Deeds Register Office Amending Regulations 1957

1957/258

Deeds Register Office Amending Regulations 1957


Note

These regulations are administered in the Justice Department.


PURSUANT to the Deeds Registration Act 1908, the Registrar-General of Land hereby makes the following regulations.

Contents


1
  • These regulations may be cited as the Deeds Register Office Amending Regulations 1957, and shall be read together with and deemed part of the regulations made under the Deeds Registration Act 1908 on the 27th day of February 19141 (hereinafter referred to as the principal regulations).

2
  • The principal regulations are hereby amended by inserting, after regulation 2 (as substituted by regulation 4 of the Deeds Register Office Regulations 19492), the following regulation:

    2A
    • (1) In regulation 2 of these regulations the term holidays includes—

      • (a) Any day falling during the period commencing on the 25th day of December and ending with the 2nd day of January:

      • (b) Where the 2nd day of January falls on a Saturday, the 4th day of January:

      • (c) Where the 2nd day of January falls on a Sunday, the 3rd and 4th days of January:

      • (d) Good Friday:

      • (e) Easter Monday:

      • (f) Anzac Day:

      • (g) The Sovereign's birthday:

      • (h) The holiday observed in the locality as Anniversary Day:

      • (i) Labour Day.

      (2) Every day which is a holiday within the meaning of regulation 2 of these regulations shall, in relation to any instrument or document that is required to be registered or deposited in the Deeds Register Office or with the Registrar of Deeds, be deemed to be a holiday within the meaning of paragraph (a) of section 25 of the Acts Interpretation Act 1924 (which relates to the extension of the time for doing anything where the time prescribed in that behalf expires on a holiday).

    PURSUANT to the Deeds Registration Act 1908, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, hereby approves the foregoing regulations.

T J SHERRARD,

Clerk of the Executive Council.


Explanatory Note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations define the holidays on which Deeds Register Offices are not required to be open to the public for the transaction of business.


Issued under the authority of the Regulations Act 1936.

Date of notification in Gazette: 21 November 1957.


  • 1 Gazette, 26 March 1914, Vol I, p 1169

  • 2 Amended, SR 1949/112