Land And Conveyancing Law Reform Act 2009

66.

Conveyance to oneself.

66.— (1) Any property may be conveyed by a person to that person jointly with another person in the same way in which it might be conveyed by that person to another person.

[LPAA 1859, s. 21][CA 1881, s. 50]

(2) Subject to subsection (3)

( a) a person may convey, but not lease, property to that same person in a different capacity,

( b) two or more persons may convey, and have always been capable of conveying, any property vested in them to any one or more of themselves in the same way in which they could convey it to a third person.

(3) Subsection (2) does not validate a conveyance made in breach of trust or other fiduciary obligation.

(4) Without prejudice to section 83 , this section does not affect any rule of law under which a covenant entered into with oneself is unenforceable.