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Land Registers (Scotland) Act 1995 (c. 14)

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(The document as of February, 2008. Arhiv.Online Library)

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Land Registers (Scotland) Act 1995 (c. 14)

1995 CHAPTER 14

An Act to make repayment of the appropriate statutory fees a condition of acceptance of writs for recording in the Register of Sasines and of applications for registration in the Land Register of Scotland.

[28th June 1995]

Be it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:--

1 Prepayment of recording and registration fees

(1) No writ shall be accepted for recording in the Register of Sasines unless payment of the fee payable in that respect under section 25 of the [1868 c. 64.] Land Registers (Scotland) Act 1868 has been tendered.

(2) Accordingly, in section 6 of that Act (procedure where writs sent by post for recording in Register of Sasines) the words from "intimation" to "effect", where secondly occurring, are repealed.

(3) In section 4(2) of the [1979 c. 33.] Land Registration (Scotland) Act 1979 (circumstances where applications for registration are not to be accepted) after paragraph (d) there shall be added the following paragraph--

" (e) payment of the fee payable in respect of such registration under section 25 of the Land Registers (Scotland) Act 1868 has not been tendered. " .

2 Short title, commencement and extent

(1) This Act may be cited as the Land Registers (Scotland) Act 1995.

(2) This Act shall come into force on such date as the Secretary of State may, by order made by statutory instrument, appoint.

(3) This Act extends to Scotland only.

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