Land Registry

Did you know… that titles were able to be recorded with the Land Registry up until 2003.  However even when they were recorded the Land Registry did not confirm ownership, merely the interest hold. Registration of a title with the Land Registry; Before 13th October 2003, being the commencement of the Land Registration Act 2002, it…

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Lordship Titles – Land or Personal Property?

The Law Commission’s Definition of a Manor:   LAND REGISTRATION FOR THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY A CONSULTATIVE DOCUMENT; “The position of manors requires special consideration. By “manor” we mean specifically the lordship of a manor and not other seignorial rights (which are subject to quite different considerations). 49 The manorial rights of a lord of the manor…

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Land or Personal Property

A question that has not only caused confusion for the public, but also the legal community.  Like most English law the answer to this question has been evolving as we become more informed.  Before we tackle this question we need to make another fact known.  Physical objects including land are called “corporeal” in law.  Rights…

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