These Regulations, made under section 5 of the Registrar-General (Recording of Documents) Act 1955: provide rules relative to the form of documents submitted to the Registrar-General for recording or registration; appoint authorized officers for purposes of the Act; and require the metric system to be used for measurements in documents, including survey plans. Forms for the Memorandum of mortgage, Memorandum of acquisition of land from and/or by alien and a Memorandum relative to voluntary conveyances are set out in the Schedule.
Implements: Registrar-General (Recording of Documents) Act 1955. (2009)
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Bermuda was first settled in 1609 by shipwrecked English colonists heading for Virginia. Self-governing since 1620, Bermuda is the oldest and most populous of the British overseas territories. Vacationing to the island to escape North American winters first developed in Victorian times. Tourism continues to be important to the island's economy, although international business has overtaken it in recent years. Bermuda has also developed into a highly successful offshore financial center. A referendum on independence from the UK was soundly defeated in 1995.
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