Personal insolvency (PG34)
Find the effect of entries made in the register of title against a land owner who is subject to bankruptcy or insolvency (practice guide 34).
This guide explains which entries you can make in the register of a title where the proprietor, or one of the proprietors, is a person subject to bankruptcy proceedings. It also explains how insolvency affects powers of disposition. It is aimed at conveyancers and trustees in bankruptcy.
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Published: 13 October 2003
Updated: 6 April 2017
- This guide has been amended to take account of the Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016, as amended by the Insolvency (England and Wales) (Amendment) Rules 2017.
- Section 2.2 has been amended. Land Registry will usually make a bankruptcy entry in the register if no response is received to an enquiry by Land Registry as to whether the person contacted is a person in respect of whom an application has been made for bankruptcy.
- The guide has been amended as a result of the coming into force on 6 April 2016 of section 71 and Schedules 18 and 19 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 and the Insolvency (Amendment) Rules 2016.
- Link to the advice we offer added.
- Welsh translation added.
- First published.