Law of Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1994

Link to law: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1994/36/contents

Introductory Text

Part I Implied covenants for title

The covenants

1. Covenants to be implied on a disposition of property.
2. Right to dispose and further assurance.
3. Charges, incumbrances and third party rights.
4. Validity of lease.
5. Discharge of obligations where property subject to rentcharge or leasehold land.

Effect of covenants

6. No liability under covenants in certain cases.
7. Annexation of benefit of covenants.
8. Supplementary provisions.
9. Modifications of statutory forms.

Transitional provisions

10. General saving for covenants in old form.
11. Covenants in old form implied in certain cases.
12. Covenants in new form to be implied in other cases.
13. Application of transitional provisions in relation to options.

Part II Matters arising in connection with death

14. Vesting of estate in case of intestacy or lack of executors.
15. Registration of land charges after death.
16. Concurrence of personal representatives in dealings with interests in land.
17. Notices affecting land: absence of knowledge of intended recipient’s death.
18. Notices affecting land: service on personal representatives before filing of grant.
19. Functions of Public Trustee in relation to notices, etc.

Part III General provisions

20. Crown application.
21. Consequential amendments and repeals.
22. Extent.
23. Commencement.
24. Short title.

SCHEDULES

SCHEDULE 1
Consequential amendments

Law of Property Act 1925 (c.20)
1.In section 77(1) of the Law of Property Act 1925...

Land Registration Act 1925 (c.21)
2.In section 38(2) of the Land Registration Act 1925 (effect...

Law of Property (Joint Tenants) Act 1964 (c.63)
3.In section 1(1) of the Law of Property (Joint Tenants)...

Land Commission Act 1967 (c.1)
4.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Leasehold Reform Act 1967 (c.88)
5.(1) In section 10 of the Leasehold Reform Act 1967...

Consumer Credit Act 1974 (c.39)
6.In section 176 of the Consumer Credit Act 1974 (service...

Rentcharges Act 1977 (c.30)
7.In section 11(2) of the Rentcharges Act 1977 (additional covenants...

Rent Act 1977 (c.42)
8.In Part I of Schedule 2 to the Rent Act...

Housing Act 1985 (c.68)
9.(1) Schedule 6 to the Housing Act 1985 (conveyance of...

Financial Services Act 1986 (c.60)
10.In section 45(1) of the Financial Services Act 1986 (miscellaneous...

Housing Act 1988 (c.50)
11.In Part III of Schedule 1 to the Housing Act...

Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 (c.28)
12.(1) In section 34 of the Leasehold Reform, Housing and...

SCHEDULE 2
Repeals
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