Land Registry Update Practice Guide 19

Today's Conveyancer

16 September 2020

HM Land Registry (HMLR) have updated the Practice Guide 19

HM Land Registry (HMLR) have updated the Practice Guide 19, after amending section 3.1.5 – Notices, restrictions and protection of third party interests (PG19) clarifying the use of a ‘wet signature’.

The update specifies that a ‘wet ink’ signature is always necessary for a certificate required for a Form LL restriction

The previous version of PG19 was not completely clear on the approach where a certificate to satisfy a Form LL restriction had been lodged by post. PG19 has also been updated to clarify that conveyancers may charge a fee to provide a certificate to comply with a restriction in Form LL.

To set out how a certificate or consent required by a restriction should be lodged.
More information can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/notices-restrictions-and-the-protection-of-third-party-interests-in-the-register

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