Authority Updates - Western Australia - January 2017

Landgate electronic lodgements

Landgate have announced key dates from which various land registry documents will have to be lodged electronically, through an electronic lodgement network (ELNO).

Dates are as follows:

  • From 1 August 2017 - Eligible commercial, stand-alone mortgages, discharges of mortgages and refinance
  • From 1 October 2017 - Eligible stand-alone transfers, caveats and withdrawal of caveats       
  • From 1 December 2017 - For any lodgement case consisting of eligible discharges, transfers, mortgages, caveats and withdrawal of caveats.  

For a list of eligible documents please see here.

Transactions that were begun but not completed by these dates, will be able to be finalised under existing arrangements.

The following transactions will be exempt from using an ELNO until otherwise advised:

  • Transactions and document types that ELNO does not support, at the time of lodgement
  • Transactions involving self-represented parties and parties who are ineligible to become subscribers to an ELNO.

For more information on training, education, business processes and systems, fees and costs please see Customer Information Bulletin No. 289 or alternatively contact Richard Gell, Manager Business Capability on (08) 9273 7530 or email paperlessconveyancing@landgate.wa.gov.au.

The register requirements will be published in early 2017.

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