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Digitally signed documents in the Land Register of Scotland

April 23, 2010 /

There have always been laws regulating how documents must be executed before they can be enforceable. Case law has also developed to resolve real life situations which were overlooked by the law makers.

Can offshore wind farms be mortgaged under Belgian law ?

April 23, 2010 /

[1] Guido De Latte   [2] Introduction 1. In June 2009 the first Belgian offshore wind farm on the North Sea was inaugurated. It is a project developed by the C-Power consortium[3]. By the end of 2009 the construction of 6 turbines was completed. 48 more turbines are to be built eventually. The wind farm is […]

Spanish property registration law

April 23, 2010 /

Javier Gómez Gálligo THE PROPERTY REGISTRY Property registration law is the legal discipline that studies everything concerning the operation and effects of the Property Registry. The Property Registry is a juristic registry. Juristic registries report facts or circumstances, but they also have legal effects; that is, they add effects to any juristic act that is registered (For example, because of these added effects, a […]

Land registration system of the republic of Croatia

April 23, 2010 /

Damir Kontrec Judge and Vice President of the County Court in Varaždin Introduction Land registers on the territory of today’s Republic of Croatia have a very long tradition which dates back to the second half of 19th century. In the past 130 to 140 years of land registers as a public registry competent for real estate legal transactions, there has been […]

Visit To The Hungarian Unified Land Registry System In Györ, Hungary

March 10, 2010 /

by Harald Wilsch, Secretary General of ELRA On behalf of the European Commission seminar „Judicial Cooperation in the European Union and Land Registry as an Implementation Instrument“, the Secretary General of ELRA, Mr. Harald Wilsch, and four colleagues from the Spanish Colegio de Registradores visited a Hungarian Land Registry Office in Györ. In fact, the […]

Study Tours To Registers Of Scotland

January 15, 2010 /

Registers of Scotland is highly experienced in the design and delivery of study tours and training for international counterparts in the field of Land Administration. ROS is well equipped to organise all aspects of any study tour to support the objectives of the visiting party.

Belgian Land Registry and Land Registration, Present & Future

January 1, 2010 /

Gerard Vandenhouwe & Johan Pieters 1. Introduction The European Land Registry Association (ELRA) asked the Belgian delegates –the “Royal Federation of Mortgage Conservators of Belgium” and “Patrimonial Documentation” (of the Finance Department)– to present the Belgian land registration system to the general assembly of its members. After three preliminary remarks, we will describe briefly the […]

Newest Developments in the German Land Registry System

January 1, 2010 /

I. New framework law in the area of jurisdictio voluntaria 1. Preface On September 1, 2009, a comprehensive reform in the area of jurisdictio voluntaria became effective in Germany. This means the so-called “Gesetz zur Reform des Verfahrens in Familiensachen und in den Angelegenheiten der freiwilligen Gerichtsbarkeit”, shortened to the designation “FamFG” (download at http://www.gesetze-im- […]

Estonian E-Solutions Reached The Finals Of European E-Government Awards

December 9, 2009 /

Cross-border digital signature and Digital Land Register that have been developed in the Centre of Registers and Information Systems of the Ministry of Justice reached the final of the European eGovernment Awards. According to Ando Rehemaa, Director of Centre of Registers and Information Systems (RIK), the eGovernment competition organized by the European Commission is one […]

Visit Of The Chinese Delegation To Colegio De Registradores De España

November 20, 2009 /

A Delegation from the Chinese Government visited the Colegio de Registradores de España on 21st September for an introduction to the Spanish Land Registry system. The Delegation was composed of Mr.Gan Zangchun, Deputy Chief Supervisor Chairman, Mr. Ma Yi, General Director of State Land Supervision General Office, Mr. Cui Yan, General Director of Shenyang Bureau of […]