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This response deals with the situation where someone is claiming to have the benefit as an overriding interest of a business lease of five years and of chancel repair liability, both of which existed prior to the land being registered but neither of which was registered against the title, and considers whether they could be overriding interests.
Chancel repair liability historically can be difficult to identify or establish as there is no central register which contains all of the liabilities (see Practice Note: Chancel repair liability). Previously, section 70(1)(c) of the Land Registration Act 1925 (LRA 1925) established that chancel
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