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168 .         Abuttals may be used in description of land in certificate

        (1)         On an application to bring land under this Act or for an amended certificate or for the amendment or replacement of a relevant graphic the land included in the certificate to be created and registered or amended or in the relevant graphic shall at the request of the applicant and may at the discretion of the Commissioner notwithstanding sections 25 and 48A(1) be described by its abuttals in the certificate, in a relevant graphic or in both.

        (2)         Any abuttal so used may be described by the name by which it is commonly known and with or without the name of its reputed owner; and if the abuttal is upon or consists of land under this Act the number of the certificate of the land constituting the abuttal or on which the abuttal stands shall be mentioned.

        (3)         Abuttals shall be used in addition to and not in substitution for dimensions unless the Commissioner shall specially authorise the land or any boundary of the land being described by abuttals only.

        [Section 168 amended: No. 81 of 1996 s. 101; No. 6 of 2003 s. 58; No. 19 of 2010 s. 51.]

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