The Land Title Practice Manual (Qld) has been updated, effective from 1 October 2019. Important changes have been made, including the deletion of parts 17, 19 and 22 (which concerned certificates of title) and the creation of a new part, Part 61- Witnessing and Execution of Instruments or Documents.
The Land Title Practice Manual web page contains a link to a tracked changes version which outlines the changes to the relevant parts. The tracked changes version also contains a summary of the published changes.
Details of the changes are available from the Land Title Practice Manual Page
Reminder - Certificates of Title no longer required to be deposited
Further to Titles Registry Alert 151 please be reminded that from 1 October 2019 a paper Certificate of Title (CT) is no longer to be deposited in the Titles Registry when a transaction is lodged over the title.
Similarly, from 1 October 2019, there is no longer the option to lodge a Form 19 - Application for Certificate of Title and the Form 17 – Request to Dispense (with production of a CT) is redundant.
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