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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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Change your residential, postal or company address. If you don't do this your old address will remain on the certificate of title.
Notification of a death
A party to a real property transaction may authorise a registered conveyancer or legal practitioner to act on their behalf. A client authorisation form is used for this purpose.
An acceptable smart form version of this form can be found on the ARNECC website
A client authorisation is required whenever a conveyancing practitioner represents a client in a transaction. It can provide authorisation for a practitioner to:
A client authorisation is optional for caveats and priority notices.
A client authorisation is not required for instruments relating to applications:
The client authorisation form clearly sets out the details of the authorisation. It must be signed by the client and the conveyancing practitioner (or their agent). The practitioner signs the form to certify that they have taken reasonable steps to verify both:
Ideally, the verification of identity and verification of authority occurs at the same time the client signs the authorisation.
The completed client authorisation form must be retained as supporting evidence of authority for the transaction.
The Australian Registrars’ National Electronic Conveyancing Council (ARNECC) has published a guidance note on client authorisation.