Submit a Caution on a property

Description: A caution is a formal entry at the Land Registry indicating that the cautioner claims some interest in the property. Any person who:
  1. claims any unregistrable interest whatsoever in land or a lease or a hypothec;

  2. is entitled to a right of use; or

  3. has presented a bankruptcy petition against the proprietor of any registered land, lease or hypothec,
may lodge a caution with the Registrar forbidding the registration of dispositions of the land, lease or hypothec concerned and the making of entries affecting the same.
Category: Housing/Property
Office: Land Registry Section
Deadline Date: None
Processing Time: Varies (typically more than 2 weeks)
Fee: EC$20.00 per block and parcel
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Process: Complete Form LR 17 - Property Caution form and submit to the department.
Requirements: None
Notes: None

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