INSPIRE Knowledge Base

Property Registration Authority (Ireland)

LMO Description
Organisation: 
Property Registration Authority (Ireland)
Proposed role in INSPIRE development
  • submit reference material as input to the Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • be kept informed
  • yes
    Details
    Level of authority: 
    National
    Republic of Ireland
    Formal Mandate: 
    <p>Annex I<br /> Cadastral Parcels</p>
    Main Activities: 
    The main functions of the PRA are to manage and control the Land Registry and Registry of Deeds and to promote and extend the registration of ownership of land. The PRA also operates the Ground Rents Purchase Scheme under the Landlord and Tenant Acts.
    Comments: 
    The core business of the Land Registry involves examining legal documents and related maps submitted as applications for registration, interpreting the legal effect of such documents and recording their legal impact on the registers and maps. Since the Irish land register is a public record, any person may inspect the folios and maps, on payment of the prescribed fees. The title shown on the folio is guaranteed by the State
    Area of work/experience
    Geographic Domain:: 
    National
    Republic of Ireland
    Societal Sector: 
    Central Government
    Specific Expertise: 
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development: 
    preparing PRA Land Registry metadata in accordance with Annex 1 data specification
    Primary Business: 
    Mapping