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REAL PROPERTY ACT 1900 - SECT 32

Folios of the Register

32 Folios of the Register

(1) The Registrar-General creates a folio of the Register for land by making a record of:
(a) a description of the land and of the estate or interest therein for which it is created,
(b) a description of the proprietor for the time being of the estate or interest and the fact that any such proprietor is a minor if the Registrar-General knows that to be the case, and
(c) such particulars, as the Registrar-General thinks fit, of:
(i) other estates or interests, if any, affecting the land, and
(ii) other information, if any, that relates to the land or any estate or interest therein and is included in that record pursuant to this or any other Act (including an Act of the Parliament of the Commonwealth) or an instrument made under any such Act,
and by allocating a distinctive reference to the record so made.
(2) Subsection (1) does not apply in respect of a folio of the register constituted under section 29 or 31 of the Strata Schemes Development Act 2015 .
(2A) Subsection (1) (c) applies, in the case of a qualified folio of the Register, subject to the provisions of section 28I.
(3) Where a person is registered as proprietor of a lease registered under this Act, the Registrar-General may:
(a) if the Registrar-General thinks fit so to do, create a folio or folios of the Register for the estate or interest of that person in some or all of the land leased, and
(b) for that purpose require a plan of the land to be lodged for registration or recording which shall, if the Registrar-General so requires, be a plan of survey.
(4) The Registrar-General may, if the Registrar-General thinks fit so to do, create a new folio or new folios of the Register for the whole or any part of the land comprised in one or more of the folios of the Register.
(5) Where, under this Act, the Registrar-General creates a new folio of the Register for land contained in a previously created folio of the Register, the Registrar-General shall appropriately cancel the previously created folio and may, for the purposes of this subsection, require the production to the Registrar-General of any certificate of title.
(6) The Registrar-General shall have, and shall be deemed always to have had, power to cancel in such manner as the Registrar-General considers proper any recording in the Register that the Registrar-General is satisfied does not affect the land to which the recording purports to relate.
(7) The Registrar-General shall maintain a record of all dealings recorded in, or action taken in respect of, a computer folio and such other information, if any, relating to the folio as the Registrar-General thinks fit.



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