Republic of Ireland Law
Republic of Ireland Law Questions Answered by Experts
1. CAn you better explain the situation. Why would a neighbour register a house on their land? Are they seeking to rely on an "existing dwelling" in order to get planning permission? Essentially, the land Registry (now known as the Property Registration Authority) have control over the Land Registry plan map attached to the folio. How was this plan map altered? Essentially, the Land Registry have power to re-alter the Plan map so it accords with reality. Nowadays this plan map is backed up by aerial photographic records which show the position on the ground, so if you point out that the plan map is not correct, it can be quickly checked.
It appears that the owners of the land in question used plannig documentation to falsify additional