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REAL PROPERTY ACT 1900 - SECT 4A

Registrar-General--delegation and seal of office

4A Registrar-General--delegation and seal of office

(1) The Registrar-General may delegate any of the powers and functions of the Registrar-General under this or any other Act, other than this power of delegation, to a Deputy Registrar-General or member of staff of the Department.
(2) The Registrar-General is to have a seal of office that bears an impression of the Arms of the State of New South Wales and has inscribed in the margin the words "Registrar-General, New South Wales".
(3) An instrument or document issued by the Registrar-General or a Deputy Registrar-General, acting or purporting to act under the authority of any Act, is not invalid only because of:
(a) any irregularity in the manner or time of affixing, impressing or printing the seal of the Registrar-General to or on the instrument or document, or
(b) a failure to affix, impress or print the seal of the Registrar-General to or on the instrument or document.
(4) All courts and persons acting judicially:
(a) are required to take judicial notice of the seal of the Registrar-General, and
(b) must, until the contrary is proved, presume that the seal was properly affixed.
(5) The seal of the Registrar-General may be affixed by electronic or mechanical means.



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