About us

The Land Registration Rule Committee (LRRC) advises the Secretary of State on making land registration rules and specifying service fees for land registration and information services. The committee was established under the Land Registration Act 2002.

Who we are

The LRRC is made up of:

  • either a judge of the Chancery Division of the High Court nominated by the Lord Chief Justice, or a judicial office holder nominated by the Lord Chief Justice after consulting with the Lord Chancellor
  • the Chief Land Registrar
  • a nominee from the General Council of the Bar
  • a nominee from the Council of the Law Society
  • a nominee from UK Finance
  • a nominee from the Council for Licensed Conveyancers
  • a nominee from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • someone with experience in consumer affairs nominated by the Secretary of State

The current members are listed by name on the LRRC membership page

The Secretary of State can also nominate a committee member for qualifications or experience that they think will be valuable; the power of nomination has not been exercised.

Our responsibilities

We’re responsible for:

  • reviewing drafts of land registration rules and fee orders for the purpose of advising and assisting the Secretary of State as to the making of such legislation
  • considering and discussing papers provided by HM Land Registry officials
  • making sure that drafts of secondary legislation are compatible with the Land Registration Act 2002, the European Convention on Human Rights and other relevant legislation

Reports

The Land Registration Rule Committee annual report is included in the HM Land Registry annual report and accounts 2016 to 2017.

Finding of the report in the triennial review 2014 to 2015 of the Land Registration Rules Committee.