Silkstone and another v Tatnall and another – WLR Daily

Posted July 18th, 2011 in land registration, law reports by sally

Silkstone and another v Tatnall and another [2011] EWCA Civ 801; [2011] WLR (D) 230

“While a party to a reference before a Land Registry adjudicator under section 73(7) of the Land Registration Act 2002 could not be prevented from withdrawing his case, the adjudicator had a discretion as to whether, in all the circumstances, he should make an order terminating the reference, and on what terms, or continue to determine the substantive matters raised by the reference.”

WLR Daily, 14th July 2011

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Property title fraud costs Land Registry £26m in compensation – The Guardian

Posted May 16th, 2011 in compensation, fraud, land registration, news by sally

“The Land Registry, the government department that logs land and property ownership in England and Wales, has paid out more than £26m since 2006 compensating victims of a recurring property fraud.”

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The Guardian, 15th May 2011

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Baxter v Mannion – WLR Daily

Posted February 24th, 2011 in appeals, land registration, law reports, limitations, mistake by sally

Baxter v Mannion [2011] EWCA Civ 120; [2011] WLR (D) 54

“Where a registrar of the Land Registry found that a person who had been registered as the proprietor of land as adverse possessor had not in fact been in adverse possession of the land, he could exercise his power under paragraph 5(a) of Schedule 4 to the Land Registration Act 2002 to alter the register for the purpose of correcting a mistake, so as to restore the original proprietor.”

WLR Daily, 23rd February 2011

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Regina (Diep) v Chief Land Registrar – WLR Daily

Posted December 7th, 2010 in adverse possession, land registration, law reports by sally

Regina (Diep) v Chief Land Registrar [2010] WLR (D) 215

“The policy of the Land Registry in dealing with applications for registration of title to unregistered land based on adverse possession, as embodied in Land Registry Practice Guidance 5 at 6.4, was neither unlawful nor irrational.”

WLR Daily, 6th December 2010

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The Battle for Trevalga: residents win partial victory in fight to stop public school selling hamlet – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 13th, 2010 in housing, land registration, news, trusts, wills by sally

“A tiny Cornish community has won a partial victory in its fight against a leading public school.”

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Daily Telegraph, 12th September 2010

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Franks and another v Bedward and another – WLR Daily

Posted July 16th, 2010 in land registration, law reports by sally

Franks and another v Bedward and another; [2010] EWHC 1650 (Ch); [2010] WLR (D) 181

“Where an application for registration of title to land was ordered to be cancelled by the adjudicator, and the applicant subsequently succeeded in an appeal in circumstances where the order for cancellation was not protected by a stay, the court could direct the re-entry on the day list of the registration application with its original entry date.”

WLR Daily, 14th July 2010

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Link Lending Ltd v Hussain and another – WLR Daily

Posted April 27th, 2010 in appeals, land registration, law reports, loans, mental health, repossession by sally

Link Lending Ltd v Hussain and another [2010] EWCA Civ 424; [2010] WLR (D) 103

“A person, who had been taken into psychiatric care under s3 of the Mental Health Act 1983 and had been involuntarily placed elsewhere, was still in actual occupation of her own home under the land registration legislation. Where therefore the owner, lacking legal capacity, had transferred the property to a swindler for no consideration and the swindler had secured a loan on the property from a lender which he had failed to repay, the lender as the registered chargee was not entitled to dispossess her on the ground that she was not in actual occupation of her home.”

WLR Daily, 26th April 2010

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Baxter v Mannion – WLR Daily

Baxter v Mannion [2010] EWHC 573 (Ch); [2010] WLR (D) 82

“There was no good reason to confine the jurisdiction of the registrar under para 5(a) of Sch 4 to the Land Registration Act 2002 to the correction of procedural mistakes. If any statutory condition which was a prerequisite for registration was shown not to have been satisfied, there was a mistake in the register which the registrar had power to correct.”

WLR Daily, 19th March 2010

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Jayasinghe v Liyanage – WLR Daily

Posted February 19th, 2010 in jurisdiction, land registration, law reports by sally

Jayasinghe v Liyanage [2010] EWHC 265 (Ch); [2010] WLR (D) 44

“The adjudicator to the Land Registry had jurisdiction to conduct a trial of the question of beneficial entitlement to property where an objection to an application was made to the registrar and the matter referred to the adjudicator under s 73(7) of the Land Registration Act 2002.”

WLR Daily, 18th February 2010

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Land register ‘too open to fraud’ – BBC News

Posted March 30th, 2009 in fraud, land registration, news by sally

“A major reform of property registration in England and Wales is needed to prevent ‘an exponential rise in fraud’, a building society boss has said.”

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BBC News, 30th March 2009

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Adjudicator to HM Land Registry statutory instruments – Ministry of Justice

Posted August 21st, 2008 in appeals, consultations, land registration, news by sally

“This consultation sought views on two statutory instruments covering the procedure for appeals to the office of the Adjudicator to Her Majesty’s Land Registry.”

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Ministry of Justice, 20th August 2008

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Land Registry axes online deeds – BBC News

Posted November 5th, 2007 in computer crime, land registration, news by sally

“The Land Registry is to remove online versions of scanned mortgage deeds and leases amid concerns that fraudsters have been accessing the documents.”

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BBC News, 5th November 2007

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