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Property Registration

Volume 891: debated on Monday 28 April 1975

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asked the Attorney-General what progress is being made towards covering England and Wales by the extention of the system of registered title; and what proportion of the two countries is at present covered by compulsory registration.

An Order-in-Council made last February will extend the system of compulsory registration of title by stages on 1st June and 1st December this year, to areas comprising about 8 per cent. of the total population of England and Wales. The system at present covers areas comprising about 57 per cent. of the population.