or offered for, sale either in whole or in lots, and in the former case at such upset price or prices as the creditor may think proper, and in the latter case at the best price that can be reasonably obtained] subject to such proportion of any existing F50... valued rent or land tax, as the creditor may think proper, and, without prejudice to the rights of any third party, the creditor may, in selling the land in lots, provide that the proprietor for the time being of any lot shall be obliged to relieve the proprietor or proprietors of another lot or lots of the whole or such part of an existing F50... land tax, as the creditor may think proper, and for that purpose the creditor may create such obligation a real burden on such lot.

[F51(2)Where there is a sale as aforesaid in lots, the creditor shall have power to create such rights and impose such duties and conditions [F52(whether or not by creating a real burden)] as he considers may be reasonably required for the proper management, maintenance and use of any part of the land to be held in common by the owners for the time being of the lots.

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41 Purchasers protected.S

(1)All proceedings [F54relating to the redemption or calling up of, or a sale under, a bond and disposition in security] shall be valid and effectual notwithstanding that any person to whom premonition or notice requires to be given in terms of this Act may be [F55subject to any legal disability by reason of nonage or otherwise], and any sale and disposition in implement thereof shall be as valid to the purchaser as if made by the proprietor of the land not being under disability, and any such disposition shall import an assignation to the purchaser of the warrandice contained or implied in the bond and disposition in security under which the land is sold, and also an obligation by the granter of the security to ratify, approve and confirm the sale and disposition.

[F56(2)Where a disposition of land is duly recorded in the appropriate Register of Sasines and that disposition bears to be granted in the exercise of a power of sale contained in a deed granting a bond and disposition in security, and the exercise of that power wasex facieregular, the title of abona fidepurchaser of the land for value shall not be challengeable on the ground that the debt had ceased to exist, unless that fact appeared in the said Register, or was known to the purchaser prior to the payment of the price, or on the ground of any irregularity relating to the sale or in any preliminary procedure thereto; but nothing in the provisions of this subsection shall affect the competency of any claim for damages in respect of the sale of the land against the person exercising the said power.]

F5742 Mode of disburdening land sold under power of sale in heritable security. S

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F5843 Act to apply to all heritable securities.S

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44 General Register of Inhibitions and Register of Adjudications to be combined; limitation of effect of entries therein.S

(1)The General Register of Inhibitions and Interdictions and the Register of Adjudications shall be combined, and the Keeper thereof shall keep only one register for inhibitions, interdictions, adjudications, reductions, and notices of litigiosity, and such register shall be called the Register of Inhibitions and Adjudications; and a reference in any public, general or local Act to the General Register of Inhibitions or the Register of Adjudications shall be deemed to mean and include such Register of Inhibitions and Adjudications.

(2)(a)No action whether raised before or after the commencement of this Act relating to land or to a lease or to a heritable security, shall be deemed to have had or shall have the effect of making such land, lease or heritable security litigious, unless and until [F59

(i)]a notice relative to such action in or as nearly as may be in the form of Schedule RR annexed to the M13Titles to Land Consolidation (Scotland) Act, 1868, shall have been or shall be registered in the Register of Inhibitions and Adjudications in the manner provided by section one hundred and fifty-nine of that Act [F59; or

(ii)a notice of an application under section 8 of the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1985 has been registered in the said register.]

(b)No decree in any action of adjudication of land or of a lease or of a heritable security, whether pronounced before or after the commencement of this Act, and no abbreviate of any such decree shall be deemed to have had or to have any effect in making such land, lease or heritable security litigious.

[F60(2A)A notice registered under subsection (2)(a)(i) of this section on or after the date on which section 67 of the Land Registration etc. (Scotland) Act 2012 (asp 5) (warrant to place a caveat) comes into force shall not have any effect in rendering—

(a)any land or lease for which there is a title sheet in the Land Register of Scotland, or

(b)any heritable security the particulars of which are entered in a title sheet in that register,

litigious or in placing in bad faith any person acquiring such land, lease or heritable security.]

(3)(a)All inhibitions and all notices of litigiosity registered in terms of section one hundred and fifty-nine of the Titles to Land Consolidation (Scotland) Act, 1868, subsisting at the commencement of this Act shall prescribe and be of no effect on the lapse of five years after such commencement or at such earlier date as they would prescribe according to the present law and practice; and all F61... [F62, notices of litigiosity and notices of applications under section 8 of the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1985] which relate to land or to a lease or to a heritable security and which shall be first registered after the commencement of this Act, shall prescribe and be of no effect on the lapse of five years from the date on which the same shall respectively take effect: Provided that in no case shall litigiosity be pleadable or be founded on to any effect after the expiry of six months from and after final decree is pronounced in the action creating such litigiosity.

[F63(aa)all inhibitions shall cease to have effect on the lapse of five years from the date on which they take effect.]

(b)From and after the commencement of this Act interdiction, whether judical or voluntary, shall be incompetent, and any interdiction which is legally operative at such commencement shall remain legally operative for not longer than the period of five years thereafter.

(4)(a),(b). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F64

(c)No deed, decree, instrument or writing granted or expede by a person whose estates have been sequestrated under the M14Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act, 1856, or the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act. 1913 [F65or the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 1985] [F66or the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 2016], or the heirs, executors, successors or assignees of such person relative to any land or lease or heritable security belonging to such person at the date of such sequestration or subsequently acquired by him shall be challengeable or denied effect on the ground of such sequestration if such deed, decree, instrument or writing shall have been granted or expede, or shall come into operation at a date when the effect of recording [F67(a)] the abbreviate provided for under section forty-four of the said Act of 1913, as amended by this Act, shall have expired in terms of the said section as amended as aforesaid [F67; or (b) under subsection (1)(a) of section 14 of the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 1985 [F68or (1)(a) of section 26 of the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 2016] the certified copy of an order shall have expired by virtue of subsection (3) of [F69the said section 14 or (4) of the said section 26]], unless the trustee in such sequestration shall before the recording of such deed, decree, instrument or writing in the appropriate Register of Sasines have completed his title to such land, lease or heritable security by recording the same in such register [F70or have recorded a memorandum in such register [F71in the form provided by Schedule O to this Act]] Provided always, in the case of sequestrations awarded under the M15Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act, 1856, that the provisions of this section shall not apply to any deed, decree, instrument or writing dated within five years after the commencement of this Act.

(5)The provisions of this section shall not affect the ranking of adjudgers inter se, or any real right obtained in virtue of a decree of adjudication, or in virtue of a decree pronounced in an action creating litigiosity, or by a trustee in bankruptcy, if such right has been completed by the recording in the appropriate Register of Sasines of any deed, decree, abbreviate, or instrument necessary to effect the completion of such right.

(6)Section one hundred and fifty-nine of the M16Titles to Land Consolidation (Scotland) Act, 1868, and sections sixteen and seventeen of the M17Land Registers (Scotland) Act, 1868, . . . F72, are hereby amended in accordance with this section, and section forty-two of the M18Conveyancing (Scotland) Act, 1874, and Schedule J thereto annexed, are hereby repealed.

Textual Amendments

F61Word in s. 44(3)(a) repealed (22.4.2009) by Bankruptcy and Diligence etc. (Scotland) Act 2007 (asp 3), ss. 156(a), 227(3) (with s. 223); S.S.I. 2009/67, art. 3(1)(a) (with arts. 4-6) (as amended (31.1.2011) by S.S.I. 2011/31, art. 5(b))

F63S. 44(3)(aa) inserted (22.4.2009) by Bankruptcy and Diligence etc. (Scotland) Act 2007 (asp 3), ss. 156(b), 227(3) (with s. 223); S.S.I. 2009/67, art. 3(1)(a) (with arts. 4-6) (as amended (31.1.2011) by S.S.I. 2011/31, art. 5(b))

Marginal Citations

45 Provision for termination of perpetual trusts of moveables.S

In any case where the provisions of section nine of the M19Trusts (Scotland) Act, 1921, would apply to any deed, and to the right of any party thereunder if such deed had been dated after the thirty-first day of July, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight, the provisions of the said section shall, from and after the passing of this Act, apply to such deed and to the right of any party thereunder notwithstanding that the same be dated on or prior to the said thirty-first day of July, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight:

Provided that, in the application of the said provisions to the deeds to which this section refers and to the right of any party thereunder, the date of such deeds shall be deemed to be the date of the passing of this Act.

Marginal Citations

46 Extract decree of reduction to be recorded. S

[F73(1)]In the case of the reduction of a deed, decree or instrument recorded in the Register of Sasines or forming a midcouple or link of title in a title recorded in the said register there shall be recorded in the said register either an extract of the decree of reduction of such deed, decree or instrument, or a title in which such extract decree forms a midcouple or link of title, and such decree of reduction shall not be pleadable against a third party who shall in bona fide onerously acquire right to the land, lease or heritable security contained in the deed, decree, or instrument reduced by such decree of reduction prior to an extract of such decree of reduction, or a title, in which it forms a midcouple or link of title, being recorded in the Register of Sasines.

[F74(2)[F75Subsection (1)] shall apply to the rectification of a document by an order under section 8 of the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1985 as it applies to the reduction of a deed but with the substitution of any reference to the decree of reduction of the deed with a reference to the order rectifying the document.]

[F76(3)Where—

(a)an arbitral award orders the reduction of a deed or other document recorded in the Register of Sasines (or forming a midcouple or link of title in a title recorded in that Register), and

(b)the court orders that the award may be enforced in accordance with section 12 of the Arbitration (Scotland) Act 2010 (asp 1),

subsection (1) applies to the arbitral award as it applies to a decree of reduction of a deed recorded in the Register of Sasines.]

Textual Amendments

F75Words in s. 46(2) substituted (7.6.2010 for specified purposes) by Arbitration (Scotland) Act 2010 (asp 1), ss. 27(a), 35(2) (with ss. 30, 34, 36); S.S.I. 2010/195, art. 2 (with art. 3)

F76S. 46(3) inserted (7.6.2010 for specified purposes) by Arbitration (Scotland) Act 2010 (asp 1), ss. 27(b), 35(2) (with ss. 30, 34, 36); S.S.I. 2010/195, art. 2 (with art. 3)

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

[F7746AFurther provision as regards decree of reductionS

(1)Where a deed mentioned in subsection (2) is reduced, the decree of reduction—

(a)may be registered in the Land Register of Scotland, and

(b)does not have real effect until so registered.

(2)The deed is one which—

(a)is voidable, and

(b)relates to a plot of land or lease registered in the Land Register of Scotland.

(3)Subsection (1) applies to an arbitral award which—

(a)orders the reduction of a deed mentioned in subsection (2), and

(b)may be enforced in accordance with section 12 of the Arbitration (Scotland) Act 2010 (asp 1),

as it applies to a decree of reduction.]

47 Re-recording of deeds relative to leasehold subjects.S

Where in terms of the M20Registration of Leases (Scotland) Act, 1857, or of section twenty-four of this Act, any deed or extract shall have been recorded in the appropriate Register of Sasines, and where in terms of that Act or of the said section any such deed or extract shall fall to be recorded again, or where any extract from a competent register of any deed the principal of which has already been recorded in the appropriate Register of Sasines falls to be so recorded, it shall not be necessary for the keeper of the Register of Sasines in which such deed or extract falls to be recorded, or in which such extract of any recorded deed falls to be recorded, to engross such deed or extract in the register at length, but the keeper of such Register of Sasines may in place of such engrossment enter in the register a short memorandum specifying the deed or extract and the book and folio in which the same is already engrossed, and in the case of an extract of a deed the principal of which has already been recorded in the appropriate Register of Sasines the book and folio in which the principal is already engrossed, and such memorandum shall have the same effect as if the deed or extract were engrossed in the register at length in place of such memorandum.

Marginal Citations

48 Duplicate plans may be retained with Register.S

Where any writ which refers to a plan signed as relative thereto is presented or transmitted by post for registration in the General Register of Sasines it shall be competent to ingive to the said register along therewith a duplicate of such plan, docqueted with reference to the said writ and authenticated in the same manner as the principal plan, and such duplicate plan shall be retained in the said register. The ingiving of such duplicate plan shall be noted in the register, and acknowledgment of the receipt thereof shall be marked by the keeper of the register on the plan signed as relative to the writ.

Along with each register volume transmitted to the Keeper of the Records for custody there shall be sent the duplicate plans, if any, relative to any of the writs engrossed in such volume.

Such duplicate plans when transmitted to the Keeper of the Records shall remain in his custody, subject to the same rights on the part of the public to have access thereto as apply to the Record Volumes.

49 Saving clause.S

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(2)Nothing in this Act contained shall affect the preparation of the printed minutes and printed indexes of persons and places applicable to each county in Scotland, and the Keeper of the General Register of Sasines shall supply as full information in the printed minute books as hitherto according to the existing law and practice.

[F7949APower of the Scottish Ministers to prescribe formsS

(1)The Scottish Ministers may, by order, modify any schedule to this Act.

(2)Such an order may, in particular, substitute for any form, notice, clause, warrant or other deed for the time being set out in such a schedule another such form, notice, clause, warrant or other deed.

(3)An order under this section is subject to the affirmative procedure.]

SCHEDULES

SCHEDULE AS

Form No. 1S[F80CLAUSE OF DEDUCTION OF TITLE IN A DISPOSITION OF LAND WHERE THE GRANTER DOES NOT HAVE A RECORDED TITLE]

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[To be inserted immediately after the clause specifying the date or term of entry or after the dispositive clause where no date or term of entry is specified.]

Which lands and others (orsubjects) were last vested [orare part of the lands and others (orsubjects) last vested] inA.B.,(designation of person [F81having last recorded title]), whose title thereto is recorded in (specify Register of Sasines and date of recording, or if the last [F81recorded title] has already been mentioned say in the said A.B. as aforesaid), and from whom I acquired right by (here specify shortly the writ or series of writs by which right was so acquired).

Textual Amendments

Note to Form No. 1 of Schedule AS

If any conditions, reservations, provisions, obligations, servitudes or other burdens which effect the land or any part thereof or qualify the granter’s right thereto be contained in or imposed by the writ or any of the writs by which the granter acquired right and are proper to be inserted, insert the same at length in the dispositive clause, and if they affect only part of the land specify the part or parts of the land affected thereby, and in case of money burdens specify the amounts thereof and the name and designation or designative description of the creditor therein, all as in the writ containing or imposing such money burdens, and in all cases specify the writ or writs containing or imposing such conditions and others.

Form No. 2S Clause transmitting Personal Obligation in a Heritable Security in a Disposition of Land

I, A.B. (designation), in consideration of (specify any part of price paid in money) and in consideration also of C.D. (designation) undertaking as by his signature hereto he undertakes the personal obligation contained in a bond and disposition in security for the sum of (insert amount) granted by me [or by E.F. (original debtor)] in favour of G.H. (original creditor), dated (insert date), and recorded in (specify Register of Sasines and date of recording) do hereby dispone, &c.

Section 15.

SCHEDULE BS [F82Forms of notice of title: Register of Sasines]

Form No. 1S On behalf of a Person who has Right to Land by a Title which has not been recorded in the appropriate Register of Sasines and which is not to be recorded along with the Notice of Title.

Be it known thatA.B. (designation) has right as proprietor (orlife-renterorproprietor in trustor otherwise, as the case may be) to all and whole [here describe the land or refer to description thereof as in Schedule D. to this Act or as in Schedule G. to the M21Titles to Land Consolidation (Scotland) Act,1868;and if F83... any conditions, reservations, provisions, obligations servitudes, or other burdens which affect the land or any part thereof F83... or qualify A.B.’s right thereto be contained in or imposed by the writ or any of the writs by which A.B. acquired right and are proper to be inserted, here insert the same at length, and if they affect only part of the land specify the part or parts of the land affected thereby, and in case of money burdens specify the amount thereof and the name and designation or designative description of the creditor therein all as in the writ containing or imposing such money burdens, and in all cases specify the writ or writs containing or imposing such conditions and others]; Which lands and others (orsubjects) were last vested [orare part of the lands and others (orsubjects) last vested] inC.D. (design person [F84having last recorded title]), whose title thereto was recorded in (specify Register of Sasines and date of recording, or if the last [F84recorded title] has already been mentioned sayin the saidC.D. as aforesaid), and from whom the saidA.B. acquired right by (here specify shortly the writ or series of writs by which he acquired right); Which last recorded title and subsequent writ (orwrits) have been presented to me,Y.Z. (designation), Notary Public, (orLaw Agent).

Textual Amendments

F83Words in Sch. B Form No. 1 repealed (28.11.2004) by Title Conditions (Scotland) Act 2003 (asp 9), ss. 122(1), 129(2), sch. 15 (with ss. 119, 121) (see S.S.I. 2003/456, art. 2)

Marginal Citations

[F85Testing clause+]

Textual Amendments

F85Words in Sch. B Form No. 1 substituted (1.8.1995) by 1995 c. 7, ss. 14(1), 15(2), Sch. 4 para. 31(a) (with ss. 9(3)(5)(7), 13, 14(3))

Y.Z.

Form No. 2S On behalf of a Person who has Right to Land conveyed by an Unrecorded Special Conveyance which is to be recorded along with the Notice of Title.

Be it known that A.B. (designation) has right as proprietor (or life-renter or proprietor in trust or otherwise, as the case may be) to all and whole the lands and others (or subjects) disponed by (or contained in) the disposition (or feu charter or other special conveyance) granted by C.D. (designation) in favour of E.F. (designation) dated (insert date), and recorded in (specify Register of Sasines) of even date herewith [if any conditions, reservations, provisions, obligations, servitudes or other burdens affecting the land or any part thereof or qualifying A.B.’s right thereto be contained in or imposed by the writ or any of the writs by which A.B. acquired right other than such special conveyance and are proper to be inserted, here insert the same at length, and if they affect only part of the land specify the part or parts of the land affected thereby, and in case of money burdens specify the amount thereof and the name and designation or designative description of the creditor therein, all as in the writ containing or imposing such money burdens, and in all cases specify the writ or writs containing or imposing such conditions and others]; To which lands and others (orsubjects) the said A.B. acquired right by the foresaid disposition (or as the case may be) and by (here specify shortly the subsequent writ or series of writs by which he acquired right); Which disposition and subsequent writ (or writs) have been presented to me (as in Form No. 1 of this Schedule).

[F86Testing clause+]

Textual Amendments

F86Words in Sch. B Form No. 2 substituted (1.8.1995) by 1995 c. 7, ss. 14(1), 15(2), Sch. 4 para. 31(a) (with ss. 9(3)(5)(7), 13, 14(3))

Form No. 3S On behalf of a Person who has Right to a recorded Heritable Security by a Title which has not been recorded in the appropriate Register of Sasines and which is not to be recorded along with the Notice of Title.

Be it known thatA.B. (designation) has right (adding if such be the caseto the extent aftermentioned) to a bond and disposition in security (or as the case may be) for the sum of (insert amount) granted byC.D. (design original debtor) in favour ofE.F. (design original creditor), dated (insert date) and recorded in [specify Register of Sasines and date of recording; adding, if necessary, but only to the extent of (insert sum) of principal]; Which bond and disposition in security was last vested in the saidE.F. as aforesaid [or if E.F. is not the person F87... holding the last recorded title thereto, sayWhich bond and disposition in security (adding if necessary, to the extent foresaidor as the case may be) was last vested inG.H. (design person holding the last recorded title thereto), whose title thereto was recorded in said Register of Sasines (or as the case may be, and give date of recording)], and from whom the saidA.B. acquired right (adding, if necessary, to the extent foresaid,or as the case may be), by (here specify shortly the writ or series of writs by which he acquired right); Which last recorded title and subsequent writorwrits) have been presented to me (as in Form No. 1 of this Schedule).

Textual Amendments

[F88Testing clause+]

Textual Amendments

F88Words in Sch. B Form No. 3 substituted (1.8.1995) by 1995 c. 7, ss. 14(1), 15(2), Sch. 4 para. 31(a) (with ss. 9(3)(5)(7), 13, 14(3))

Form No. 4SF89...

Marginal Citations

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Form No. 5S On behalf of a Person who has Right to an unrecorded Heritable Security which is to be recorded along with the Notice of Title.

Be it known that A.B. (designation) has right (adding if such be the caseto the extent aftermentioned) to a bond and disposition in security (or as the case may be) for the sum of (insert amount) granted by C.D. (designation) in favour of E.F. (designation) dated (insert date), and recorded in (specify Register of Sasines) of even date herewith [adding if necessarybut only to the extent of (insert sum) of principal]; To which bond and disposition in security (adding if necessary to the extent foresaid or as the case may be) the said A.B. acquired right by (here specify shortly the writ or series of writs by which he acquired right); Which bond and disposition in Security (or as the case may be) and subsequent writ (or writs) have been presented to me (as in Form No. 1 of this Schedule).

[F90Testing clause+]

Textual Amendments

F90Words in Sch. B Form No. 5 substituted (1.8.1995) by 1995 c. 7, ss. 14(1), 15(2), Sch. 4 para. 31(a) (with ss. 9(3)(5)(7), 13, 14(3))

Form No. 6SF89...

Notes to Schedule BS

Note 1.—Where the description in the last [F91recorded title] is a particular description, the description in Form No. 1 of this Schedule should be by reference thereto, unless there is reason to the contrary.

Textual Amendments

Note 2.—In adapting Form No. 2 of this Schedule to the case of a person who has right to only a part of the land contained in a unrecorded conveyance, deed, or decree there shall be inserted immediately before the words “all and whole” a description of such part of the land, and the form may then proceedwhich lands and others(orsubjects)are part of.

Note 3.—If the original [F92title to] a bond and disposition in security or other heritable security [F92has been completed] otherwise than by recording the same in the appropriate Register of Sasines add immediately after the mention of the date thereofand instrument of sasine(ornotarial instrument, or if such be the caseand along with notice of title)thereon(adding if such instrument or notice is not in favour of the original creditor the name and designation of the person in whose favour it is conceived)recorded in(specify Register of Sasines and date of recording).

Textual Amendments

Note 4.—In adapting Forms Nos. 3 and 5 of this Schedule to real burdens for capital sums, there shall be substituted for the specification of the bond and disposition in security the following:A real burden for the sum of(insert amount)payable to E.F. (designation)in terms of(specify the disposition or other deed under which the real burden was reserved or constituted, giving the names and designations of the granter and grantee, or of the parties thereto),dated(insert date)and recorded in(specify Register of Sasines and date of recording); and in specifying the writs by whichA.B. acquired right to such real burden there shall in Form No. 5 be mentioned as the first of such writsthe said disposition(or other deed as above), and the same shall along with the other writ or writs be presented to the Agent expeding the notice of title.

Note 5. . . . F93

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Note 6.—Where in place of the principal titles or writs on which any notice of title bears to proceed there are presented to the agent expeding such notice extracts or office copies thereof, the statement in the notice as to the presentation of such titles or writs may be varied accordingly; but it shall be no objection to any notice of title that it states that the principal titles or writs were so presented although there were presented only extracts of office copies of such titles or writs.

Note 7.—Where a deed, decree or heritable security is to be recorded along with a notice of title it should be docqueted as follows:—Docqueted with reference to notice of title in favour ofA.B.recorded of even date herewith.

[F94+Note 8— [F95In the case of a traditional document, subscription of it] by the notary public (or law agent) on behalf of the granter of it will be sufficient for the document to be formally valid, but witnessing of it may be necessary or desirable for other purposes (see the Requirements of Writing (Scotland) Act 1995[F96, which also makes provision as regards the authentication of an electronic document ]).]

Y.Z. (designation),

Agent.

[F97SCHEDULE BASForm of notice of title: Land Register]

F98F98SCHEDULE CS

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Sections 4(2), (4), 24(3).

SCHEDULE DS Clause of Reference to a Description of Land contained in a prior Conveyance, Deed, or Instrument

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

All and whole the lands and others (or subjects) in the county of (or in the burgh of and county of as the case may be) described in (refer to the conveyance, deed, or instrument in such terms as shall be sufficient to identify it, and specify the Register of Sasines in which it is recorded and date of recording, or where the conveyance, deed, or instrument referred to is recorded on the same date as the conveyance, deed, or instrument containing the reference substitute for the date of recording the wordsof even date with the recording of these presents):—

Notes to Schedule DS

Note 1.—In referring to a Deed containing a particular description [F99or to a Deed containing reservations, real burdens, conditions, provisions, limitations, obligations and stipulations affecting lands] it shall be sufficient to give the names of the granter and grantee or of the parties thereto without adding their designations, and when there are several granters or grantees or several parties acting in the same category it shall be sufficient to give the name of the first mentioned person only with the addition of the words and others;and where the granter or granters or grantee or grantees, or the parties or one of the parties thereto acts or act in a fiduciary capacity it shall be sufficient to state such capacity without giving their individual name or names, e.g.:

(a) Feu Charter granted by A.B. in favour of C.D., dated (insert date) and recorded in (specify Register of Sasines and give date of recording).

(b) Disposition granted by C.D. and others in favour of E.F. and others, dated, &c. (as above)

(c) Notarial Instrument (or Notice of title) in favour of the Trustee (or Trustees) of G.H. (or the Judicial Factor of J.K. or the Trustee on the Sequestrated Estates of L.M. or the Liquidator of the N.O. Company Limited, oras the case may be) recorded in (specify Register of Sasines and date of recording).

Note 2.—Where it is desired to insert a short description of the land or subjects, this may be done as follows:—All and whole that dwelling-house, number ten, Rosebery Crescent, Edinburgh,(or the east most half-flat on the second storey of the tenement entering from number fifteen, Lothian Street, Edinburgh,or otherwise, as the case may be) in the county of Edinburgh, described in, &c. (as above).

Note 3.—If part only of the land or subjects described in a former recorded conveyance, deed, instrument, or notice of title is being conveyed or otherwise dealt with for the first time as a separate subject, such part should be described at length, adding being part of the lands and others (or subjects) in the county of or in the burgh of and county of described in, &c. (as above); or thus: All and Whole the lands and others (or subjects) in the county of or in the burgh of and county of described in, &c. (as above), with the exception of (describe the part excepted).

Note 4.—If several lands or subjects are described in the conveyance, deed, or instrument referred to, and it is intended to specify one or more of them, these may be distinguished from the others thus: All and Whole the lands and others (or subjects) first (or second and third) described in, &c. (as above, or otherwise, as the case may be).

F100SCHEDULE ES

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F101SCHEDULE FS

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F102SCHEDULE GS

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F103SCHEDULE HS

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F104SCHEDULE IS

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F104Sch. I repealed (1.8.1995) by 1995 c. 7, ss. 14(2), 15(2), Sch. 5 (with ss. 9(3)(5)(7), 13, 14(3))

Section 18.

SCHEDULE JS Registrable Leases

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

A lease (or tack) granted by E.F. (designation) in my favour [or in favour of G.H. (designation) or as the case may be] of the subjects therein described lying in the county of (or burgh of and county of ) dated (insert date) and recorded in (specify Register of Sasines and date of recording).

Notes to Schedule JS

Note 1.—If the recording of a lease in the appropriate Register of Sasines has been effected by a successor of the original lessee, add immediately after the mention of the date thereof and along with notarial instrument (or notice of title) thereon in favour of (giving the name and designation of the person in whose favour it is conceived) recorded in (specify Register of Sasines and date of recording).

Note 2.—Where any deed authorised by this Act relates to part only of the subjects contained in a lease add but in so far only as regards the following portion of the subjects leased, viz. (here describe the portion or refer to description thereof as in Schedule D hereto).

Note 3.—Where the granter of an assignation of a recorded lease or of a bond and assignation in security of a recorded lease is not the original lessee but has a recorded title [F105no specification of the granter’s title is required.]

Note 4.—In an assignation or renunciation of a recorded lease the title of the granter of which assignation or renunciation is not recorded, and in a notice of title to a recorded lease, insert which lease (adding if necessary to the extent foresaid or as the case may be) was last vested in the said G.H. as aforesaid [or if G.H. is not the person having such title say in J.K. (design person having such title) whose title thereto is recorded in said Register of Sasines (or as the case may be, and give date of recording)], and from whom I (in the case of an assignation or renunciation) or the said A.B. (in the case of a notice of title) acquired right by (here specify shortly the writ or series of writs by which right was so acquired by the person granting the assignation or renunciation, or expeding the notice of title.)

Note 5.—Where a title to an unrecorded lease is being completed by notice of title under this Act the lease shall be referred to in manner above prescribed except that the Register of Sasines shall be specified, and for the date of recording of the lease there shall be substituted the words of even date herewith.

F106SCHEDULE KS

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F107SCHEDULE LS

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F108SCHEDULE MS

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F109SCHEDULE NS

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[F110SCHEDULE O]S Form of Memorandum to be recorded in the Register of Sasines

Memorandum with regard to the subjects after described:

With reference to the subjects (describe particularly or by reference) T. the trustee in the sequestration of B. has obtained a vesting order under section 98 of the M23Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 1913 dated (insert date of order).

Marginal Citations

The memorandum should be signed by the trustee or his law agent, dated, and recorded F111... in the appropriate division or divisions of the Register of Sasines.

Textual Amendments

F111Words in Sch. O repealed (28.11.2004) by Title Conditions (Scotland) Act 2003 (asp 9), ss. 122(1), 129(2), sch. 15 (with ss. 119, 121) (see S.S.I. 2003/456, art. 2)

The form may be adapted in the case of a lease thus:—

Memorandum with regard to the lease after-mentioned:

With reference to the lease granted by C in favour of D of the subjects therein described lying in the county of K, dated (insert date), and recorded in [specify Register of Sasines and date of recording], T. the trustee &c.

and in the case of a heritable security thus:—

Memorandum with regard to the bond and disposition in security after-mentioned:

With reference to the bond and disposition in security for the sum of (insert sum) granted by E in favour of F dated (insert date) and recorded in (specify Register of Sasines and date of recording), T. the trustee &c.

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