HMLR Practice Guide updates: PG80 & PG26

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

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 4.3 has been amended. The protections from forfeiture for non-payment of rent and recovery of rent for business tenancies have been extended to 30 June 2021 by the Business Tenancies (Protection from Forfeiture: Relevant Period) (Coronavirus) (England) Regulations 2021 and the Business Tenancies (Extension of Protection from Forfeiture etc) (Wales) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021, both of which come into force on 31 March 2021.

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Leases: determination (PG26)

Page summary:How leases are determined and how this affects registered titles (practice guide 26).

Change made: Note 3 to section 8 has been amended. The protections from forfeiture for non-payment of rent and recovery of rent for business tenancies have been extended to 30 June 2021 by the Business Tenancies (Protection from Forfeiture: Relevant Period) (Coronavirus) (England) Regulations 2021 and the Business Tenancies (Extension of Protection from Forfeiture etc) (Wales) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021, both of which come into force on 31 March 2021.

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