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Coronavirus (COVID-19): useful information for conveyancers (PG80)

Information about pre-existing and new practice of particular relevance in the current circumstances (practice guide 80).

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This practice guide:

  • provides information about changes to HM Land Registry’s practice to facilitate conveyancing and registration following the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

  • identifies other practice guides containing information that may be of particular assistance in the current circumstances

  • gives brief details of legislation passed in response to the coronavirus outbreak and relevant to conveyancers

  • is aimed at conveyancers, and you should interpret references to ‘you’ accordingly.

We only provide factual information and impartial advice about our procedures. Read more about the advice we give.

Published 16 September 2020
Last updated 20 October 2020 + show all updates
  1. Section 3.1 has been amended to give advance notice of the resumption from mid-November of our policy of cancelling applications with outstanding requisitions.

  2. Section 4, which deals with legislation, has been amended to say that this section is not intended to be comprehensive and that some of the temporary legislative measures are, or may be, subject to review and alteration from time to time.

  3. We have added a paragraph under heading 3.5 and a new heading for the section below, with subsequent renumbering.

  4. First published.