Land Registration for the 21st Century

Project status: Complete

The report, Land Registration for the 21st Century: A Conveyancing Revolution, and accompanying draft Bill were the outcome of six years’ joint work by the Law Commission and HM Land Registry. The purpose of the Bill was to create the necessary legal framework in which registered conveyancing could be conducted electronically and make other changes … Read more >

Land, Valuation and Housing Tribunals

Project status: Complete

The purpose of this project was to consider how the work of a group of tribunals should be organised. In August 2001, the report of an review of tribunals chaired by Sir Andrew Leggatt was published. It proposed a unified tribunals service, divided into several “divisions”. In his report, Sir Andrew recommended that we be asked … Read more >

Landlord and Tenant: Responsibility for State and Condition of Property

Project status: Complete

This project was part of the sixth programme of law reform. In our final report we explain how the law regulates the repair and maintenance of leasehold property and make recommendations for the reform of certain aspects of the law that governs the obligations of parties to a lease to repair and maintain the property … Read more >