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Requisition and cancellation procedures (PG50)

Advice on how to avoid requisitions on applications and our procedures where they do need to be raised (practice guide 50).

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This guide gives advice on how to avoid requisitions on applications and our procedures where they do need to be raised. It is aimed at conveyancers.

How to avoid HM Land Registry requisitions

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How to avoid HM Land Registry requisitions: introduction

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Published 13 October 2003
Last updated 16 March 2018 + show all updates
  1. Section 6.1 has been amended to remove a reference to outline applications following the revocation of rule 54 of the Land Registration Rules 2003 by the Land Registration (Amendment) Rules 2018 coming into force on 6 April 2018. It is no longer possible to secure priority for an application by way of an outline application. References in this guide to ‘business days’ have been changed to ‘working days’. Sections 5.1 and 6.2 have been updated to reflect the introduction of Land Transaction Tax for transactions affecting land in Wales completed on or after 1 April 2018.
  2. Section 2 has been amended to reflect the provision of email addresses when submitting e-DRS applications using the HM Land Registry portal.
  3. Video about "How to avoid Land Registry requisitions: introduction" added.
  4. Section 6.1 has been amended as a result of a change to our email addresses.
  5. Section 2 has been amended as a result of a change to our procedures. From 11 January 2016 we are changing how we send warning of cancellation letters and what they contain.
  6. Link to the advice we offer added.
  7. First published.