Land And Conveyancing Law Reform Act 2009

PART 13

Amendments to Registration of Title Act 1964

127.

Amendment of section 3.

127.— Section 3 (interpretation) of the Act of 1964 is amended in subsection (1)—

( a) by the insertion of the following definitions:

“‘instrument’ has the meaning given to it by section 3 of the Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Act 2009;

‘owner’ includes full owner;”,

( b) by the substitution of “‘freehold land’ means land the ownership of which is an estate in fee simple in possession;” for the definition of “freehold land”,

( c) by the substitution of “‘judgment mortgage’ means a mortgage registered by a judgment creditor pursuant to section 116 of the Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Act 2009;” for the definition of “judgment mortgage”,

( d) by the substitution of “‘land’ has the meaning given to it by section 3 of the Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Act 2009;” for the definition of “land”,

( e) by the substitution of “estate” for “interest” where it first occurs in the definition of “leasehold interest”, and

( f) by the deletion of the definitions of “Bankruptcy Acts”, “Registry of Deeds”, “Settled Land Acts”, “settlement”, “settled land”, “tenant for life” and “trustees of the settlement”.