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Statutes of Newfoundland 1997


CHAPTER 32

CHAPTER 32

AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT TO AMEND THE JUDGMENT ENFORCEMENT ACT

(Assented to December 19, 1997)

Analysis

1. S.23 R&S
RSN1990 cR-10 Amdt.

2. Commencement

Be it enacted by the Lieutenant-Governor and House of Assembly in Legislative Session convened, as follows:


SN1997 c3

1. Section 23 of An Act To Amend The Judgment Enforcement Act is repealed and the following substituted:

23. Section 10 of the Registration of Deeds Act is repealed and the following substituted:

Effect of registration

10. An instrument made after March 27, 1862, and not proved and registered, and a mortgage by deposit of deeds without writing, shall be judged fraudulent and void both at law and in equity, as against a subsequent purchaser or mortgagee for valuable consideration who first registers his or her instrument, or against a trustee of an insolvent estate, or an assignee or trustee under a conveyance for the benefit of the creditors.

Commencement

2. This Act is considered to have come into effect on June 1, 1997.

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