Guidance

Profits a prendre (taking natural resources from another's land) (PG16)

The nature of a profit a prendre and how to deal with existing registered profit a prendre in gross titles (practice guide 16).

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This guide gives advice on:

  • the nature of a profit a prendre
  • first registration of a profit a prendre in gross granted over unregistered land, granted before 13 October 2003 over registered land or arising by prescription
  • registration of a profit a prendre in gross granted over registered land on or after 13 October 2003, and
  • dealings with existing registered profit a prendre in gross titles

It is aimed at conveyancers and you should interpret references to ‘you’ accordingly. HM Land Registry staff will also refer to it.

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

Published 13 October 2003
Last updated 6 April 2018 + show all updates
  1. Section 1.1 has been updated to reflect our current practice relating to the use of copy documents for some applications for first registration.
  2. Link to the advice we offer added.
  3. First published.