Land Registration Act (S.N.S. 2001, c. 6). | Land Portal

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The purpose of the present Act is to: a) provide certainty in ownership of interests in land; b) simplify proof of ownership of interests in land; c) facilitate the economic and efficient execution of transactions affecting interests in land; and d) provide compensation for persons who sustain loss from a failure of the land registration system. The Act deals with, amongst others,land registration districts, Registrar General, Registrar and deputy registrars, parcel registers, maintenance of registers, registrable interests, registration requirements, legal description of parcel, registered interests, location of boundaries, etc. The text consists of 95 sections.

Implemented by: Land Registration Administration Regulations (N.S. Reg. 207/2009). (2010-11-22)
Implemented by: Land Registration General Regulations (N.S. Reg. 157/2002). (2008-03-31)
Implemented by: Land Registration General Regulations (N.S. Reg. 45/2012). (2015-05-28)

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