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What you need to know about notifying Land Services SA of a change in your address
Your Certificate of Title needs to be updated if you have changed your name. Read more to find out how to change your name on your Certificate of Title.
If one of the owners of a property dies you need to notify Land Services SA. Read more to find out how to update your Certificate of Title following the death of a proprietor.
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With the introduction of electronic conveyancing and new conveyancing requirements, a nationally aligned compliance program is being introduced in South Australia.
The compliance program has been established to monitor that the obligations and practices that support the certifications made by the legal practitioner, registered conveyancer or mortgagee (Representative) - for both the paper and electronic transactions are being met as they relate to:
Under Section 220A of the Real Property Act 1886 and Section 33 of the Electronic Conveyancing National Law (South Australia) Act 2013, the Registrar-General has the power to undertake a compliance examination as part of the administration and enforcement of these Acts.
Representatives will be selected at random for a compliance examination, which will be initiated by a written notice from Land Services SA, on behalf of the Registrar-General to the Representative. The Compliance Examination Notice will be sent to the email address recorded for the representative. The notice will:
Representatives will have 10 business days, from the date the Compliance Examination Notice was sent, to produce the documents and information requested.
Copies of the documents and information requested in the Compliance Examination Notice can be provided to Land Services SA, on behalf of the Registrar-General, through these methods:
In each case, Representatives will receive an acknowledgement of receipt via email.
Land Services SA will conduct a desktop evaluation of the documentation submitted against the transactions selected for compliance examination.
Once the compliance examination is complete the Representative will receive notification by email of the examination results.
A satisfactory compliance will require no further action or correspondence.
An unsatisfactory compliance examination result may require the Representative to:
All compliance examination requests and outcomes will be recorded and held by Land Services SA.
Further information can be found in the Australian Registrars National Electronic Conveyancing Council (ARNECC) Compliance Examination Guidance Note.
Enquiries regarding the Compliance Program should be directed to [email protected]
The Registrar-General and Australian Institute of Conveyancers have produced a podcast addressing frequently asked questions regarding the Compliance Program.
To listen to this 10 minute podcast, CLICK HERE.