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Law of Property Act 1925

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The Law of Property Act 1925 (15 & 16 Geo. 5. c. 20) is a statute of the United Kingdom Parliament. It forms part of an interrelated programme of legislation introduced by Lord Chancellor Lord Birkenhead between 1922 and 1925. The programme was intended to modernise the English law of real property. The Act deals principally with the transfer of freehold or leasehold land by deed.

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Law of Property Act 1925
Long titleAn Act to consolidate the enactments relating to Conveyancing and the Law of Property in England and Wales.
Citation15 & 16 Geo. 5. c. 20
Introduced byLord Birkenhead
Territorial extent England and Wales[1]
Royal assent9 April 1925
Commencement1 January 1926[2]
Other legislation
Amended by
Status: Amended
Text of statute as originally enacted
Text of the Law of Property Act 1925 as in force today (including any amendments) within the United Kingdom, from

The LPA 1925, as amended, provides the core of English land law, particularly as regards many aspects of freehold land which is itself an important consideration in all other types of interest in land.