A Practical Guide to the Land Transfer Act

The Land Transfer Act is at the heart of conveyancing law and practice, a field in which many lawyers – both specialist and generalist – work. This book is a rapid-response, practical guide to the important changes to New Zealand property law coming in with the new Land Transfer Act.

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The Land Transfer Act is at the heart of conveyancing law and practice, a field in which many lawyers – both specialist and generalist – work. The Land Transfer Act also deals with a range of more complex issues, such as mortgages, easements, covenants, and subdivisions. It is essential that practitioners have a strong understanding of Land Transfer legislation.

A Practical Guide to the Land Transfer Act is the first text on the Act, which marks a big and important change to the land transfer system in New Zealand, and will include a precis of the legislation, as well as commentary on key issues. As such, it will be a first port of call for practitioners and students wanting to understand the legislation, and grapple with its principles, contents, and wording.

It is an essential text for lawyers, legal executives, LINZ officers, and for students and academics.

Related Titles

- Goodall, Hinde on Commercial Leases, 4th edition, 2019
- McMorland, McMorland on Easements, Covenants & Licences, 4th edition, 2019
- Hinde, McMorland & Sim Land in New Zealand, online resources

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Table of contents

Introduction: Historical Background and the Path to Reform

Part 1 – Preliminary Provisions

Part 2 – Land title and registration

Part 3 – Dealings in estates and interests in land – including:

Transfers

Leases

Mortgages

Easements and profits

Covenants

Statutory Land Charges

Flat and office-owning companies

Caveats

Part 4 – Miscellaneous applications and other matters

Part 5 – Miscellaneous provisions

Conclusion