The passage of the land registration act 2002 has fundamentally changed any area of property law in england and wales to do this, it shall be necessary to. A registration scheme far more comprehensive than land charges is found today in the land registration act 2002 the principle significance of this is. Prior to the coming into force of the land registration act 2002 there are important transitional provisions in the land registration act 2002 covering cases where a squatter was in adverse possession of registered land for the requisite limitation period under the limitation act 1980 so as. The law commission described the land registration act (lra) 2002 as a 'unprecedented conveyancing revolution'1 it is the result of years of consultation and evaluation between the land registry and the law commission, the bill was a work of such clarity and principle it was virtually un-amended.
This essay shall aim to provide an explanation as to whether or not the passage of the land registration act 2002 has fundamentally changed any area of. This essay shall aim to provide an explanation as to whether or not the passage of the land registration act 2002 has fundamentally changed any area of property law in england and wales to do this, it shall be necessary to examine the land registration act of 1925, which was the precursor to. Land registration act 2002 the rules for unregistered land remained as before but under the lra 2002 schedule 6, paragraphs 1 to 5, after 10 years the adverse possessor is entitled to apply to the registrar to become the new registered owner the registrar then contacts the. Home client resources 2016 legal updates improving the land registration act improving the land registration act improving the land in which the land registration system is operating following the significant changes implemented in october 2003 by the land registration act 2002. When the land registration act 2002 was introduced one of its key aims was to provide for an efficient conveyancing procedure almost twelve years on, it is however apparent that there are hindrances to the act's intended efficiency.
Posts about land registration act 2002 written by alrich. Conveyancer and property lawyer 2003 the reform of property law and the land registration act 2002: a risk assessment martin dixon subject: real property. Conclusively, the new land registration act 2002 sought to address these growing concerns, and upon the law commission's recommendations, has overhauled the scope of 'squatter's rights'- codifying them in schedule 6 of the new bill. The land registration act 2002 a conveyancing revolution the land registration act 2002 received royal assent on 26th february 2002 the law commission.
All books in this flagship series contain carefully selected substantial extracts from key cases, legislation, and academic debate, providing able students with a stand-alone resource this chapter assesses the impact of the land registration act 2002 (lra 2002) the act principally affects the. Priority in registered land and was criticised for undermining the philosophy of registration and such an interpretation is not possible under the land registration act 2002 equitable interests behind a trust. Land registration act chapter 6 of the acts of 2001 this act except for claims of adverse possession that were determined by a court prior to the coming into force of this act 2002, c 19, s 35 marketable titles act amended.
The land registration act 2002, as amplified by the land registration rules 2003, comes into force on 13 october 2003 this will bring about the biggest change in english and welsh land law since 1925. This article looks at the recent decision in swift 1st ltd v chief land registrar  ewca civ 330. Law commission, land registration, land law - differences between the land registration act 2002 and 1925. An analysis of the concept of unconscionability in the law of proproetary estoppel and with reference to the land registration act 2002.
Introduction the core aim of the land registration act (lra) 2002 is to ensure that ownership of land in england and wales takes the form of. The development of land registration, coupled with the availability to the public of as much information as possible about all property interests, has led to the first major piece of legislation in. The land registration act 2002 received: 7 july 2003 geoffrey silman has practised as a property solicitor for 30 years, specialising in commercial landlord. Land law 2012-2013 assessed essay srn: 1191831 word count: 1510 the purchase of land has historically been problematic abbey and richards express.