261. Priority of registered land charges.

261.     Priority of registered land charges.

The registration of any instrument or matter in any register kept under the Land Charges Act 1972 or any local land charges register, is deemed to constitute actual notice of that instrument or matter to all persons and for all purposes connected with the land affected1. Hence, the legal estate will not avail a subsequent legal mortgagee, as he will be deemed to take with notice of any registered charge2. On the other hand, if a registrable charge is not registered, it is void as against a purchaser of the land