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Yes I understand all is electronically registered, but is that not a true reflection of the transfer information, I am told that the reason for the electronic system is for the LR to be able to idientify the owner of land etc, dont have a problem but I also wish to maintain paper deeds
I feel its prudent to maintain the paper deeds, I don't have total confidence in any system which relies only on electronic means. As the LR system should only reflect the tangible deeds, surely I have the right to have the paper deeds signed and sealed as a backup to the LR details?
Sorry to be pain, my reason for enquiring is because when I recently settled my mortgage I was shocked to receive only a photocopy of the orginal signed deeds, when I made further inquiries I was told by a solicitor that the LR/town hall had probably destroyed them and I did not consent to this. I feel that the LR is surpassing there need to maintain records by retaining original/wet signature papers, why does the LR want the orginal papers should they not be content with copies and the owners should retain the orginal signed papers. And in legal terms what does Mandatory mean? and what does Register mean? I know that when one registers a car they then become the registered keeper. My main issue is that to rely totally on Electronic means is far from prudent.