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Termination of the Property Alert

Q1: Under what circumstances will the Property Alert for a selected land register be terminated by the Land Registry during the subscription period?
A:

During the subscription period, the Property Alert for a selected land register may be terminated by the Land Registry as soon as:

  1. the subscriber ceases to be the current owner shown on the selected land register (e.g. due to change of property ownership); or
  2. the selected land register has been closed by the Land Registry (e.g. creation of a new land register in replacement of the previous one due to subdivision of the land) and no instrument will normally be registered against that closed land register.

Under these circumstances, a termination notification will be sent to the subscriber’s last known email address for receiving Property Alert notifications from the Land Registry on records. The subscription fee paid will not be refunded.

 
Q2: Can I continue to use the Property Alert for the selected land register after I have sold my property?
A: No. In accordance with the terms and conditions for the Property Alert, you are obliged to notify the Land Registry to terminate the Property Alert for the selected land register as soon as you cease to be the current owner of the property concerned. You should give the notification by completing and returning an application form for change of particulars (PDF format)(MS Word format)(Online form) to the Land Registry. The subscription fee paid will not be refunded. 
Q3: Can I continue to use the Property Alert for the selected land register after my property has been subdivided/carved out/amalgamated/surrendered?
A: No. After your property has been subdivided/carved out/ amalgamated/surrendered and the related instrument (e.g. Deed Poll, Deed of Mutual Covenant, Deed of Surrender, etc.) has been registered, the relevant land register will be closed by the Land Registry and no instrument will normally be registered against that closed land register. Under these circumstances, the Property Alert for that closed land register will be terminated. A termination notification will be sent to your last known email address for receiving Property Alert notifications from the Land Registry on records. The subscription fee paid will not be refunded.
Q4: Will I be notified if the Property Alert for a selected land register has been terminated by the Land Registry?
A: Yes. A termination notification will be sent to your last known email address for receiving Property Alert notifications from the Land Registry on records.
Q5: Can I unsubscribe the Property Alert?
A:

Yes. You may unsubscribe the Property Alert for a selected land register at any time by completing and returning an application form for change of particulars (PDF format)(MS Word format)(Online form) to the Land Registry not less than 7 calendar days before the intended date of termination of service specified in the form. The subscription fee paid will not be refunded. You have to submit a fresh application and pay the subscription fee again if you wish to subscribe to the Property Alert for that same land register again.