SAI Global Authority Updates for Western Australia
Main monthly authority updates from across Western Australia.
Strata reform – new approved forms
The reforms to the Strata Titles Act 1985 and associated Strata Titles (General) Regulations 2019 will commence on 1 May 2020.
Please visit the link below for the update.
COVID-19 Impacts on requirements for Verification of Identity inside and outside Australia and document witnessing outside of Australia
The health and safety of all community members is of the highest priority, particularly in the extraordinary circumstances presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Further increased scope for electronic lodgement of land registry documents
Effective from 10 February 2020 you will be able to lodge the following transactions electronically for Crown land:
Increased scope for electronic lodgement of land registry documents
From 10 February 2020 increased scope will be available for the electronic lodgement of land registry instruments. You will be able to lodge the following additional transactions electronically
Compliance with Verification of Identity (VOI) Practice for self-represented parties
Verification of Identity and Authority (VOI) Practice for self-represented parties came into effect on 12 February 2018 with a transitional period for full compliance, which ended on 5 June 2018.
Landgate transaction delivers for Western Australia
The State Government has announced the appointment of Land Services WA as the successful service provider for the Landgate Partial Commercialisation.
New Guides Replace Strata Titles Practice Manual
Landgate is replacing its Strata Titles Practice Manual with individual Strata Titles Policy and Procedure Guides, presented in a user-friendly format and offer improved search and filter capabilities
End of Financial Year Document Lodgement
On Friday 28 June 2019, Landgate will support customers and industry with the following initiatives.
Implementation of the WA Participation rules V5 and WA Operating Requirements V5
Landgate wishes to advise that they have updated their WA Participation Rules and the WA Operating Requirements to version 5. These come into effect on 25 February.