Reminder – Rejection Policy
We would like to remind customers of the PRA’s policy in relation to the rejection of dealings. A list of Reasons for Rejection is outlined below and is also provided here.
This information is provided in order to assist customers in ensuring that applications are correctly presented for registration. Customers might note that activity level statistics provided on our website here show that rejected dealings accounted for 14% of intake in 2015.
REASONS FOR REJECTION
An application will be rejected if it contains any one or more of the grounds listed below:
- Where incorrect folio and county references are quoted in a deed or assent.
- Where no eStamp certificate or other evidence of stamping is lodged.
- Where on lodgement of an application for registration of an easement as a single application, no assent to its registration is lodged.
- Where a residential charge dated on or after the 1st of December 2009 is not in the correct format.
- Where the shares in which tenancies in common are to be held are not stated in the deed or otherwise in the application.
- Where prescribed fees are not lodged or incorrect fees lodged.
- Where the deed is not properly executed or properly attested.
- Where transmission application in forms 35 etc. predate the date of the assent
- Where an assent/application is incomplete in a transmission
- Where the jurat to an affidavit has not been completed.
- Where necessary documents e.g. deed of transfer, leases etc required for registration have not been not lodged
- Where a deed has to be returned for amendment and re-execution
- Where a map is required and none is lodged either with the current dealing or in an earlier application. Where the map lodged is not acceptable for registration.
- The affidavit lodged does not comply with Form 1/Form 2/Form 3/Form 5/Form 6/Form 68 of the LR Rules 2012.
- Application under the Form 3 procedure is not appropriate in the circumstances of the case and therefore an application is required to be lodged in Form 1/2 of the LR Rules 2012.