Dougbar Properties Ltd v Keeper of the Registers of Scotland: SCS 9 Feb 1999

Even if there existed an acknowledged error in the Land Registry, rectification was the only available remedy. The existence of an inaccuracy did not alter the legal reality that the registered proprietor had a right created by registration. In certain circumstances a unilateral error by the Keeper could be the subject of rectification.


Lord Macfadyen


1999 SC 513, [1999] ScotCS 43


Bailii, ScotC


Land Registration (Scotland) Act 1979


CitedWilliams and Glyn’s Bank Ltd v Boland HL 19-Jun-1980
Wife in Occupation had Overriding Interest
The wife had made a substantial financial contribution to the purchase price of the house which was registered only in her husband’s name, and charged to the bank. The bank sought possession. The wife resisted saying that she had an overriding . .

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CitedSafeway Stores Plc v Tesco Stores IHCS 6-Jun-2003
The parties appealed a decision of the Lands Tribunal for Scotland ordering rectification of the land register. A small area had been registered to two registers, and an error had occurred on the digitisation of the plan.
Held: The system of . .
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Scotland, Registered Land

Updated: 06 June 2022; Ref: scu.170434