Land registration – guidance

Rectification and indemnity (PG39)

Correction of certain types of mistake in the register (rectification) and the payment of compensation (indemnity) (practice guide 39).


Aimed at conveyancers, this guide includes information on making an application for rectification and indemnity (including reimbursement of costs and other expenses), on points to consider in cases of fraud and on other circumstances when indemnity may be payable.

Updated: October 2013.

This edition of the guide replaces the August 2013 edition. Section 2.1 has been amended as a result of the Land Registration (Proper Office) Order 2013.