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Amendment Paper as at
Thursday 13th December 2001

STANDING COMMITTEE D


New Amendments handed in are marked thus *

LAND REGISTRATION BILL [LORDS]

   

Mr William Cash
Mr Stephen O'Brien
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Mark Hoban

57

Clause     71,     page     25,     line     21,     at beginning insert—

    '(1)   Subject to subsection (2),'.

   

Mr William Cash
Mr Stephen O'Brien
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Mark Hoban

58

Clause     71,     page     25,     line     32,     at end insert—

    '(2)   The obligations imposed by subsection (1) apply only to the extent that the information is within the actual knowledge of the person making the application or that person could reasonably obtain the information.'.


   

Mr William Cash
Mr Stephen O'Brien
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Mark Hoban

59

Clause     72,     page     25,     line     34,     after 'register', insert ', whether or not for value,'.


   

Mr William Cash
Mr Stephen O'Brien
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Mark Hoban

60

Clause     73,     page     26,     line     27,     leave out from 'only' to 'may' in line 29 and insert 'a person who can demonstrate that he is entitled to be the benefit of the caution.'.

   

Mr William Cash
Mr Stephen O'Brien
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Mark Hoban

61

Clause     73,     page     26,     line     30,     leave out from 'only' to 'may' in line 32 and insert 'a person who can demonstrate that he is entitled to the benefit of the notice.'.


   

Mr William Cash
Mr Stephen O'Brien
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Mark Hoban

62

Clause     80,     page     28,     line     29,     leave out 'seven' and insert 'fourteen'.

   

Mr William Cash
Mr Stephen O'Brien
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Mark Hoban

63

Clause     80,     page     29,     line     8,     at end add—

    '( )   For the purposes of subsection (1)(b)(i), a lease granting a right of possession which is discontinuous creates a term of years absolute of more than fourteen years from the date of the grant if the final right to possession expires more than fourteen years after that date.'.


   

Mr William Cash
Mr Stephen O'Brien
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Mark Hoban

64

Clause     91,     page     33,     line     5,     leave out paragraph (c).

   

Mr William Cash
Mr Stephen O'Brien
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Mark Hoban

85

Clause     91,     page     33,     line     5,     after 'certified', insert—

      '( ) each electronic signature was made by, or with the authority of, the person whose signature it purports to be,'.

   

Mr William Cash
Mr Stephen O'Brien
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Mark Hoban

65

Clause     91,     page     33,     line     15,     at end insert ', and, for the purposes of section 7 of the Trustee Delegation Act 1999 (c. 15), the agent is to be treated as the attorney of the principal appointed under a power of attorney.'.

   

Mr William Cash
Mr Stephen O'Brien
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Mark Hoban

66

Clause     91,     page     33,     line     15,     at end insert 'only if he has previously obtained actual authority in signed writing from his principal; and in the absence of such actual authority, the principal may subsequently ratify the authentication of his agent.'.


   

Mr William Cash
Mr Stephen O'Brien
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Mark Hoban

70

Clause     93,     page     34,     line     13,     after 'consult', insert 'the Law Society and the Council for Licensed Conveyancers and'.


   

Mr William Cash
Mr Stephen O'Brien
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Mark Hoban

71

Page     34,     line     25,     leave out Clause 95.


   

Mr Harry Barnes

86

Clause     106,     page     37,     line     18,     at end insert—

    '(c)   determining appeals concerning the boundary of a registered estate, as referred to in section 60.'.

   

Mr Harry Barnes

87

Clause     106,     page     37,     line     18,     at end insert—

    '(c)   determining appeals concerning rights of access over land.'.


   

Mr William Cash
Mr Stephen O'Brien
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Mark Hoban

74

Clause     116,     page     40,     line     15,     at beginning insert—

       'In addition to the consultation required by section 125(1A),'.


   

Mr William Cash
Mr Stephen O'Brien
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Mark Hoban

77

Clause     125,     page     42,     line     7,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   Before making any order under any provision of this Act, the Lord Chancellor shall consult the Rule Committee.'.


   

Mr William Cash
Mr Stephen O'Brien
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Mark Hoban

78

Clause     126,     page     42,     line     32,     leave out from 'is' to end of line and insert 'subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament'.

   

Mr William Cash
Mr Stephen O'Brien
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Mark Hoban

79

Clause     126,     page     42,     line     38,     leave out from beginning to 'House' and insert 'may only be made if a draft of the statutory instrument has been laid before and approved by a resolution of each'.


   

Mr William Cash
Mr Stephen O'Brien
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Mark Hoban

80

Clause     130,     page     43,     line     41,     leave out from 'under' to end of line 42 and insert 'Part 11 or section 119'.


   

Mr Michael Wills

88

*Clause     134,     page     45,     line     17,     leave out subsection (5).


NEW CLAUSES

Solicitors Act 1974
   

Mr William Cash
Mr Stephen O'Brien
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Mark Hoban

NC1

To move the following Clause:—

       'Solicitors Act 1974

       For the purposes of section 22 of the Solicitors Act 1974 (c. 47)—

      (a) a document in electronic form is an instrument, and

      (b) obtaining access to a network provided under section 92(1) for the purpose of seeking an alteration in the terms of the register or of submitting a document in electronic form is making an application or lodging a document for registration under this Act at the land registry.'.


Completion of register

   

Mr Adrian Sanders

NC2

To move the following Clause:—

    '.—(1)   All unregistered land shall be registered by 30th December 2003.

    (2)   Any person who fails to register land pursuant to this section shall be guilty of an offence punishable on conviction by a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale.'.


Registrar to create public record of unregistered titles

   

Mr Adrian Sanders

NC3

To move the following Clause:—

       '.—The registrar shall create a public record of all unregistered titles known to him by 30th December 2003.'.


   

Mr William Cash
Mr Stephen O'Brien
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Mark Hoban

17

Schedule     1,     page     46,     line     5,     leave out 'seven' and insert 'fourteen'.


   

Mr William Cash
Mr Stephen O'Brien
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Mark Hoban

31

Schedule     2,     page     47,     line     29,     leave out 'seven' and insert 'fourteen'.

   

Mr William Cash
Mr Stephen O'Brien
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Mark Hoban

32

Schedule     2,     page     48,     line     2,     leave out 'seven' and insert 'fourteen'.

   

Mr William Cash
Mr Stephen O'Brien
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Mark Hoban

33

Schedule     2,     page     48,     line     9,     leave out 'seven' and insert 'fourteen'.

   

Mr William Cash
Mr Stephen O'Brien
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Mark Hoban

34

Schedule     2,     page     48,     line     21,     after 'creation', insert '(otherwise than by an instrument granting a term of years absolute which is not required to be registered)'.


   

Mr William Cash
Mr Stephen O'Brien
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Mark Hoban

35

Schedule     3,     page     49,     line     10,     leave out 'seven' and insert 'fourteen'.

   

Mr William Cash
Mr Stephen O'Brien
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Mark Hoban

36

Schedule     3,     page     49,     line     24,     leave out 'obvious on' and insert 'disclosed by'.

   

Mr William Cash
Mr Stephen O'Brien
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Mark Hoban

37

Schedule     3,     page     49,     line     31,     at end insert ', unless at that time the person to whom the grant was made is the tenant of the whole of the land comprised therein for a term which is not registered (and is not subject to the requirement of registration) and will expire on or after the date on which the estate granted will take effect in possession'.

   

Mr William Cash
Mr Stephen O'Brien
Mr Edward Garnier
Mr Mark Hoban

38

Schedule     3,     page     49,     line     38,     leave out 'obvious on' and insert 'disclosed by'.

 
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