(1) In this section the terms title boundary and occupation boundary have the same meanings as in section 14 of this Act.
the Registrar may notify the registered proprietor of that other land that he may apply to have the intervening land, or, as the case may be, so much thereof as is occupied by him or by any person authorised by him as aforesaid, amalgamated with that other land; and, notwithstanding anything in any other Act, if that registered proprietor so applies, the Registrar may issue to him a certificate of title accordingly (in this section referred to as the amalgamated certificate of title).
(3) Any intervening land that is amalgamated with other land pursuant to subsection (2) of this section shall cease to be subject to any registered encumbrances, liens, interests, and burdens previously affecting that intervening land, and shall cease to have the benefit of any rights, privileges, benefits, or easements previously attached thereto, but shall become subject to the same encumbrances, liens, interests, and burdens and shall have attached thereto the same rights, privileges, benefits, and easements as the land with which it has been amalgamated.
(4) Where the Registrar issues an amalgamated certificate of title under this section, any disposition of, or any application for a separate certificate of title for, any part of the land in that certificate of title shall be deemed to be a subdivision of the land for the purposes of the Resource Management Act 1991 The Registrar shall make an entry on every such amalgamated certificate of title that it is subject to the provisions of this subsection.
Subsection (2) was amended, as from 10 December 1991, by section 2(3) Land Transfer Amendment Act 1991 (1991 No 118) by omitting the words
“, without fee or on payment of the prescribed fee as the Registrar thinks fit”.
Subsection (2)(a) was amended, as from 1 June 2002, by section 68(1) Cadastral Survey Act 2002 (2002 No 12), by substituting the words
“licensed cadastral surveyor” for the words
Subsection (4) was amended, as from 1 July 2003, by section 262 Local Government Act 2002 (2002 No 84), by substituting the words
“Resource Management Act 1991” for the words
“Local Government Act 1974”. See sections 273 to 314 of that Act as to the savings and transitional provisions.