Scotland Land Registry Search

Controlling Legislation

Scotland has its own Land Registry, which is quite distinct from the Land Registry in England and Wales, and Scotland Land Registry Searches are based on a different legal system, being controlled by the Land Registration etc (Scotland) 2012 Act.

Property Ownership Documents

Ownership documents in Scotland are contained in the Land Register, which includes a Title Plan based on the Ordnance Survey. The Land Register consists of a Title Record, an Index Map (referred to as a Cadastral Map), a Sasine Register (referred to as an archive record) and an Application record.

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