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REAL PROPERTY ACT 1900 - SECT 141

Certain fraudulent acts to be deemed indictable offences

141 Certain fraudulent acts to be deemed indictable offences

(1) If any person:
(a) fraudulently procures, assists in fraudulently procuring or is privy to the fraudulent procuring of:
(i) the creation of a folio of the Register,
(ii) the issue or delivery of a certificate of title,
(iii) a recording in the Register, or
(iv) any alteration in any instrument or form issued by the Registrar-General,
(b) fraudulently uses, assists in fraudulently using, or is privy to the fraudulent using of any form purporting to be issued or sanctioned by the Registrar-General, or
(c) knowingly misleads or deceives any person hereinbefore authorised to demand explanation or information in respect to any land or the title to any land which is the subject of any application to bring the same under the provisions of this Act, or in respect to which any dealing is proposed to be registered or recorded,
he or she shall be guilty of an indictable offence, and shall incur a penalty not exceeding 10 penalty units, or may, at the discretion of the Court before whom the case may be tried, be imprisoned for any period not exceeding three years.
(2) Any folio of the Register, certificate of title, recording or alteration the creation of which, issue or delivery of which or the making of which, as the case may be, has been procured by fraud shall be void as between all parties or privies to the fraud.



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