HMLR Practice Guide updates: PG50, PG19, PG80 & PG78

Here are the latest practice guide updates issued by HM Land Registry.

Requisition and cancellation procedures (PG50)

Page summary: Advice on how to avoid requisitions on applications and our procedures where they do need to be raised (practice guide 50).

Change made: Section 2 has been amended to include details of a change to the requisition reply period.

Click here for more information.

Notices, restrictions and protection of third-party interests (PG19)

Page summary: How to apply for a notice or restriction to protect a third-party interest in an estate (practice guide 19).

Change made: An additional example of an application to update a restriction has been added to section 3.8. This is not a change in practice.

Click here for more information.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): useful information for conveyancers (PG80)

Page summary: Information about pre-existing and new practice of particular relevance in the current circumstances (practice guide 80).

Change made: Section 3.1 has been amended to remove references to later expedited applications, guidance for which is now in section 2 of practice guide 50: requisition and cancellation procedures.

Click here for more information.

Overseas companies and limited liability partnerships (PG78)

Page summary: Guidance for conveyancers on overseas companies and limited liability partnerships (practice guide 78).

Change made: Section 3.5.1 has been added giving example letters. This is not a change of practice.

Click here for more information.

Today's Conveyancer