Written Answers. - Registration of Title.

Michael Ring

Question:

860 Mr. Ring asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform if he will instruct the Land Registry to expedite a transfer registration for a person (details supplied) in County Mayo as the delay is causing hardship. [19360/00]

I am informed by the Registrar of Titles that this application refers to a transfer of part which was lodged on 11 May 2000. I am further informed that queries issued on 23 August 2000 to the lodging solicitor and that on receipt of a satisfactory response the matter will be dealt with as soon as possible.

Michael Ring

Question:

861 Mr. Ring asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform if he will instruct the Land Registry to expedite a registration of a folio (details supplied) in County Mayo. [19361/00]

I am informed by the Registrar of Titles that this application refers to a transfer of part which was lodged on 3 December 1999 and completed on 23 August 2000.

Michael Ring

Question:

862 Mr. Ring asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform when a section 49 dealing in the Land Registry for a person (details supplied) in County Mayo will be completed. [19362/00]

I am informed by the Registrar of Titles that this dealing refers to an application under section 49, that is, acquisition of title by virtue of long possession, of the Registration of Title Act, 1964, which was lodged on 9 December 1999. I understand that, due to their complicated nature, applications under section 49, which require detailed examination of claims for registration as owners, can take some time to process.

I am further informed that queries issued to the lodging solicitor on 25 July 2000 and that on receipt of a satisfactory response the matter will be dealt with as soon as possible.

Michael Ring

Question:

863 Mr. Ring asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform if he will instruct the Land Registry to expedite the registration of folios for a person (details supplied) in County Mayo. [19363/00]

I am informed by the Registrar of Titles that an application under section 49, that is, acquisition of title by virtue of long possession, of the Registration of Title Act, 1963 was lodged on 20 July 2000 in relation to the first folio number referred to by the Deputy. I understand that, due to their complicated nature, applications under section 49, which require detailed examination of claims for registration as owners, can take some time to process.

I am further informed that queries issued to the lodging solicitor on 7 September 2000 and a reply to the queries was received on 29 September 2000. I can assure the Deputy that the Land Registry will do everything possible to expedite the resolution of this application.

I am informed that there is no dealing pending on Folio No. 4320 County Mayo.