Land Transfer Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2003

2003/274

Land Transfer Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2003


Note

These regulations are administered in Land Information New Zealand.


Pursuant to section 236 of the Land Transfer Act 1952, Her Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

1 Title
  • (1) These regulations are the Land Transfer Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2003.

    (2) In these regulations, the Land Transfer Regulations 20021 are called the principal regulations.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on the 28th day after the date of their notification in the Gazette.

3 Classes of instruments capable of being electronic instruments
  • (1) Regulation 4(1) of the principal regulations is amended by adding the words or, in the case of a deposit document, meets the requirements of subclause (3).

    (2) Regulation 4 of the principal regulations is amended by adding the following subclause:

    • (3) A deposit document is capable of being an electronic instrument if—

      • (a) it has been prepared in an electronic workspace facility approved by the Registrar; and

      • (b) it is in an acceptable form under section 26 of the 2002 Act; and

      • (c) it contains or is associated with any certification or approval given under the Resource Management Act 1991 or the Unit Titles Act 1972 by the relevant territorial authority that is a prerequisite to the deposit of the plan under section 167 of the Act, the issue of a certificate of title, or the creation of a computer register.

Diane Morcom,

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, which come into force on the 28th day after the date of their notification in the Gazette, amend the Land Tranfer Regulations 2002 to enable deposit documents under the Land Transfer Act 1952 to be lodged with the Registrar electronically.

The amendment effectively provides for the electronic lodgement of territorial authority approvals of survey plans. The requirements are that the deposit document—

  • has been prepared in an electronic workspace facility approved by the Registrar; and

  • is in a form acceptable to the Registrar; and

  • contains or is associated with any required certification or approval given under the Resource Management Act 1991 or the Unit Titles Act 1972 by the relevant territorial authority.


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 2 October 2003.


  • 1 SR 2002/213