Participation Rules

Under Section 23 of the Electronic Conveyancing National Law (SA) the Registrar-General has promulgated Participation Rules for South Australia, based upon the Model Participation Rules Guidance Notes developed by Australian Registrar’s National Electronic Conveyancing Council (ARNECC).

Current Version

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Effective from 25 February 2019                          .

Prior Version

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Effective from 27 May 2017 to 24 February 2019
  
Effective from 21 January 2016 to 26 May 2017

Waivers

Under section 27 the Electronic Conveyancing National Law (SA), the Registrar-General may grant a waiver from compliance with the Participation Rules where it is considered reasonable to do so under the circumstances.

The following participation rules waivers have been issued in South Australia:

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South Australian Participation Rules Waiver PR2-2019

This waiver provides Subscribers with the ability to use a Permanent Resident Evidence ImmiCard or a Residence Determination ImmiCard under Category 1, 2 or 4 of the Verification of Identity Standard.

Effective from 25 February 2019 to 1 July 2020.

This waiver modifies the Subscriber's obligations to comply with Participation Rule 7.10.1 as it related to Certification 1 and 5 (a) of Schedule 3.
Effective from 25 February 2019
 
This waiver modifies the Subscriber's obligations to comply with Participation Rule 7.10 as it relates to Certification 1 of Schedule 3.
 
Effective from 6 October 2017
This waiver provides non-ADI mortgage lenders who hold an Australian Credit Licence and Credit Representatives of an Australian Credit Licence Holder, with conditional relief from compliance with the South Australian Participation Rules requiring compliance with Insurance Rules for Subscribers and replaces South Australian Participation Waiver PR2-2016.
Effective from 25 November 2016
This waiver has been published to align the transitional arrangements for paper and electronic mortgage dealings, in respect to the Certification by a Subscriber.
 
Effective from 25 October 2016
This waiver provides non-ADI mortgage lenders with conditional relief from compliance with the South Australian Participation Rule requiring compliance with the Insurance Rules for Subscribers.
Effective from 5 September 2016 to 24 November 2016
This waiver provides relief for ELNOs from compliance with the South Australian Participation Rules by permitting the receipt of a Subscriber or Identity Agent Certification substantially compliant with the Rules.
 
Effective from 21 January 2016

Guidance Notes

The Australian Registrars' National Electronic Conveyancing Council (ARNECC) have published guidance notes to assist in understanding the statutory obligation to comply with the participation rules in each jurisdiction.

Model Participation Rules Guidance Notes - ARNECC