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Property Registration Authority

Practice Directions

The Practice Directions provide a guide to the practices and procedures used in the making of decisions in the Property Registration Authority. A number of the Practice Directions have been fully revised and updated in recent years and this project will continue over the coming years. In addition to the information provided under Practice Directions, regular updates regarding new developments and practices are also provided in the form of Legal Office Notices uploaded on the website.

The Practice Directions are for guidance only and should not be regarded as legal interpretations. While reasonable care has been exercised in the compilation of these Practice Directions there is no representation made as to their accuracy or completeness. The use of any information in the Practice Directions, which may be altered or updated at any time without notice, is at the sole risk of the user. Neither the Registrar of Deeds and Titles nor the Minister for Justice Equality and Law Reform shall accept legal liability for any inaccuracy or omission in the information contained in the Practice Directions.

For ease of reference the Practice Direction contain hyperlinks to the Irish Statute Book. Users are warned that a hyperlink on this web site does not indicate that any particular provision in a statute or statutory instrument was, or is currently, in force. You are advised to read the disclaimer on the Irish Statute Book website regarding all material published on that site.

While no set of practice directions can claim to be fully comprehensive we hope that publication of these practice directions and Legal Office Notices will be assistance to persons who have occasion to avail of our services. However, it should be noted that the Property Registration Authority is not an advisory body and cannot give advice in relation to individual cases.

The Legal Office Notices are listed in alphabetical order. If you have any difficulty locating the information you seek, please see our “Guide to searching”.


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