Nursing Homes Support Scheme Act 2009


Discharge of orders made under section 17.

28.— (1) Where the monies advanced by way of ancillary State support adjusted in accordance with this Act (together with any interest payable) have been discharged the Executive shall issue a receipt and the receipt shall act as a discharge or release of the order to which it refers and may be registered in the Land Registry or the Registry of Deeds as appropriate.

(2) A receipt under subsection (1) may be issued by an authorised person.

(3) An application to the Property Registration Authority for the cancellation in the Land Registry of an entry of a charge on the register of the property charged, where such charge relates to an order created under section 17, may be made by an authorised person and such application may be made by electronic means if—

(a) it is lodged by electronic means in a manner approved by, and

(b) it complies with the requirements specified by,

the Property Registration Authority.

(4) A receipt under subsection (1) and an application under subsection (3) shall be in the form prescribed by regulations made under section 36.

(5) Where an application under subsection (3) is made to the Property Registration Authority in electronic form which purports to have been made by an authorised person it shall be presumed by the Property Registration Authority that such electronic document was made and transmitted by the person by whom it purports to have been made and transmitted.