| Commentary

1.6 Delivery of deeds

| Commentary

1.6 Delivery of deeds

In practice, deeds are either stated to be delivered upon signature, or the parties or their solicitors will agree a different date for delivery1. In the latter case, this will usually be evidenced by their agreeing to date the document and write in the date in manuscript. Sometimes, deeds are delivered in escrow, that is delivered subject to some condition, whether express or implied, that must first be fulfilled before the deed is to take full effect. A typical condition in the case of a deed giving effect to a contract for sale might be the

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