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SALE OF LAND ACT 1962 - SECT 2

Definitions

    (1)     In this Act unless inconsistent with the context or subject-matter—

"arbitrator" means a person appointed by the Governor in Council to be an arbitrator for the purposes of this Act;

S. 2(1) def. of authorised deposit-taking institution inserted by No. 11/2001 s. 3(Sch. item 67.1(a)).

"authorised deposit-taking institution" has the same meaning as in the Banking Act 1959 of the Commonwealth;


S. 2(1) def. of child inserted by No. 27/2001 s. 3(Sch. 1 item 12.1).

"child" of a person includes a child of the person's spouse or domestic partner;

S. 2(1) def. of conveyancer inserted by No. 75/2006 s. 192(Sch. 2 item 5.1).

"conveyancer" means a licensee under the Conveyancers Act 2006 ;

S. 2(1) def. of domestic partner inserted by No. 27/2001 s. 3(Sch. 1 item 12.1), substituted by No. 12/2008 s. 73(1)(Sch. 1 item 54.1).

"domestic partner "of a person means—

        (a)     a person who is in a registered relationship with the person; or

        (b)     a person to whom the person is not married but with whom the person is living as a couple on a genuine domestic basis (irrespective of gender);

"land" includes land of any tenure, and buildings or parts of buildings (whether the division is horizontal, vertical or made in any other way) and other corporeal hereditaments; and also an undivided share in land and any estate or interest in land;

S. 2(1) def. of legal practitioner inserted by No. 18/2005 s. 18(Sch. 1 item 94.1), amended by No. 17/2014 s. 160(Sch. 2 item 87).

"legal practitioner" means an Australian legal practitioner;


S. 2(1) def. of mortgage amended by Nos 7052 s. 2(a), 7272 s. 2(1)(a).

"mortgage" includes any charge or lien on any land for securing money or money's worth but does not include any such charge or lien which attaches to any land by the operation of any enactment to secure an amount due for rates taxes or charges payable to any statutory body or any such charge or lien in favour of a service company to secure the performance by the proprietor of a stratum estate of his obligations to the service company under a service agreement or any floating charge on the whole or any part of the undertaking or property of a corporation and the verb to mortgage shall have a corresponding interpretation; "mortgage money" means money or money's worth secured by a mortgage; mortgagor includes any person from time to time deriving title under the original mortgagor or entitled to redeem a mortgage according to his estate interest or right in the mortgaged property; "mortgagee" includes any person at any time deriving title under the original mortgagee;

"Part" means Part of this Act;

S. 2(1) def. of police officer inserted by No. 37/2014 s. 10(Sch. item 148.1).

"police officer" has the same meaning as in the Victoria Police Act 2013 ;

"prescribed" means prescribed by or under this Act;

"purchaser" includes any person from time to time deriving an interest under a contract of sale from the original purchaser under the contract;

"regulations" means regulations under this Act;

Registrar means the Registrar of Titles;

"rules" means rules under this Act;

S. 2(1) def. of sale amended by No. 7272 s. 2(1)(b).

"sale" includes an agreement for sale an offer to sell and the giving of an option to purchase; and sell and sells shall have corresponding interpretations;

"Schedule" means Schedule to this Act;

S. 2(1) def. of society inserted by No. 35/1996 s. 453(Sch. 1 item 73.1), repealed by No. 11/2001 s. 3(Sch. item 67.1(b)).

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S. 2(1) def. of spouse inserted by No. 27/2001 s. 3(Sch. 1 item 12.1).

"spouse" of a person means a person to whom the person is married;

S. 2(1) def. of terms contract substituted by No. 6/2008 s. 29(1).

terms contract has the meaning set out in section 29A;

"vendor" includes any person to whom the rights of a vendor under a contract have been assigned.

S. 2(1A) inserted by No. 27/2001 s. 3(Sch. 1 item 12.2), substituted by No. 12/2008 s. 73(1)(Sch. 1 item 54.2).

    (1A)     For the purposes of the definition of domestic partner in subsection (1)—

        (a)     "registered relationship" has the same meaning as in the Relationships Act 2008 ; and

        (b)     in determining whether persons who are not in a registered relationship are domestic partners of each other, all the circumstances of their relationship are to be taken into account, including any one or more of the matters referred to in section 35(2) of the Relationships Act 2008 as may be relevant in a particular case.

S. 2(2) amended by No. 7898 s. 3(a), substituted by No. 53/1988 s. 45(Sch. 2 item 39) (as amended by No. 47/1989 s. 19(y)).

    (2)     This Act does not bind the Crown but applies to any statutory body or authority (whether or not it represents the Crown) in respect of any subdivision of land.

S. 2(3) repealed by No. 6/2008 s. 29(2).

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S. 2(4) inserted by No. 7052 s. 2(b), repealed by No. 6/2008 s. 29(2).

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Part I—Sale of land

Division 1—General provisions relating to the sale and subdivision of land

S. 3 amended by Nos 7052 s. 2(c), 7272 s. 2(2), 17/1999 s. 45, repealed by No. 6/2008 s. 30.

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S. 4 amended by Nos 7052 s. 2(d), 9554 s. 2(2)(Sch. 2 item 288), 85/1998 s. 24(Sch. item 53), repealed by No. 6/2008 s. 30.

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S. 5 amended by No. 53/1988 s. 45(Sch. 3 item 67) (as amended by No. 47/1989 s. 23(2)), repealed by No. 6/2008 s. 30.

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S. 6 amended by Nos 7052 s. 2(e), 9554 s. 2(2)(Sch. 2 item 288), 42/1989 s. 4(a), 18/2005 s. 18(Sch. 1 item 94.2), 75/2006 s. 192(Sch. 2 item 5.2), repealed by No. 6/2008 s. 30.

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S. 7 amended by Nos 7052 s. 2(f), 7272 s. 3, 9554 s. 2(2)(Sch. 2 item 288), repealed by No. 6/2008 s. 30.

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