Preventive control of legality

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The employees of the LR authority match the information in the application with the contents of the LR. If, owing to some particular circumstance, there is reason to suppose that the acquisition invoked by the applicant is invalid or cannot be asserted or that the measure requested would otherwise encroach on the rights of another party, the LR authority may give the person whose rights are affected the opportunity of returning a statement in writing.

If the LR authority then finds the applicant’s title to be contentious, the authority may order the applicant to file judicial proceedings within a certain time. If the applicant fails to comply with the injunction, the application may be refused. All decisions, except postponement, by the LR authority can be appealed. There is no time frame in law in which all applications must be processed.