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REAL PROPERTY ACT 1900 - SECT 4B
4B Deputy Registrars-General
(1) The Registrar-General may, by instrument in writing, designate one or more
members of staff of the Department to be Deputy Registrars-General.
more than one Deputy Registrar-General is designated, the Registrar-General
may, in the instrument designating a person to be a Deputy Registrar-General
or by a subsequent instrument in writing, designate one of the Deputy
Registrars-General to be the Senior Deputy Registrar-General.
(3) A Deputy
Registrar-General has such powers and functions as may be:
(a) assigned to the
Deputy Registrar-General by the Registrar-General, and
(b) conferred or
imposed on the Deputy Registrar-General by or under this or any other Act.
(4) A Deputy Registrar-General is to exercise his or her powers and functions
(including delegated powers and functions of the Registrar-General) in
accordance with any directions given by the Registrar-General.
(5) If there
is no Registrar-General or the Registrar-General is absent from his or her
(a) in the case where there is only one Deputy Registrar-General--the
Deputy Registrar-General may act as the Registrar-General, or
(b) in the case
where there is more than one Deputy Registrar-General--the Senior Deputy
Registrar-General may act as the Registrar-General.
(6) A Deputy
Registrar-General acting as the Registrar-General under subsection (5) has the
same powers and functions as the Registrar-General and anything done by the
Deputy Registrar-General in the exercise of those powers and functions has
same effect as if it had been done by the Registrar-General.
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