HMLR Practice Guide updates: PG27 & PG49

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

The leasehold reform legislation (PG27)

Page summary: Advice for conveyancers on the land registration aspects of the exercise of rights under leasehold reform legislations (practice guide 27).

Change made: Section 7 has been amended to emphasise the need for a certificate to be provided by a conveyancer. A new certification point has been added to section 7.1.

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Return and rejection of applications for registration (PG49)

Page summary: Advice on how to avoid the rejection of applications to change the register (practice guide 49).

Change made: Section 1 has been amended to include existing practice on rejecting electronically lodged applications using HM Land Registry’s electronic Document Registration Service which are not submitted by the customer named in panel 7 of form AP1 or equivalent.

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