Land Registry


Land Registry
There are various public registries that hold records showing matters which affect property and need to be searched before acquiring an interest in property. These include the Land Registry and the Land Charges Registry. It is also common to make a local search of the local authority to find out about planning permissions and other similar matters.

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Land Registry
an entity established by statute to maintain registers of interests in or over land (See land certificate).

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


Land Registry
The government body that guarantees the title to, and records the ownership of, and interests in, registered land in England and Wales.
For further information, see the Land Registry website: .

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

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  • Land Registry — noun In England and Wales, the official body which registers title to land • • • Main Entry: ↑land * * * ˈland registry [land registry] (BrE) ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • land registry — land .registry plural land registries n a government office in Britain that keeps records about the sale of land and who owns it American Equivalent: land office …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • Land Registry — The official body that keeps the various land registers (see land registration) and is responsible for implementing the policy of registering title to all land in England and Wales. The main registry is in Lincoln s Inn Fields in London, but… …   Big dictionary of business and management

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  • land registry — official volumes in which real estate ownership is recorded …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Land Registry, the — Land ,Registry, the the British government department responsible for keeping records of who owns land …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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