The Land Registration (District Registries) (No. 2) Order 1998

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Published: 1998-12-01

Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 2974

LAND REGISTRATION, ENGLAND AND WALES
The Land Registration (District Registries) (No. 2) Order 1998

Made
1st December 1998

Coming into force
1st March 1999

The Lord Chancellor, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 132(1) of the Land Registration Act 1925(1), and with the concurrence of the Treasury, hereby makes the following Order:

Title, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order, which supersedes the Land Registration (District Registries) Order 1998(2), may be cited as the Land Registration (District Registries) (No. 2) Order 1998 and shall come into force on 1st March 1999.

(2) In this Order, unless the context otherwise requires:

“district land registry” means a district registry of the Land Registry within the meaning of section 132 of the Land Registration Act 1925;

“the Schedule” means the Schedule to this Order.

District Land Registries

2.—(1) The name of the Birkenhead District Land Registry shall be changed to the Birkenhead (Old Market) District Land Registry.

(2) Subject to the change of name effected by paragraph (1), there shall continue to be district land registries bearing the names specified in column 1 in Part I of the Schedule.

(3) There shall be two new district land registries bearing the names specified in column 1 in Part II of the Schedule.

(4) The district of each district land registry shall comprise the administrative areas specified opposite its name in column 2 in Part I or, as the case may be, Part II of the Schedule.

Signed by authority of the Lord Chancellor

G. W. Hoon
Minister of State,
Lord Chancellor’s Department
Dated 23rd November 1998

We concur,

Jim Dowd
Bob Ainsworth
Two of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty’s Treasury
Dated 1st December 1998

SCHEDULE

PART ICONTINUING DISTRICT LAND REGISTRIES

(1)
(2)

District Land Registry
Administrative Areas

Birkenhead (Old Market)

Merseyside

Staffordshire

Stoke-on-Trent

Coventry
West Midlands

Croydon

Bexley

Bromley

Croydon

Kingston upon Thames

Merton

Sutton

Durham (Boldon House)

Cumbria

Surrey

Durham (Southfield House)

Darlington

Durham

Hartlepool

Middlesbrough

Northumberland

Redcar and Cleveland

Stockton-on-Tees

Tyne and Wear

Gloucester

Bracknell Forest

Bristol

Gloucestershire

Oxfordshire

Reading

Slough

South Gloucestershire

Warwickshire

West Berkshire

Windsor and Maidenhead

Wokingham

Harrow

Brent

Camden

City of Westminster

The City of London

Harrow

Islington

The Inner Temple and the Middle Temple

Kingston Upon Hull

Kingston upon Hull

Lincolnshire

Norfolk

North East Lincolnshire

North Lincolnshire

Suffolk

Leicester

Buckinghamshire

Leicester

Leicestershire

Milton Keynes

Rutland

Lytham
Greater Manchester

Nottingham (East)

Nottingham

Nottinghamshire

South Yorkshire

Nottingham (West)

Derby

Derbyshire

West Yorkshire

Peterborough

Bedfordshire

Cambridgeshire

Essex

Luton

Northamptonshire

Peterborough

Southend-on-Sea

Thurrock

Plymouth

Bath and North East Somerset

Cornwall

Devon

Isles of Scilly

North Somerset

Plymouth

Somerset

Torbay

Portsmouth

Brighton and Hove

East Sussex

Isle of Wight

Portsmouth

West Sussex

Stevenage

Barking and Dagenham

Enfield

Hackney

Haringey

Havering

Hertfordshire

Newham

Redbridge

Tower Hamlets

Waltham Forest

Swansea

Cofrestrfa Tir Ddosbarthol Abertawe

Barnet

Ealing

Hillingdon

Hounslow

Worcestershire

Telford

Greenwich

Herefordshire

Lambeth

Lewisham

Richmond upon Thames

Shropshire

Southwark

Wandsworth

Wrekin

Tunbridge Wells

Kent

Medway Towns

District Land Registry for Wales

Cofrestrfa Tir Ddosbarthol Cymru

All counties and county

Boroughs in Wales

Weymouth

Bournemouth

Dorset

Hampshire

Poole

Southampton

Swindon

Wiltshire

York

East Riding of Yorkshire

North Yorkshire

York

PART IINEW DISTRICT LAND REGISTRIES

(1)
(2)

District Land Registry
Administrative Areas

Birkenhead (Rosebrae)

Cheshire

Halton

Hammersmith and Fulham

Kensington and Chelsea

Warrington

District Land Registry for Lancashire

Blackburn with Darwen

Blackpool

Lancashire

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order, on 1st March 1999, supersedes the Land Registration (District Registries) Order 1998 and:
(1) changes the name of the Birkenhead District Land Registry to the Birkenhead (Old Market) District Land Registry;
(2) creates two new district land registries called the Birkenhead (Rosebrae) District Land Registry and the District Land Registry for Lancashire;
(3) transfers responsibility for the registration of titles in Cheshire, Halton and Warrington, and the London Boroughs of Hammersmith and Fulham and Kensington and Chelsea from the Birkenhead (Old Market) District Land Registry (formerly the Birkenhead District Land Registry) to the new Birkenhead (Rosebrae) District Land Registry;
(4) transfers responsibility for the registration of titles in the London Borough of Kingston upon Thames from the Telford District Land Registry to the Croydon District Land Registry;
(5) transfers responsibility for the registration of titles in Blackburn with Darwen, Blackpool and Lancashire from the Lytham District Land Registry to the new District Land Registry for Lancashire;
(6) otherwise leaves unaltered the districts of the following District Land Registries:
Coventry
Durham (Boldon House)
Durham (Southfield House)
Gloucester
Harrow
Kingston upon Hull
Leicester
Nottingham (East)
Nottingham (West)
Peterborough
Plymouth
Portsmouth
Stevenage
Swansea (Cofrestrfa Tir Ddosbarthol Abertawe)
Tunbridge Wells
Wales (Cofrestrfa Tir Ddosbarthol Cymru)
Weymouth
York


(1)
1925 c. 21.

(2)
S.I. 1998/140.
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