Devolution on the death of a registered proprietor (PG6)

What to do following the death of a joint, sole or last surviving proprietor of a registered estate, charge or mortgage (practice guide 6).



This guide sets out the evidence required for applications relating to the death of a registered proprietor and deals with registered estates only.

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Published 13 October 2003
Last updated 20 February 2017 + show all updates
  1. Section 7 has been amended to agree with the evidence asked for on form ST5 to remove a joint proprietor restriction. There is no change to current practice.
  2. Section 7 has been amended to refer to a new form ST5 created to support applications to cancel Form A restrictions.
  3. Section 3 has been amended as a result of the Presumption of Death Act 2013.
  4. Welsh version added.
  5. First published.