Local land charges searches and enquiries are normally made before exchange of contracts1. A local land charges search only shows the state of the register at the time of issue of the search certificate and no priority period is given to the buyer. It is not normally necessary to repeat the search except in the following circumstances:
(1) if there is a period of two months or more between exchange of contracts and completion and the search has not been covered by insurance or replaced by insurance;
(2) if information received by the buyer's solicitor suggests that a further
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