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SALE OF LAND ACT 1962 - SECT 8A

Land which can be disposed of without being subdivided

    (1)     The following land can be dealt with without being subdivided—

        (a)     any land under the operation of the Transfer of Land Act 1958 which is—

S. 8A(1)(a)(i) amended by No. 48/1991 s. 53(2)(a).

              (i)     a lot on a plan of subdivision certified or registered under the Subdivision Act 1988 and which is not the subject of a later registered plan; or

S. 8A(1)(a)(ii) amended by No. 48/1991 s. 53(2)(b).

              (ii)     an allotment on the latest Crown plan for disposal in fee simple of Crown land which is not the subject of a later registered plan; or

S. 8A(1)(a)(iii) amended by No. 48/1991 s. 53(2)(c).

              (iii)     an allotment on a plan of subdivision approved by the Registrar under section 97 of the Transfer of Land Act 1958 or on any map or plan deposited or lodged under section 97 of the Transfer of Land Act 1954 or a corresponding previous or subsequent enactment, which is not the subject of a later registered plan; or

S. 8A(1)(a)(iv) substituted by No. 48/1991 s. 53(2)(d).

              (iv)     a lot on a registered plan of strata subdivision, subject to any restriction on the plan, which is not the subject of a later registered plan; or

S. 8A(1)(a)(v) substituted by No. 48/1991 s. 53(2)(d).

              (v)     a lot on a registered cluster plan, subject to any restriction on the plan, which is not the subject of a later registered plan; or

              (vi)     a parcel of land for which a declaration has been given under section 569D(3A) of the Local Government Act 1958 if the registration of any instrument or dealing to which the declaration relates occurs within 5 years of the commencement of section 44 of the Subdivision Act 1988 ; or

S. 8A(1)(a)(vii) amended by No. 48/1991 ss 53(2)(e), 57.

              (vii)     the whole of the land in a folio of the Register under the Transfer of Land Act 1958 which is not the subject of a later registered plan; or

S. 8A(1)(a)(viii) substituted by No. 48/1991 s. 53(2)(f).

              (viii)     a separate parcel of land or a separate part of a parcel of land if the parcel or part existed and could be sold separately prior to the commencement of section 44 of the Subdivision Act 1988 (whether the land is disposed of before or after that commencement); or

S. 8A(1)(a)(ix) repealed by No. 48/1991 s. 53(2)(g).

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        (b)     any land not under the Transfer of Land Act 1958 which is—

S. 8A(1)(b)(i) substituted by No. 48/1991 s. 53(3)(a).

              (i)     an allotment on the latest Crown plan for disposal in fee simple of Crown land which is not the subject of a later plan of subdivision sealed under section 569B of the Local Government Act 1958 ; or

S. 8A(1)(b)(ii) amended by No. 48/1991 s. 53(3)(b).

              (ii)     a parcel of land or a separate part of a parcel of land granted by a conveyance dated more than 15 years before the commencement of section 44 of the Subdivision Act 1988 ; or

S. 8A(1)(b)(iia) inserted by No. 48/1991 s. 53(3)(c).

        (iia)     a separate parcel of land or a separate part of a parcel of land granted by a conveyance dated 15 or less than 15 years before the commencement of section 44 of the Subdivision Act 1988 and which lawfully subdivided the land; or

              (iii)     a parcel of land on a plan of subdivision sealed under section 569B of the Local Government Act 1958 before 1 March 1963; or

        (iiia)     a parcel of land on a plan of subdivision containing not more than 2 allotments sealed under section 569B of the Local Government Act 1958 on or after 1 March 1963; or

S. 8A(1)(b)(iv) substituted by No. 48/1991 s. 53(3)(d).

              (iv)     a separate parcel of land or a separate part of a parcel of land if the parcel or part existed and could be sold separately prior to the commencement of section 44 of the Subdivision Act 1988 (whether the land is disposed of before or after that commencement); or

        (c)     any land (whether or not under the operation of the Transfer of Land Act 1958 ) which is a part of any land referred to in a subparagraph of paragraph (a) or (b), if the remainder of that land

S. 8A(1)(c)(i) amended by No. 48/1991 s. 53(4)(a).

              (i)     was disposed of under section 569(2A) of the Local Government Act 1958 , to the Crown or a public statutory body; or

              (ii)     was compulsorily acquired by an acquiring authority under the Land Acquisition and Compensation Act 1986 or any corresponding previous enactment; or

S. 8A(1)(c)(iii) amended by No. 48/1991 s. 53(4)(a)(b).

              (iii)     was disposed of to an adjoining owner under section 569D(3A) of the Local Government Act 1958 ; or

S. 8A(1)(c)(iv) inserted by No. 48/1991 s. 53(4)(b).

              (iv)     was purchased by a person or transferred to a municipality under section 527 of the Local Government Act 1958 or any corresponding previous enactment; or

S. 8A(1)(c)(iva) inserted by No. 48/1991 s. 53(4)(b).

        (iva)     was proclaimed as a public highway before the commencement of the Subdivision Act 1988 ; or

S. 8A(1)(c)(v) inserted by No. 48/1991 s. 53(5).

              (v)     is transferred or disposed of under section 207 of the Local Government Act 1989 and a plan of subdivision is not required under that section.

S. 8A(2) inserted by No. 48/1991 s. 53(6).

    (2)     Expressions used in this section and defined in the Subdivision Act 1988 have the same meanings in this section as they have in that Act.

S. 8A(3) inserted by No. 48/1991 s. 53(6).

    (3)     For the purposes of subsection (1)(a)(viii) and (b)(iv), land must be taken to be a separate parcel or a separate part of a parcel of land which existed and could be sold separately prior to the commencement of section 44 of the Subdivision Act 1988 only if the parcel or part existed prior to that commencement and—

        (a)     the land

              (i)     is under the operation of the Transfer of Land Act 1958 ; and

              (ii)     does not fall under subsection (1)(a)(i) to (vii); and

              (iii)     is not part of a plan of consolidation; and

              (iv)     either—

    (A)     is not part of an allotment on a plan sealed by a Council or confirmed under the Local Government Act 1958 or of a Crown grant issued on or after 1 August 1969 and showing the allotment in two or more pieces; or

    (B)     is part of an allotment on a plan or of a Crown grant mentioned in sub-subparagraph (A) but is dealt with by a person who is the registered proprietor of that and no other part of the land in the allotment or grant; or

    (C)     is part of the land in a folio of the register, but that part does not touch on any other land in the folio and is not part of an allotment on a plan or of a Crown grant mentioned in sub‑subparagraph (A); or

        (b)     the land

              (i)     is not under the operation of the Transfer of Land Act 1958 ; and

              (ii)     does not fall under subsection (1)(b)(i) to (iiia); and

              (iii)     either—

    (A)     is not part of an allotment on a plan sealed by a Council or confirmed under the Local Government Act 1958 on or after 1 August 1969 showing that allotment in two or more pieces; or

    (B)     is part of an allotment mentioned in sub-subparagraph (A) but is dealt with by a person who is the owner of an estate in fee simple in that part and no other part; or

    (C)     is part of a parcel of land granted by a conveyance which lawfully brought about a subdivision, if that part does not touch on any other part of the parcel and is not part of an allotment mentioned in sub-subparagraph (A); or

        (c)     the land is part of a plan of consolidation approved by the Registrar and is dealt with by a person who is the registered proprietor of that part and no other part of the land in the plan.

S. 9
amended by Nos 7052 s. 2(g)(i)(ii), 8661 s. 40(a)(b), 9128
s. 8(2)(a)–(c), 10216
s. 4(a)–(c), repealed by No. 53/1988 s. 45(Sch. 2 item 43).

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S. 9AA inserted by No. 10216 s. 5.



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