The Land Registration (Scotland) Act 1979 (Commencement No. 10) Order 1996

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Published: 1996-09-25

Statutory Instruments
1996 No. 2490 (C.66) (S.195)

LAND REGISTRATION, SCOTLAND
The Land Registration (Scotland) Act 1979 (Commencement No. 10) Order 1996

Made
25th September 1996

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 30(2) of the Land Registration (Scotland) Act 1979(1) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:

1.  This Order may be cited as the Land Registration (Scotland) Act 1979 (Commencement No. 10) Order 1996.

2.  Sections 2(1) and (2) and 3(3) of the Land Registration (Scotland) Act 1979 shall come into force on 1st April 1997 in the following areas, for the purpose of registration of writs:–

(a)the County of Ayr;

(b)the County of Dumfries;

(c)the County of the Stewartry of Kirkcudbright; and

(d)the County of Wigtown.

James Douglas-Hamilton
Minister of State, Scottish Office
St Andrew’s House,
Edinburgh
25th September 1996

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order brings into force on 1st April 1997 in the areas of the Counties of Ayr, Dumfries, the Stewartry of Kirkcudbright and Wigtown sections 2(1) and (2) and 3(3) of the Land Registration (Scotland) Act 1979. Section 2(1) and (2) provides for the circumstances in which an interest in land shall be registrable and section 3(3) provides that certain persons are to obtain a real right only by registration.
Note as to Earlier Commencement Orders

(This note is not part of the Order)
Sections 2(1) and (2) and 3(3) of the Land Registration (Scotland) Act 1979 have been brought into force by commencement orders made before the date of this Order in relation to the following areas:–


Registration Areas
Date of Commencement
S.I. No

Renfrew
06/04/1981
1980/1412

Dumbarton
04/10/1982
1982/520

Lanark
03/01/1984
1983/745

Glasgow
30/09/1985
1985/501

Clackmannan
01/10/1992
1992/815

Stirling
01/04/1993
1992/2060

West Lothian
01/10/1993
1993/922

Fife
01/04/1995
1994/2588

Aberdeen, Kincardine
01/04/1996
1995/2547

S.I. 1980/1412 also brought into force on 6th April 1981 all the other provisions of the Act, except those which, under section 30(2) of the Act, came into operation on the passing of the Act.

(1)
1979 c. 33.
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