1. In your system, before granting a deed for sale or mortgage, is it compulsory, necessary or convenient to get information from the Land Registry?
The contract of sale is drawn by the parties themselves. They have no obligation to use the L.R. information but it’s convenient that they do.
2. What type of information is requested?
a. Title or deed of the registered owner.
b. Deeds regarding other property rights, mortgages and seizures
c. Information about the status of the property as for ownership and encumbrances
d. Information about the status of the property regarding public restrictions.
3. Who usually (or legally) deals with requesting this LR information? Public notaries? Solicitors? Interested parties themselves? Banks?
All professional parties involved use the information; notaries, bailiffs, real estate agents, the government and banks.