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Countdown Begins for Land Registration Change

By SLAS Spokesperson



100 days until designated day

The end of August (the 30th) marks 100 days until the new powers of the Land Registration etc. (Scotland) Act 2012 (‘the 2012 Act’) will take effect.

In the run up to the designated day on 8 December 2014, Registers of Scotland (RoS) will be providing up-to-date information and support to stakeholders. The dedicated 2012 Act website ( is a central source of information, and includes background details about the act and resulting changes to RoS registration processes. The site provides a timeline of key points and actions connected to the 2012 Act, information videos, social media links and an area to address frequently asked questions. There is also a section to sign up to e-mail updates.

RoS is hosting a series of one-day information and support roadshows across Scotland from September to November this year, with spaces still available in Shetland and Fort William. Booking information is available at



For regular updates about the 2012 Act, follow the RoS corporate Facebook ( and Twitter (@RegistersofScot) channels. Links to changes and updates will also be added to the RoS communications group on LinkedIn.



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