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REAL PROPERTY ACT 1900 - SECT 33AAA
Cessation of issue of certificates of title
33AAA Cessation of issue of certificates of title
(1) The Registrar-General may, by order published in the Gazette, declare that
the Registrar-General will cease to issue certificates of title under this Act
on a specified day (the
"cessation day" ).
(2) The day specified as the cessation day under
subsection (1) must be no earlier than the first day after the end of the
period of 3 months beginning with the day on which the notice is published in
the Gazette under that subsection.
(3) On and from the cessation day:
Registrar-General is no longer required to issue certificates of title under
this Act, and
(b) in relation to any land where a person (other than the
registered proprietor) has control of the right to deal in the land--the
Registrar-General may, if the Registrar-General considers it appropriate to do
so, make an entry in the folio of the Register for the land, in such form and
manner as the Registrar-General considers appropriate, indicating the name of
the person who the Registrar-General considers has control of the right to
deal in the land, and
(c) a certificate of title previously issued has no
force or effect for the purposes of a statutory requirement for the lodgment
or production of a certificate of title that is imposed in connection with the
registration of a matter, and
(d) a statutory requirement for the lodgment or
production of a certificate of title that is imposed in connection with the
registration of a matter is taken to be satisfied by the person recorded in
the Register as the person having control of the right to deal in the land
providing consent to the registration of the matter.
(4) The consent referred
to in subsection (3) (d) must:
(a) be provided in the approved form and in the
manner approved by the Registrar-General, and
(b) be signed (or, in the case
of an electronic consent, digitally signed) by or on behalf of the person who
has control of the right to deal in the land.
(5) The Registrar-General may
assume that a person having control of the right to deal in the land who
provides such consent to the registration of a matter has all necessary
authority to provide it or to withdraw it.
(6) This section applies despite
any other provisions of this Act (including sections 33-33AB) or any other
(7) In this section:
"electronic consent" means a consent contained in an electronic communication.
"statutory requirement" means a requirement made by or under this or any other
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