Landlord and Tenant (Ground Rents) Act, 1967

Conveyance of fee simple.

6.—(1) Where, in relation to land the fee simple in which is proposed to be acquired by a person under this Act, a notice under section 4 of this Act is served, the person by whom it is served and the person upon whom it is served shall, without unreasonable delay, take all necessary steps to effect a conveyance free from incumbrances of the fee simple and any intermediate interests in the land to the person proposing to acquire the fee simple.

(2) In subsection (1) of this section “incumbrances” does not include a mortgage or charge on the interest of the person proposing to acquire the fee simple, and, upon conveyance of the fee simple in land to a person who is acquiring the fee simple therein under this Act and whose previous interest in the land was subject to such a mortgage or charge, the mortgage or charge shall, if it has not been extinguished, be deemed to be a mortgage or charge on the fee simple in the land.