(1) After a scheme of
subdivision has been finally decided upon the plan embodying it shall be
verified by the Commissioner and the inspector of plans and surveys signing a
statement in an approved form on the plan and the plan so verified shall be
marked with a distinguishing symbol and kept by the Registrar as an approved
lodged map of subdivision and shall as from the date of such verification
govern the titles subsequently created and registered under this Act in
respect of the block so subdivided or any portion thereof.
(1A) The remedy of any
person having an estate or interest in the land subdivided or in any portion
thereof who shall be injured by any certificate of title registered for the
purposes of such subdivision shall lie in damages only and the same may be
sued for and recovered in manner indicated by section 207.
(2) In subsection (1)
inspector of plans and surveys means the person
who, for the purposes of section 18 of the Licensed Surveyors Act 1909 , is
appointed by the Governor to approve plans of authorised surveys within the
meaning of that Act.
[Section 163 amended: No. 81 of 1996 s. 96; No. 6
of 2003 s. 52; No. 19 of 2010 s. 51.]