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REAL PROPERTY ACT 1900 - SECT 40

Manual folio to be considered evidence of title, and that the land has been duly brought under the Act

40 Manual folio to be considered evidence of title, and that the land has been duly brought under the Act

(1) A manual folio shall be received by all Courts or persons having by law or consent of parties authority to hear, receive and examine evidence as evidence of the particulars therein recorded and shall be conclusive evidence that any person recorded in the folio as the registered proprietor of an estate or interest in the land comprised in the folio is the registered proprietor of that estate or interest and that the land comprised in that folio has been duly brought under the provisions of this Act.
(1A) Where a computer folio certificate is issued in respect of a folio of the Register:
(a) the certificate is evidence of the particulars recorded in that folio, and
(b) it shall be conclusively presumed that:
(i) the certificate contains all the information that was recorded in that folio at the time specified in the certificate,
(ii) the land to which the certificate relates was, at that time, under the provisions of this Act, and
(iii) a person recorded in the certificate as the registered proprietor of an estate or interest in the land to which the certificate relates was, at that time, the registered proprietor of that estate or interest.
(1B) Where, in a manual folio or computer folio certificate, the estate or interest of a registered proprietor is expressed to be subject to:
(a) an estate or interest evidenced by an instrument,
(b) a provision of an instrument, or
(c) an enumerated provision of an Act or of an Act of the Parliament of the Commonwealth,
the whole of the contents of the instrument, provision or enumerated provision, as the case may be, shall be deemed to be set forth at length in the folio or certificate.
(2) No folio of the Register shall be impeached or defeasible on the ground of want of notice or of insufficient notice of the application to bring the land therein described under the provisions of this Act, or on account of any error, omission, or informality in such application, or in the proceedings pursuant thereto, by the Registrar-General.
(2A) No folio of the Register shall be impeached or defeasible on the ground of want of notice or of insufficient notice of a possessory application relating to the land therein described, or on account of any error, omission or informality in the application, or in the proceedings pursuant thereto, by the Registrar-General.
(3) The person recorded in any folio of the Register as entitled to the land therein described shall be held in every Court to be seised of the reversion expectant upon any lease that may be recorded thereon, and to have all powers, rights, and remedies to which a reversioner is by law entitled, and shall be subject to all covenants and conditions therein expressed to be performed on the part of the lessor.



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