Property Law Act 2007

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Reprint as at 1 January 2008

Property Law Act 2007

Public Act2007 No 91
Date of assent4 October 2007
Commencementsee section 2


Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this reprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this reprint, together with other explanatory material about this reprint.

The Property Law Act 2007 is administered by the Ministry of Justice.


Sale and purchase of land

Miscellaneous provisions

Discharge, assignment, and variation of mortgages

Advances for protection and realisation of security

Priority for further advances

Entry into possession

Powers and obligations of mortgagees in possession

Withdrawal from possession

Protection for directors

Application of various provisions to mortgagees who entered into possession before 1 January 2008

Exercise of power of sale

Sale by mortgagee through Registrar or through court

Cancellation of leases

Abolition of right to distrain

Miscellaneous matters

Creation, benefits, burdens, apportionment, etc, of easements, etc

Vehicular rights of way

Access lots

Light or air

Enforcement of covenants by giving notice of work required

Enforcement, modification, and extinguishment of easements, covenants, and access lots by order of court

Land not owned by the Crown and not under Land Transfer Act 1952

Service of notices and other documents

District Courts’ jurisdiction, regulations, consequential amendments, repeals, etc, and savings and transitional provisions

Reprint notes