Re Fitzgerald; Application of John Foley

JurisdictionIreland
CourtSupreme Court (Irish Free State)
Judgment Date01 Jan 1925
S. C., I. F. S.,
In re Fitzgerald
Application of John Foley

Register of lands a public document - Open to public inspection - This common law right not inconsistent with Local Registration of Title Act, 1891.

Judgment had been recovered in an action against a defendant who, at the date of the issue of the writ, was registered as the owner of an undivided share of certain lands. Subsequently he made an application to the Land Registry, in pursuance of which his name was removed from the register and thelands entered in the names of his brother and uncle as tenants-in-common. The plaintiff applied to inspect the documents of title on which the folio was constructed, and, on refusal by the Registrar, sought an order of the Court:—Held...

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