The provisions of this Act shall apply only to land, interests in land, or dealings in land, registered under this Act. This Act sets forth organization, administration, duties, authorities and responsibilities of the Land Registry and registrars. A Registrar of Lands shall be appointed by the Public Service Commission to manage the Land Registry in accordance with this Act. The Land Registry includes a register in respect of every parcel which has been adjudicated in accordance with the Land Adjudication Act and a register in respect of each lease required by this Act to be registered. The Registry Map shall be in compliance with the demarcation maps under the Land Adjudication Act. The Registry Map may be corrected as a result of survey and thereby new editions may be prepared with new boundaries and numbers for a parcel. Due to the application of the proprietors of contiguous parcels, the Registrars may carry out activities for land division and reparcellation. In addition, this Act sets forth provisions on registration procedures, the effect of registration with absolute and provisional title, the effect of registration of leases and crown land, certification of land and lease, discharge of hypothec, disposition of land, servitudes, conditions for transmission, the effect of inhibition, restrictions and cautions, rectification by the Registrar or by court, jurisdictional proceedings, fees and sanctions.
Implemented by: Land Registration Rules. (1986-10-22)
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