§ Mr. Loughlin
asked the Attorney-General how many orders have been made under the Land Registration Act, 1925; how many such orders have been made in each year since 1925 to the nearest convenient date in 1971; and what percentage of all domestic properties in England and Wales has been so affected by the total number of such orders made.
§ The Attorney-General
Twenty-eight Orders in Council have been made under the Land Registration Act, 1925, extending compulsory registration of title to land on sale. Of these orders one was made in each of the years 1928, 1936, 1938, 1952, 1953, 1956, 1969 and 1970; two in each of the years 1964 and 1965; three in each of the years 1955, 1961. 1966 and 1967; and four in 1962. Approximately 35 per cent. of the domestic properties in England and Wales are in areas to which the compulsory registration system has been applied since 1925 and 45 per cent. in areas to which it has been applied since its inception in 1897.