Results 181–200 of 1216 for conveyancing

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Home Information Packs (15 Jun 2010)

Andrew Stunell: holding answer 7 June 2010 It is difficult to make such an estimate. Although HIP providers will be most affected, many may continue to offer other services such as conveyancing, local search provision and the preparation of energy performance certificates. Our impact assessment of this, however, estimates that sellers of homes will save over £870 million over a 10 year period.

Written Ministerial Statements — Justice: Electronic Conveyancing (22 Mar 2010)

Michael Wills: ...exercise to seek views on proposals to allow for electronic transfers and to extend the possible use of electronic legal charges (a form of mortgage). The overarching aim of Land Registry's e-conveyancing programme is to make conveyancing easier for everyone, with an electronic system that makes buying and selling property less stressful for the public, conveyancing professionals and the...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Land: Land (3 Mar 2010)

Willie Coffey: To ask the Scottish Executive when it will bring forward proposals to reform conveyancing law and, in particular, procedures for disposals a non domino.

Scottish Parliament: Home Owner and Debtor Protection (Scotland) Bill (11 Feb 2010)

Bob Doris: ...costs against lenders should they move to repossess via a court and that repossession fails. Shelter, Citizens Advice Scotland and Money Advice Scotland drew to my attention the fact that under the Conveyancing and Feudal Reform (Scotland) Act 1970—under the terms of standard conditions of security—it would be permissible for a mortgage lender to rack up thousands of pounds in legal...

Scottish Parliament: Home Owner and Debtor Protection (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3: Section 2 — Court applications by creditor for remedies on default (11 Feb 2010)

Mary Mulligan: ...powers and discretions, depending on whether a repossession application is made under the Heritable Securities (Scotland) Act 1894, to which my reasonableness amendment at stage 2 applies, or the Conveyancing and Feudal Reform (Scotland) Act 1970, to which it does not. I am sure that we all agree that consistency between those two acts is vital so that the same protections,...

Royal Assent: House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (10 Feb 2010)

Barbara Keeley: ...) Regulations 1992. The entry relating to a Medical Practices Committee. A National Broadcasting Council. The North of Scotland Water Authority. The Northern Ireland Economic Council. The Scottish Conveyancing and Executry Services Board. Scottish Homes. The Scottish Transport Group. The Staff Commission for Wales (Comisiwn Staff Cymru). The United Kingdom Ecolabelling Board. The Wales...

Residential Roads (Adoption) (11 Nov 2009)

Sadiq Khan: ..., the searches should normally reveal that the street is unadopted, and the potential liabilities should be explained to those planning to purchase properties on an unadopted street by their conveyancer. My hon. Friend the Member for Ealing, North made a very good point about buyers not always being informed of that by their solicitor or conveyancer. If he has examples of that, I will be...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members’ Business: Multi-unit Development  Management Company Reform (9 Nov 2009)

Danny Kennedy: ...management companies, to use the words of the Law Commission: “creates a complicated web of legal relationships”. That means that, unless competent solicitors put in place a competent conveyancing agreement from the beginning, the sale of a flat can be prejudiced if lenders, such as banks and building societies, indicate unhappiness with the legal arrangements. The housing market is...

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Conveyancing: Fees and Charges (19 Oct 2009)

Caroline Spelman: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government pursuant to the answer of 6 May 2009, Official Report, column 230W, on conveyancing: fees and charges, if he will publish the data which his Department has collected on CON29 search fees charged by local authorities.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Housing: Housing (25 Jun 2009)

Alex Neil: ...in the three months from March to May 2009 and one application has been successful so far. In addition, offer letters have been issued on a further nine cases and a further eight cases are at the conveyancing stage. Of the 250 received, 112 were returned to the applicant or their money adviser because the application was incomplete.

Written Answers — Justice: Land Registration Fees (16 Jun 2009)

Michael Wills: The Land Registration Fee Order 2009 was made following consultation with the Land Registration Rule Committee, which includes representatives from the legal professions, mortgage lenders, conveyancers, surveyors and consumer affairs. However, in keeping with previous practice in relation to the nine fee orders since 1993, of which eight reduced the level of fees, no formal impact assessment...

Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Home Information Packs (2 Jun 2009)

Andrew Miller: ...the work that they do in providing HIPs to many people. Will my hon. Friend take this opportunity to say how he intends to continue his drive, after the review, to relieve the downward pressure on conveyancing by moving towards a system of electronic conveyancing?

Written Answers — Justice: Land Registry: Fraud (15 May 2009)

Michael Wills: ...land registration legislation requires it or Land Registry thinks it prudent to do so. Notification is most often sent in cases where the application is made by someone who is not a professional conveyancer. The notice is sent to the owner's address for service as recorded in the register. All owners are required to provide at least one such address and are entitled to enter up to three....

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Conveyancing: Fees and Charges (6 May 2009)

Caroline Spelman: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what information her Department holds on (a) the property search fees levied by each local authority and (b) variance between local authorities in property search fees.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Registers of Scotland: Registers of Scotland (6 May 2009)

John Swinney: ...whose interests are likely to be affected by the rectification have agreed; where the rectification is to note an overriding interest (a form of right that does not require to be constituted in a conveyancing deed such as certain forms of access right); where the inaccuracy has been caused by fraud or carelessness, or where the title is not fully guaranteed (this can happen where there is...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Registers of Scotland: Registers of Scotland (6 May 2009)

John Swinney: The General Register of Sasines is a register of deeds in which conveyancing deeds are lodged. The fact that a deed appears in the General Register of Sasines does not guarantee its validity, merely that it is competent to be recorded. The state and quality of a title to a property must be deduced by examination of the relevant deeds relating to that property as recorded in this register. By...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Title Conditions (Scotland) Act 2003: Title Conditions (Scotland) Act 2003 (30 Apr 2009)

Fergus Ewing: The drafting of the constitutive deed which sets out the real burdens (for example in relation to the maintenance of open spaces in a development) is part of the conveyancing process carried out by a solicitor and during which both the sellers and the purchasers will be advised about their rights and obligations. This practice is the same as it was prior to the Title Conditions (Scotland) Act...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Homelessness: Homelessness (22 Apr 2009)

Alex Neil: ...obligations to the tenant. Other than any contractual obligations that a creditor may be under to inform tenants of steps that may be taken against a landlord in default of their mortgage, the Conveyancing and Feudal Reform (Scotland) Act 1970, as amended by the Mortgage Rights (Scotland) Act 2001, imposes a statutory obligation on a creditor to send notification to "the occupier" of the...

Mobile Home Parks (2 Mar 2009)

John Gummer: ...just how serious the matter is. However, after we have discussed this issue, I hope to be able to show, to every lawyer and every estate agent in the area covered by Carlton Meres, the dangers of conveyancing any such home to anybody. Unless there is some protection, people will be left at the mercy of an organisation that does not seem to have a single drop of the milk of human kindness...


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