(1) Regulations made
under section 130 prescribing a fee payable to the Registrar of Titles
may prescribe a fee that is more than the amount, or an estimate of the
amount, needed to allow recovery of expenditure —
incurred in connection with the matter in relation to which the fee is
is relevant to —
the scheme or system under which the action to which the
fee relates is taken; or
the performance of any function to which the fee relates.
(2A) To the extent
that regulations to which subsection (1) applies prescribe a fee that
includes an amount that is a tax, the regulations may impose the tax.
(2) The definition of
scheme in section 3(1) does not apply to subsection (1).
(3) This section does
not limit the Interpretation Act 1984 section 45A.
[Section 131A inserted: No. 11 of 2015
s. 8; amended: No. 12 of 2015 s. 6.]