Guidance

Easements (PG62)

Guidance about the registration of easements under the Land Registration Act 2002. Aimed at conveyancers (practice guide 62).

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This guide tells you about registration of easements under the Land Registration Act 2002. It does not seek to be a general guide to the law concerning easements.

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Published 11 April 2005
Last updated 4 December 2017 + show all updates
  1. Section 10 has been slightly amended. In particular, there is additional text to show how we will deal with provisions preventing both the acquisition of new easements and passing of the benefit of existing easements.
  2. Section 10 has been added as a result of a change of practice in how we deal with provisions preventing the acquisition of new easements or the passing of the benefit of existing easements.
  3. Section 2.5 has been amended to clarify that there is no difference in meaning between entries that refer to 'the rights' and entries that refer to 'any legal easements'.
  4. Section 2 of the guide has been revised following an internal review of our practice.
  5. Link to the advice we offer added.
  6. First published.