Charge Certificate

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Definition: Charge Certificate



Full Definition of Charge Certificate


A Charge Certificate applies when a property is registered with the HM Land Registry.

A Charge Certificate will prove or transfer ownership of land. The Land Registry issues a Charge Certificate to the mortgagee of the property who has registered title. If there is no mortgage on the property, the Land Registry issues a Land Certificate to the registered proprietor.

The Charge Certificate contains three parts,

  • charges register
  • property register, and
  • proprietorship register.

It will also have details of restrictions, mortgages and other interests on the land.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Charge Certificate are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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