Land registration

Description

This section includes the following functions:

  • common land
  • deeds
  • land charges
  • land compensation claims
  • leases and mortgages
  • registry notices
  • recovery of land
  • sale of property
  • searches
  • personal searches
  • purchase of property
  • reporting
Retention period
Asset reference Function Description Retention period Statutory provisions
LS.4.1 Land registration - deeds
  • deeds
  • leases and mortgages
  • sale of property
  • purchase of property
  • searches
  • personal searches
Last action plus 12 years Limitation Act 1980 (Section 8)
LS.4.2 Land registration - land
  • common land
  • land charges
  • land compensation claims
  • reporting
Last action plus six years  
LS.4.3 Land registration Recovery of land Date of case action plus 12 years Limitation Act 1980 (Section 15)
LS.4.4 Land registration - register searches Register searches Permanent  
LS.4.5 Land registration - registry notices Registry notices Date of resolution plus 15 years  

 

Reference number
LS.4