Australian Capital Territory Current Acts

[Index] [Table] [Search] [Search this Act] [Notes] [Noteup] [Previous] [Next] [Download] [Help]


Lodgment of instruments—registrable form

    (1)     The registrar-general shall not register any instrument purporting to transfer or otherwise deal with or affect any interest in land except—

        (a)     as required or permitted by a Territory or Commonwealth law; and

        (b)     in the manner provided by this Act.

    (2)     Where an instrument is lodged that is not in registrable form, the registrar-general may—

        (a)     refuse to register it and require—

              (i)     1 or more of the parties to the instrument to—

    (A)     alter or correct the instrument; or

    (B)     provide a stated document under section 14 (1) (a); or

              (ii)     for an instrument lodged under section 48BA or section 48BB—the legal practitioner or mortgagee corporation to—

    (A)     alter or correct the instrument; or

    (B)     provide certification under section 48BA or section 48BB in appropriate form; or

    (C)     provide a stated document under section 14 (1) (c) or section 48BH (2); or

        (b)     reject it.

    (3)     In this section:

"appropriate form", of certification for an instrument lodged for registration—see section 48BA (5).

AustLII: Copyright Policy | Disclaimers | Privacy Policy | Feedback