Land Conveyancing Law Reform Act, 2009

The Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Act 2009 (“the Act”) became operative on the 1st December 2009 save for Section 132 (rent reviews) which comes into effect on the 28th February 2010.

The Act simplifies property law and conveyancing procedures.

  • Appurtenant Rights
    • Party Structures
      • Section 44 gives a new statutory right to a landowner to carry out works to a party structure subject to certain conditions.
      • Section 45 enables a building owner who is in dispute over works to a party structure to apply for a District Court order authorising the works.
  • Ownership of Land
  • Future Interests
  • Trusts of Land
  • Co-Ownership
  • Contracts and Conveyances
  • Mortages
  • Review of Rent
    • Section 132 of the Act provides for the abolition of upwards only rent views in commercial leases.
    • It will come into operation on the February 28th, 2010.