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Library Registration of Title Act, 1964.

Registration of Title Act, 1964.

Registration of Title Act, 1964.
An Act to consolidate with amendments the law relating to the registration of the title to land.

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This Act consists of 127 sections divided into 5 Parts: Preliminary and general (I); Land registry, registers, registering authorities and jurisdiction (II); Registration of ownership (IV); Devolution on death and descent on intestacy (IV); Miscellaneous provisions.The central office in Dublin, under the management of the Registrar of Title, shall be the office for registration of all land in the State. Functions of the local offices shall be such as may be prescribed. There shall be maintained in the central office: (a) registers of: (i) ownership of freehold land, and; (ii) ownership of leasehold interests, excluding incorporeal hereditaments held in gross; (b) a register of ownership of; (i) land comprising incorporeal hereditaments held in gross; (ii) such other rights in land as may be prescribed. Powers of the Registrar are outlined in section 16. The registration of the ownership of freehold land shall be compulsory in cases specified in section 23. On registration of a person as owner of land, the Registrar shall deliver to him a certificate in the prescribed form (sect. 28). The register shall be conclusive evidence of the title of the owner to the land as appearing on the register (sect. 31). Section 33 prescribes classes of title, which may be registered. Section 51 concerns the transfer of registered land.

Implemented by: Land Registration Rules, 1972. (1972-10-02)
Implemented by: Land Registration (Fees) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 380 of 2012). (2012-09-28)
Implemented by: Land Registration Rules 2012 (S.I. No. 483 of 2012). (2012-12-01)
Amended by: Registration of Deeds and Title Act 2006 (No. 12 of 2006). (2006-05-07)
Amended by: Registration of Title (Amendment) Act, 1997. (2000-10-15)
Amended by: Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Act 2009 (No. 27 of 2009). (2009-07-21)

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