Overriding interests and their disclosure (PG15)

The law relating to overriding interests for conveyancers and how it changed under the Land Registration Act 2002 (practice guide 15).

Applies to England and Wales



This guide explains what overriding interests are and when you have to disclose them. The guide is intended principally for use by conveyancers, and references to ‘you’ should be interpreted accordingly. HM Land Registry staff will also refer to it.

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Published 13 October 2003
Last updated 26 June 2017 + show all updates
  1. Section 2.1 has been amended in two places to replace the word ‘noted’ with ‘notice in the register'.

  2. The guide was not updated in October 2013 when certain interests lost their overriding status. This error has now been corrected.

  3. Link to the advice we offer added.

  4. Welsh edition added.

  5. First published.