Commentary

12 Crown land and Crown minerals

MINES, MINERALS AND LANDFILL vol 26(3)
| Commentary

12 Crown land and Crown minerals

| Commentary

12 Crown land and Crown minerals

The Crown’s ownership of minerals and land is similar, in most respects, to those of other private landowners. Generally the Crown Estate is not required to deduce title to its interests in land, and the Land Registry have specifically given guidance on title from the Crown. In such cases the Land Registry will not expect any deeds deducing title other than the grant by the Crown or the transfer by Royal Duchy1. The Crown, and associated titles such as the Duchy of Lancaster, have very extensive mineral interests (as do others such

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