Certain Acts Passed by the Legislatures of South Australia and New Zealand Relating to the Registration and Transfer of Land; Together with Reports and Regulations Relating to Those Acts. Presented to Both Houses of Parliament by Command

Certain Acts Passed by the Legislatures of South Australia and New Zealand Relating to the Registration and Transfer of Land; Together with Reports and Regulations Relating to Those Acts. Presented to Both Houses of Parliament by Command

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1862 edition. Excerpt: ... serious inconvenience as affecting the index of properties to which we have referred, and which we regard as a most valuable adjunct to the system, viz., that arising from the alteration of the territorial divisions of the country. It may hap en, and in fact it has hap ened, that land is sold as section, in hundred not named; that t en a name is given to the undred; and that then, either by an alteration in the boundaries of the hundred, or by some other change, the section becomes transferred to another hundred; or land sold as section, in district B., may afterwards become conveyed as section, in the hundred of, or in the district of It is obvious that the value of any index of properties must be seriously impaired by such changes; and we would suggest that, for the future, the divisions for the survey of land should be made independent of hundreds or counties, and should be always fixed and unchanged; and, further, that some steps should be taken for the introduction of an uniform system into those districts in which surveys have been already commenced, and land has been sold. In forwarding this report, we are far from believing that our labours will have the effect of superseding future legislation. In the introduction into the colony of any entirely new system, such as that of registration by title, it is impossible to foresee or to provide for every contingenc. The work of the Legislature is necessarily tentative, and its results must be estimated by the actua good which has been produced, and not by com arison with some ideal standard of perfection. And whether regarded in itself, or in comparison with tiiie system which it is intended to supersede, we believe that the Real Property Act, with all its shortcomings, is a successful...show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 159g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236972619
  • 9781236972613