Commentary

22 Registration of commonhold: preparatory steps

COMMONHOLD vol 8(1)
| Commentary

22 Registration of commonhold: preparatory steps

| Commentary

22 Registration of commonhold: preparatory steps

Before the application to register land as commonhold can be made to the Land Registry, a number of documents have to be prepared and a number of issues dealt with. These may be summarised as follows1:

  1. 22.1

        The extent of the land to be registered as commonhold must be determined: A commonhold may comprise pieces of land which are not contiguous2. Problems may arise where the commonhold is to comprise only some of the floors in a building. A commonhold must comprise a series of adjacent floors from the ground up, without any intervening floors that do not form part of the commonhold. The Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002 does not outlaw a situation where

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