HC Deb 06 December 1989 vol 163 c228W
Mr. Hayward

To ask the Attorney-General what was the average delay in replying to inquiries to the Land Registry in Plymouth in(a) November 1989 and (b) November 1988.

The Attorney-General

The great majority of urgent pre-contract and pre-completion applications are now completed within four days. The percentages of such applications taking longer than that are set out in the table.

(a) November 1989 Percentage (b) November 1989 Percentage
Searches of the whole of a registered title 0 1
Searches of part of a registered title 1 8
Searches of the index map 6 16
Office copies (register and filed plan only) 3 12

Note: Overall averages for the time taken to deal with such applications are not available.

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