Property law

Implementation of the Land Registration etc. (Scotland) Act 2012

Requirements of Writing (Scotland) Act 1995 (as amended by Part 10 of the Land Registration etc. (Scotland) Act 2012) Electronic Documents (Scotland) Regulations 2013

This consultation invites comments on proposals to make regulations for electronic documents and electronic signatures as provided for in sections 9B and 9C of the Requirements of Writing (Scotland) Act 1995 (the 1995 Act) as amended by sections 96, 97 and 98 of, and schedule 3 to, the Land Registration etc. (Scotland) Act 2012 (the 2012 Act). These regulations will prescribe the requirements that allow certain legal documents governed by the 1995 Act to take an electronic form and be signed using an electronic signature.

Inquiry into the effectiveness of the provisions in the Title Conditions (Scotland) Act 2003

The Justice Committee is undertaking an inquiry into the effectiveness of the provisions in the Title Conditions (Scotland) Act 2003 in relation to the appointment and dismissal of property factors and the recourse available to homeowners where they are dissatisfied with the services of land-owning maintenance companies. The committee is also interested in views and experiences of the options available under the 2003 Act to vary or remove existing real burdens.