Status of the Land Registrar in each country

Home / European Land Registry Network / Poland / Status of the Land Registrar in each country

What is the status of the Land Registrar in your country:

a) Who is responsible for performing the act of registration of property rights?

Land registrar.

b) In case of doubt/appeal, who decides? c) Must he/she have a legal educational background?

Court decides – a judge, Land registrar and judge must have legal educational background.

d) Could you characterize the act of registration as a purely administrative duty or a quasi-judicial one?

A quasi – judicial one.

e) Is the Land Registrar independent in his/her decision making? If yes, how does your legal system assures such functional independence (i.e. the decisions are only challenged before a court).

Yes, land registrar is independent in decision-making, it is guaranteed by Law on Common Courts of 1982 (amended) and decisions are only challenged before a courte.