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The 8 Parts of this Act are entitled as follows: Land districts and recording districts (Part 1); Disposition of Crown land (2); Application procedure for disposition of Crown land (3); Disposition of Crown land - Cancellation, amendment and abandonment (4); Crown grants (5); Trespass on Crown land (6); Surveys (7); Additional powers (8).The Act regulates Crown land and its disposition, which is defined in section 1 as "the act of disposal or an instrument by which the act is effected or evidenced, or by which an interest in Crown land is disposed of or effected, or by which the government
This Act creates a framework for land surveyal by British Columbia government surveyors. It is divided into 3 Parts and 15 sections as follows. Official Surveys (Part 1): boundaries and monuments placed by government are true ones (sect. 1); parcels to comprise all width included within their boundaries (sect. 2); division lines joining corresponding posts (sect. 3); construction of grant of aliquot part (sect. 4); if original post or monument cannot be found (sect. 5); subdivisions of land surveyed in sections one mile square (sect.
This Act regulates the Corporation of Land Surveyors of the Province of British Columbia, defining its constitution, membership, management and administrative procedures, admission to, powers and obligations and disciplinary powers. It is composed of 74 sections.
This Act sets out the legal, administrative and procedural framework for determining land title in British Columbia.
This Act regulates land title inquiries for fee simple titles, for interests in land, or for government title to land. Inquiries may be initiated on application by the interested party to the Supreme Court in the form of a petition (sects. 1 and 2). In case of a contest of title etc., the Court may either decide on the evidence before it, direct any issue to be tried by a jury or defer the declaration until further investigation (sect. 17). A model for an order of the Court containing a declaration of title is specified in section 23.