HM Land Registry—first registration on a change of trustee
HM Land Registry—first registration on a change of trustee

The following Property guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • HM Land Registry—first registration on a change of trustee
  • Who is affected?
  • Circumstances that will not trigger compulsory first registration

On and after 6 April 2009 title to unregistered land held on trust is subject to compulsory first registration when it vests in a new trustee by:

  1. a deed of appointment of a new trustee or a deed made in consequence of the appointment of a new trustee

  2. a memorandum executed as a deed evidencing the appointment of a new trustee and to which Charities Act 2011, s 334 applies

  3. a vesting order of the court made under Trustee Act 1925, s 44 that is consequential on the appointment of a new trustee