409. Registration of charges.

An agricultural charge must be registered within seven clear days after execution1, and, if not so registered, it is void as against persons other than the farmer2; but, on proof that omission to register within this period was accidental or due to inadvertence, the High Court may extend the time for registration3.

Registration is effected by sending by post to the Land Registry a memorandum of the instrument of charge together with the prescribed particulars and fee4. The Land Registrar must enter the particulars in the register of agricultural charges which it is his duty to keep5 and file the