(cf 1919 No 6, s 163 (2) and (4))
(1) A conveyance or other deed affecting land executed on or after 1 July 1920 under a power of attorney has no effect unless the instrument creating the power has been registered.Note : 1 July 1920 is the day on which the Conveyancing Act 1919 commenced.
(2) If the instrument is registered after the time when the conveyance or other deed was executed, the conveyance or other deed has effect as if the instrument had been registered before that time.
(3) In this section,
"deed" includes any memorandum, dealing or other instrument affecting land that is deemed by an Act to have effect as a deed.
(4) This section does not apply to a lease for a term of 3 years or less.