Class A land charge definition

What does Class A land charge mean?

A charge on land originating from a statute following an application by the chargee.

Class A land charges are defined by s. 2(2) of the Land Charges Act 1972 and are registrable in the register of charges. An example is a charge arising under s. 86 of the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986, which permits a landlord to apply to the government for a charge on land.

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Class A land charge is referenced 3 in Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents

Class A land charge is referenced 1 in Halsbury's Laws of England

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