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Registration of Leases (Scotland) Act 1857

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1. Long Leases, and assignations thereof, registrable in Land Register of Scotland or Register of Sasines in Register of Sasines.

  3. 2. Registered and recorded leases effectual against singular successors in the lands let.

  4. 3. Assignations of registered or recorded leases.

  5. 4. Assignations in security.

  6. 5. Where Party presenting for Registration not original Lessee or Assignee.

  7. 6. Translation of assignations in security. Creditor’s entry to possession in default of payment.

  8. 7.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  9. 8. Heir or disponee may complete title by recording notarial instrument.

  10. 9. Where Assignee has died without recording Assignation, Mode of making up Title.

  11. 10. Adjudgers to complete right by recording abbreviate.

  12. 11. Trustees on sequestrated estate may be entered on register.

  13. 12. Preferences regulated by date of registering or recording transfer.

  14. 13. Renunciations and discharges to be registered or recorded.

  15. 14. Entry of Decree of Reduction.

  16. 15. Mode of registering. Extracts to make faith as writs registered.

  17. 16. Registration equivalent to possession.

  18. 17. Leases, with obligation to renew, registerable.

  19. 18.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  20. 19. Extracts registerable where leases recorded in Court of Session or Sheriff Court Books prior to Act.

  21. 20. Clauses in Schedules to be held to import and to have effect as declared by 10 & 11 Vict. c. 50.

  22. 20A.Certain transactions or events registrable in the Land Register of Scotland

  23. 20B.Effect of registration in the Land Register of Scotland

  24. 20C.Disapplication of Leases Act 1449

  25. 20D.Long fishing leases

  26. 20E.The expression “the register”

  27. 21.This Act may be cited for all purposes as “The...


    1. SCHEDULE (ZA.)

      Form of Assignation of Lease Registered in the Land Register of Scotland

    2. SCHEDULE (A)

      Form of Assignation of Lease recorded in Register of Sasines

      1. I, A.B., [designation] in consideration of the sum of now...

      2. [Testing clause.+]

      3. +Note— In the case of a traditional document, subscription of...

    3. SCHEDULE (B)

      Form of Bond and Assignation in Security

      1. ...

      2. ...

    4. SCHEDULE (C)

      Forms of Notarial Instruments in favour of a Party not the original Grantee.

      1. ...

      2. ...

    5. SCHEDULE (D)

      Form of Translation of Assignation in Security

      1. ...

    6. SCHEDULE (E). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    7. SCHEDULE (F)

      Form of Notarial Instrument in Favour of Heir in recorded Lease or Assignation in Security, or of Trustee on Sequestrated Estate.

      1. ...

      2. ....

    8. SCHEDULE (ZG.)

      Renunciation of Lease Registered in the Land Register of Scotland

    9. SCHEDULE (G)

      Renunciation of lease recorded in the Register of Sasines

      1. I, A.B. [designation,] renounce as from the term of in...

      2. [Testing Clause. +]

      3. +Note— In the case of a traditional document, subscription of...

    10. SCHEDULE (H)

      Form of Discharge of Bond and Assignation in Security

      1. I, A.B., [designation,] in consideration of the sum of now...

      2. [Testing Clause.+]

      3. +Note— In the case of a traditional document, subscription of...

      4. * Note.—If granter not original creditor name and design original...

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