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TRANSFER OF LAND ACT 1893 - SECT 239

239 .         Inspection of Register and related documents; obtaining copies and print-outs

        (1)         A person may, on payment of the prescribed fee and during such times as are prescribed by regulation, inspect any of the following —

            (a)         a registered certificate of title;

            (b)         a plan or diagram relating to land that is the subject of a certificate of title, including a graphic;

            (bb)         a scheme document or any item registered or recorded for a strata titles scheme under the Strata Titles Act 1985;

            (c)         in relation to land that is the subject of a digital title, the record of an endorsement referred to in section 48(1)(b) in relation to the land;

            (d)         in relation to land that is the subject of a paper title, the record of an entry referred to in section 48(1)(c) in relation to a sublease of the land;

            (e)         a registered Crown lease or Crown grant;

            (f)         a registered instrument;

            (g)         a caveat, power of attorney or discharge of mortgage lodged or deposited under this Act;

            (h)         a —

                  (i)         notification or memorial under this or any other Act; or

                  (ii)         warrant or writ of execution or court order,

                that is registered, entered or otherwise noted on a certificate of title or lodged or deposited under this Act;

                  (i)         an application made under this Act;

            (j)         a memorandum filed under section 54;

            (k)         any other document or information that is derived from records and dealings in relation to land under the operation of this Act and is prescribed for the purposes of this subsection by the regulations.

        (2)         The Registrar may produce to a person who wishes to inspect any document referred to in subsection (1) a copy of the document that the person wishes to inspect and the copy may be in such medium as is approved by the Registrar for the purposes of this section.

        (3)         The Registrar, on receiving payment of the prescribed fee, shall provide to a person applying for the same a copy or print-out of any document referred to in subsection (1) and the copy or print-out may be in an approved form.

        (4)         Subsection (5) applies if —

            (a)         2 or more counterpart documents are lodged electronically under the Electronic Conveyancing Act 2014 section 7(1); and

            (b)         those counterpart documents are consolidated electronically into one document, with or without the addition of further material.

        (5)         If this subsection applies —

            (a)         the consolidated document, but not those counterpart documents, is available for inspection in accordance with subsection (1); and

            (b)         a copy of the consolidated document, but not of the counterpart documents, may be produced in accordance with subsection (2); and

            (c)         a copy or print-out of the consolidated document, but not of the counterpart documents, is available for purchase in accordance with subsection (3); and

            (d)         section 239B applies as if the consolidated document, but not the counterpart documents, were a document referred to in subsection (1).

        [Section 239 inserted: No. 6 of 2003 s. 80; amended: No. 59 of 2004 s. 140; No. 60 of 2006 s. 116; No. 2 of 2014 s. 90; No. 30 of 2018 s. 204.]

[ 239A.         Deleted: No. 60 of 2006 s. 117.]



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