Antoine (administrator of the estate for Joseph Antoine, deceased) v Barclays Bank UK plc and another

Land Registration – Rectification of register. The registration of a third party as registered proprietor of a property by the Land Registry giving effect to a court order made in default of appearance and obtained by use of documents which were later held to have been forgeries, did not result in a 'mistake' for the purposes of rectification of the Register under Land Registration Act 2002. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division, in dismissing the claimant's appeal, further held that, as the registration of the court order had not been a mistake, neither had registration of a legal charge been.

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