How to avoid HM Land Registry requisitions: Execution of deeds and powers of attorney

How to avoid HM Land Registry requisitions: Execution of deeds and powers of attorney


welcome to our guidance video for
conveyancers that explains how you can avoid a requisition for incorrect deed
execution and powers of attorney from Land Registry this is one of eight videos that examine
the problem its impact and the action you need to take about six percent of requisitions are raised because of a problem with how a deed has been executed errors vary
from a party’s signature not being witnessed or witness
details not be included to the wrong form of execution being used for the person or organization involved not checking that a deed has been executed correctly increases the risk of fraud incorrect execution can indicate the
possibility of fraud and could indicate a lack of proper care it can also invalidate the deed we have a comprehensive guidance on
execution in our practice guide eight called Execution of Deeds
other publications are also available which provide guidance on execution
requirements we see two main types of errors with powers of attorney first, failing to enclose a copy of a power this tends to be for corporate attorneys
second, not inclosing confirmation of identity for an attorney as well as the
donor of the power when this is required this will always be required except
where they have executed a discharge don’t forget that instead of enclosing a
copy of the power you can enclose a certificate in form 1 Schedule 3 to
the Land Registration rules 2003

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