The object of the Act is to provide a system for the registration of title to land and interests in land. The 139 sections of the Act are divided into 11 Parts: Establishment of Land Title Registry and Appointment of Officers (I); Compilation of the Register (II); Maps, parcels and boundaries (III); Effect of registration (IV); Certificates and searches (V); Dispositions (VI); Instruments and agents (VII); Transmission and Trust (VIII); Restraints on Disposition (IX); Rectification and Indemnity (X); Miscellaneous (XI).Section 3 provides for the appointment of the Chief Registrar of Lands and Land Registration. Part VI is divided into 6 Subchapters: General provisions (I); Leases (II); Mortgages (III); Transfers (IV); Easements, Restrictive Agreements, profits and licences (V); Co-proprietorship and partition (VI). Subchapter II provides that a lease of registered land shall be created by an instrument in the prescribed form. Section 66 requires verification of the consent of a lessor to transactions in respect of leases. Other provisions of the Subchapter deal with substitution of leases, variation and extension of leases, surrender of leases and the determination of leases.
Implemented by: Land Title Registration Regulations, 1986. (1986-12-29)
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