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REAL PROPERTY ACT 1900 - SECT 13H
Land that becomes Crown land
13H Land that becomes Crown land
(1) Where the Registrar-General becomes aware that land (whether it is land to
which this Part applies or not) comprised in a folio of the Register has
become Crown land within the meaning of the Crown Lands Act 1989 , the
Registrar-General shall make such recordings in the Register as the
Registrar-General considers appropriate and may cancel, or make such
recordings as the Registrar-General considers appropriate upon, any relevant
certificate of title or duplicate registered dealing when it becomes available
to the Registrar-General.
(2) Without limiting the generality of subsection (1), the Registrar-General
may record "The State of New South Wales" as the registered proprietor of land
referred to in that subsection if it is not already so recorded.
Registrar-General may by notice in writing, require a person who is in
possession of a certificate of title or duplicate registered dealing
evidencing title to an estate or interest in land referred to in subsection
(1) to deliver up the certificate or dealing for cancellation or notation, as
the case may require, within a period specified in the notice.
(4) Where a
certificate of title or duplicate registered dealing is not delivered up to
the Registrar-General for cancellation or notation as required by a notice
given under subsection (3):
(a) the certificate of title or duplicate
registered dealing, as the case may be, shall be deemed to be wrongfully
retained within the meaning of section 136, and
(b) the notice shall be
deemed to be a notice referred to in section 136 (1).
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