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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.
(3) The 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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