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New practice note on registering joint ownership

  • The Law Society and Land Registry have issued a joint Practice Note concerning the correct use of Form JO, which was introduced after Baroness Hale's comments in Stack v Dowden. The JO form seeks to make it easier for conveyancers to arrange for joint purchasers to make a declaration of trust.

    The practice note only covers express declarations of trusts made at the time of acquisition. It does not deal with practice in relation to equitable interests, nor implied, resulting or constructive trusts.

    View the Practice Note or the Form JO


News, published: 15/01/2013

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Published: 15/01/2013

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