- Proposals for updating the Land Registration Act 2002 for the digital age
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- What recommendations does this report include?
- How will the proposals in relation to electronic conveyancing help conveyancers?
- How will the proposals about further advances and sub-charges affect banks and lenders?
- What are the fraud prevention proposals?
- How will the proposals about rectification of the title register affect those buying land or conveyancers?
- How will the proposals about boundary disputes make disputes easier to resolve?
- How will the proposals about squatter’s rights make adverse possession claims more difficult?
- What are the proposals on over-riding interests?
- Will the proposals about easements and profits à prendre make a significant difference?
- What about mines and minerals?
- Has the Law Commission produced draft legislation?
- What is the Law Commission proposing that will benefit leaseholders?
- Will chancel repair liability be reformed?
- Where is Law Commission currently with other property matters in its 13th annual programme?
Property analysis: On 24 July 2018 the Law Commission of England and Wales issued its 611-page report on ‘Updating the Land Registration Act 2002’. Professor Nick Hopkins, law commissioner, introduces this paper and comments on what the final property law outputs could look like. In addition, Malcolm Waters QC of Radcliffe Chambers and Warren Gordon of CMS provide their reactions to this substantial proposal for law reform and its likely impacts.
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