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Proposals for updating the Land Registration Act 2002 for the digital age

Proposals for updating the Land Registration Act 2002 for the digital age
Published on: 29 August 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • 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?
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Article summary

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. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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