Results 161–180 of 1215 for conveyancing

Written Answers — Justice: Conveyancing: Estate Agents (6 Sep 2011)

Neil Parish: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice if he will examine the practice of solicitors and conveyancers paying referral fees to estate agents; and if he will make a statement.

Business of the House (Police (Detention and Bail) Bill): Legal Services (7 Jul 2011)

...approved.—(Mr Vara.) Question agreed to. Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)), That the draft Legal Services Act 2007 (The Law Society and The Council for Licensed Conveyancers) (Modification of Functions) Order 2011, which was laid before this House on 17 May, be approved.—(Mr Vara.) Question agreed to. Motion made, and Question put forthwith (...

Legal Services Act 2007 (The Law Society and The Council for Licensed Conveyancers) (Modifications of Functions) Order 2011 (29 Jun 2011)

Legal Services Act 2007 (The Law Society and The Council for Licensed Conveyancers) (Modifications of Functions) Order 2011

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Mortgages: Competition (27 Jun 2011)

Geoffrey Clifton-Brown: ...Business, Innovation and Skills what advice he has received on the application of EU competition rules on restraint of trade to the introduction of alternative business structures in the mortgage conveyancing market.

Written Answers — Justice: Mortgages: Fees and Charges (23 Jun 2011)

Geoffrey Clifton-Brown: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what assessment he has made of the potential effect of alternative business structures on the mortgage conveyancing process.

Written Answers — Justice: Mortgages: Fees and Charges (23 Jun 2011)

Geoffrey Clifton-Brown: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice if he will consider the merits of requesting the Financial Services Authority to report on the effect of alternative business structures on the mortgage conveyancing process.

Legal Services Act 2007 (The Law Society and The Council for Licensed Conveyancers) (Modifications of Functions) Order 2011 (15 Jun 2011)

Legal Services Act 2007 (The Law Society and The Council for Licensed Conveyancers) (Modifications of Functions) Order 2011

Written Answers — Justice: Land Registry: Electronic Government (24 Mar 2011)

Jonathan Djanogly: ...light of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Registered professional users of Land Registry services have been able to access selected property deeds online since 1994. This has helped facilitate conveyancing and related property transactions and the move towards the electronic delivery of services. Citizen access to property information was made available in 2005 through the launch of a...

Written Answers — Justice: Housing: Prices (16 Mar 2011)

Jonathan Djanogly: ...evidence and will be considered in the same way as any other application for alteration of the register. The price paid or value stated entry will be that supplied by the purchasers or their conveyancer at the time of registration, and the registrar cannot change the entry merely because the value of the property has since fallen.

Scotland Bill: Schedule 4 — Scottish tax on land transactions: consequential amendments (14 Mar 2011)

David Gauke: ...-paragraph (1)(a) omit “(in Scotland, the leased premises)”.’. Amendment 35, page 36, line 9, at end insert— ‘Finance (No. 2) Act 2005 In section 47 of the Finance (No. 2) Act 2005 (e-conveyancing) omit— (a) subsection (1); (b) subsection (6)(b).’. Amendment 36, page 36, line 12, at end insert— ‘Finance Act 2009 (1) Schedule 61 to the Finance Act 2009 (alternative...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Spring Supplementary Estimates  2010-11 and Vote on Account 2011-12 (14 Feb 2011)

Lord Maurice Morrow: ...by and large uses in-house legal services from the Departmental Solicitor’s Office but pays for them through an in-house hard charge. External solicitors are generally used for such things as conveyancing, buying and selling and the setting-up of contracts. Again, officials confirmed that that area would be scrutinised closely to ensure that any savings that could be made would be made....

Scottish Parliament: Scottish Executive Question Time — General Questions: Local Authorities (Private Sector Solicitors) (16 Dec 2010)

Kenny MacAskill: ...sector and solicitors who work in the private sector. It seems to me that this is a matter of balance. Some matters are understandably and correctly put out to tender, particularly large-scale conveyancing, and some matters are deeply complex and are beyond the skills or attributes of those who work in the public sector. I believe that councils seek to strike an appropriate balance ...

Public Bodies Bill [HL]: Committee (4th Day) (14 Dec 2010)

Lord Taylor of Holbeach: ...decision have been ongoing for some time. Many historical obligations associated with railway structures continue to rest with BRB and cannot be transferred with title through the normal property conveyancing process but must be transferred to someone else, such as the Secretary of State or some other public body under a transfer scheme. That can be done only by primary legislation, which...

Scottish Parliament: Historic Environment (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 (4 Nov 2010)

Karen Whitefield: ...property on which such works had previously been carried out, and then inheriting that debt. The Scottish Government made it clear that any debt of that nature would become clear during the normal conveyancing process and would be dealt with in the same way as any other expenses for repairs. That clarification was welcomed by the committee. Before concluding, I want to thank everyone who...

Scottish Parliament: Legal Services (Scotland) (Bill): Stage 3 (6 Oct 2010)

Fergus Ewing: ...the issue while avoiding recourse to the courts. The definition of regulatory functions is expanded slightly in new section 3F of the 1980 act to include the society's functions in respect of conveyancing, executive practitioners and registered European and foreign lawyers. Further examples are added to the list of particular regulatory functions to improve clarity. New section 3G of the...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Enterprise, Trade and Investment: Banking: Businesses (5 Oct 2010)

Arlene Foster: ...access mortgages for somewhere in the region of 120% of the value of their house. That is because the pendulum had swung so far in one direction. That was a hugely dangerous way to go. When I was a conveyancing solicitor, I remember wondering why people would not buy a house if they were getting a 120% mortgage. We are now in a situation where young people and, indeed, first-time buyers of...

Scottish Parliament: Housing Strategy (16 Sep 2010)

Helen Eadie: ...clear that builders' missives are weighted entirely in favour of the property developer. The 2003 housing strategy task force acknowledged the problem in its report to the Scottish Executive. The conveyancing committee of the Law Society of Scotland, working with the Scottish Government and Scottish Homes, made recommendations that included the introduction of a standard missive for...

Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Home Information Packs (15 Jul 2010)

Adam Holloway: What further plans does the Secretary of State have to roll out that happiness and smooth the conveyancing process?

Finance Bill (6 Jul 2010)

Barry Gardiner: ...to avoid losing £300 a year as the Bill cuts support year on year. Consider the young couple starting their life together, moving into and trying to furnish their flat. They will face the costs of conveyancing solicitors, new fridge, new washing machine, new carpets, new sofa, new telly. This is certainly the unavoidable Finance Bill for them, with an extra 2.5% on every item. It is the...

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.


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