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81ZC .         Interests in Crown land not registered within transitional period void as against registered interests in Crown land etc.

        (1)         A person who has a document evidencing an interest in Crown land granted, disposed of or entered into under the repealed Act, or under another written law before the repeal of the repealed Act, may, within the transitional period, lodge —

            (a)         that document; or

            (b)         a caveat in respect of that interest,

                with the Registrar for registration or recording.

        (2)         An interest —

            (a)         to which subsection (1) applies; and

            (b)         in respect of which a document or caveat is not registered or recorded within the transitional period,

                is void as against —

            (c)         an interest which has been so registered; or

            (d)         a caveat which has been so recorded; or

            (e)         an interest which has been registered or a caveat which has been recorded —

                  (i)         after the repeal of the repealed Act; and

                  (ii)         before a document or caveat is registered or recorded in respect of the first-mentioned interest,

                in relation to the same parcel of Crown land to the extent of any inconsistency between the first-mentioned interest and an interest or caveat referred to in paragraph (c), (d) or (e).

        (3)         Nothing in this section prevents the registration of an interest, or the recording of a caveat, referred to in subsection (1) after the expiry of the transitional period.

        [Section 81ZC inserted: No. 31 of 1997 s. 104(1).]

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