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Revised Statutes of Newfoundland 1990


CHAPTER R-10

AN ACT RESPECTING THE REGISTRATION OF DEEDS AND OTHER DOCUMENTS

Analysis

1. Short title

2. Definitions

3. Registry

4. Registrar of Deeds

5. Duties of registrar

6. Protection of registrar

7. Registration

8. Effect of registration

9. "Tacking" abolished

10. Effect of registration

11. Registration under a power of attorney

12. Instruments of companies

13. Proof for registration

14. Acknowledgments in the province

15. Out of province acknowledgments

16. Certificate

17. Execution

18. Execution to be proved

19. Proof where witness dead

20. Compelling witnesses

21. Appeal

22. Proof of judgments

23. Books and computer registry

24. Effective time of registration

25. Documents to be stamped

26. Registration of plans

27. Documents to be copied

28. Documents checked

29. Indexes

30. Maintenance of bound volumes

31. Unbinding of registry books

32. Reproduction of a deed

33. Release of mortgage noted

34. Registration of conveyances of personalty

35. Old deeds registered free

36. Certified searches and copies

37. Searches

38. Proof of value of property

39. Regulations

40. Forms

Schedule


Short title

1. This Act may be cited as the Registration of Deeds Act.

RSN1970 c328 s1

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Definitions

2. In this Act

(a) "instrument" includes deeds and other documents referred to in section 7, excepting judgments; and

(b) "oath" includes declaration and affirmation.

RSN1970 c328 s40

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Registry

3. (1) There shall be a Registry of Deeds for the registration of deeds and other documents for this province.

(2) The registry shall be situated in St. John's, at the place that the Lieutenant-Governor in Council shall appoint.

(3) The registry shall be provided with fireproof safes or vaults for the preservation of records, books, papers, microfilm, microfiche, tapes, negatives, computer software and computer hardware belonging to the registry, and of all deeds and other documents deposited there for registration.

RSN1970 c328 s2; 1990 c32 s1

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Registrar of Deeds

4. (1) The Lieutenant-Governor in Council may appoint an officer called the "Registrar of Deeds".

(2) Those officers and employees that are necessary for the proper conduct of the work of the registry shall be appointed or employed in the manner authorized by law.

1978 c69 s1

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Duties of registrar

5. The officer that the Minister of Justice may name shall perform the duties of the registrar

(a) where the registrar is absent from St. John's;

(b) where the registrar is prevented by illness or other cause from performing his or her duties;

(c) in the event of a vacancy in the office of the registrar; or

(d) where the registrar considers it necessary to delegate his or her authority.

1978 c69 s2

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Protection of registrar

6. (1) The registrar is not, nor is a person acting under his or her authority, personally liable in an action or proceeding for or in respect of an act or matter done or omitted by him or her in good faith in the exercise or purported exercise of the powers conferred upon the registrar or in the performance of his or her duties under this Act, or for costs in connection with an action or proceeding.

(2) An action or proceeding may not be brought against the registrar unless the written consent of the Attorney General to the bringing of the action is first obtained.

1975-76 No36 s1; 1978 c69 s3

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Registration

7. (1) The registrar shall register in the registry in suitable books or in computer storage and retrieval systems provided for the purpose by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council

(a) conveyances, mortgages, releases or transfers of mortgages, leases, assignments of leases, bonds and agreements for sale or purchase of land;

(b) deeds and other assurances by which lands or tenements in the province are granted, conveyed, mortgaged, charged or affected;

(c) powers of attorney or substitutions of powers of attorney under which documents referred to in paragraphs (a) and (b) are executed;

(d) judgments of foreclosure and other judgments affecting an interest in or title to land;

(e) conveyances of personal chattels referred to in section 34; and

(f) other documents in relation to land that the registrar may accept.

(2) This Act does not apply to

(a) hire purchase agreements, conditional sales within the meaning of the Conditional Sales Act, bills of sales within the meaning of the Bills of Sale Act or other similar documents, not being conveyances of personal chattels referred to in section 34; or

(b) a mortgage or charge required to be registered under The Industrial and Provident Societies Act.

(3) The registrar may refuse to register documents referred to in paragraphs (1)(a) to (f) the sheets of which exceed 21.5 centimetres wide by 35.5 centimetres long and which do not have a margin of at least 1.25 centimetres on each side of the sheet on which no written or printed material appears.

1990 c32 s2

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Effect of registration

8. (1) The registration of an instrument under this Act shall constitute notice of the instrument to persons claiming an interest in the lands after the registration, notwithstanding a defect in the proof for registration.

(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1), it shall be the duty of the registrar not to register an instrument except on the proof that is required by this Act.

RSN1970 c328 s7

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"Tacking" abolished

9. A mortgage shall not have priority by reason of being held by or vested in the same person with another of earlier date and registry.

RSN1970 c328 s8

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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 creditors, or against a creditor who has actually seized or levied under attachment or execution; provided that that attachment, with a description of the property attached, is entered by the sheriff in his or her office books immediately after the attachment is executed and returned.

RSN1970 c328 s9

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Registration under a power of attorney

11. The registration of an instrument executed under a power of attorney is not valid unless

(a) the power of attorney is registered before the registration of the instrument or within 6 months after the registration; or

(b) an instrument subsequently confirming the execution of the 1st instrument is registered within 6 months after the registration of that 1st instrument.

1978 c35 s20

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Instruments of companies

12. An instrument to which an extra-provincial corporation, within the meaning of the Corporations Act, is a party shall not be registered unless the corporation is registered under that Act or the instrument is accompanied by a solicitor's declaration that the corporation is not carrying on business in the province.

1975-76 No36 s2; 1986 c12 Sch

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Proof for registration

13. An instrument shall, before registration, be proved either

(a) by the acknowledgment, under oath, by the parties executing the instrument, from whom an interest passes, of the execution of it; or

(b) by the oath of a signing witness to the instrument, that the parties to it, from whom an interest passes, executed the instrument in his or her presence.

RSN1970 c328 s11

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Acknowledgments in the province

14. The acknowledgment referred to in section 13 may be taken or oath administered within the province by

(a) the Registrar of Deeds;

(b) a judge of the Court of Appeal or the Trial Division;

(c) an officer appointed under this Act;

(d) a commissioner of the Supreme Court;

(e) a justice of the peace;

(f) a notary public under his or her official seal;

(g) a commissioner for oaths in and for the province.

RSN1970 c328 s12; 1978 c69 s4; 1986 c42 Sch B

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Out of province acknowledgments

15. The acknowledgment referred to in section 13 may be taken or oath administered outside the province by

(a) a judge of a court of record under the seal of that court;

(b) the mayor or chief provincial court judge of a city or town, under the seal of that city or town;

(c) a notary public, under his or her official seal;

(d) a Canadian consul or vice-consul;

(e) a commissioner of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland;

(f) a commissioner for oaths outside the province;

(g) a commissioner of oaths appointed under the laws of the province in which the acknowledgment is taken or oath is administered,

and it shall be unnecessary to prove or certify the seal or signature of the court, judge, mayor, chief provincial court judge, notary public, consul, vice-consul, or commissioner, attached, appended or subscribed to the acknowledgment, oath or affidavit.

RSN1970 c328 s13; 1977 c105 s2

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Certificate

16. (1) Where an instrument is proved by acknowledgment, the person taking the acknowledgment shall sign a certificate, endorsed upon or attached to the instrument, of the acknowledgment having been made, and the certificate shall be registered, together with the instrument.

(2) Where an instrument is proved by the oath of a signing witness, the person taking the oath may sign an affidavit or the person administering the oath may sign a certificate of the oath having been administered, and the affidavit or certificate shall be endorsed upon or securely attached to the instrument and shall be registered with it.

RSN1970 c328 s14

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Execution

17. Notwithstanding section 13, where an instrument is executed

(a) in the province in the presence of a person referred to in section 14; or

(b) outside of the province in the presence of a person referred to in section 15,

and where that person signs the instrument as witness and

(c) sets out immediately after his or her signature as witness the capacity in which the person signs and, where required by section 14 or 15, attaches his or her seal near the signature; or

(d) without complying with paragraph (c), signs a certificate, endorsed upon or attached to the instrument, that the instrument was executed in his or her presence, and sets out immediately after the signature to the certificate the capacity in which he or she signs and, where required by section 14 or 15, attaches his or her seal near the signature,

no further proof of the execution of the instrument is required.

RSN1970 c328 s15

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Execution to be proved

18. Where an instrument is executed by more than 1 person, the execution by each person from whom an interest passes shall be proved, and proofs shall be registered.

RSN1970 c328 s16

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Proof where witness dead

19. Where the witness to the execution of an instrument, and the parties to it are dead or mentally incompetent, whether so found on an inquiry or not, or are incapable of proving the instrument, or where the place of residence of the witnesses and parties is unknown, the registrar shall register the instrument upon receiving satisfactory proof upon oath

(a) of the death, mental incompetence, or incapacity, or of the fact that the place of residence is unknown; and

(b) of the handwriting of the signing witness to the execution of the instrument or of the parties to it.

RSN1970 c328 s17

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Compelling witnesses

20. (1) Where

(a) a witness to an instrument, or a party executing the instrument, after tender of those fees that are paid to a witness attending a trial, refuses to attend for the purpose of proving the execution of it before a person before whom proof may be given; or

(b) a person having possession of an instrument required to be registered refuses to produce it in order that it may be registered,

a person claiming to be interested in having the instrument registered may take out an originating application, returnable before a judge of the Trial Division, for an order directing the attendance of the witness, or the party or the production of the instrument and the judge may hear and determine the application in a summary manner, and make an order for the attendance of the witness, or the party or the production of the instrument or may dismiss the application, with costs, at his or her discretion.

(2) Disobedience to an order made under subsection (1) may be punished as a contempt of court.

(3) A person shall not, on the application, be compelled to produce an instrument that he or she would not be compelled to produce on a trial.

RSN1970 c328 s18; 1974 No57 s38(264(ff));
1986 c42 Sch A

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Appeal

21. A person claiming to be interested in having an instrument registered, and being dissatisfied with the decision of the registrar as to the sufficiency of the proof of it, or as to the fee payable on it, may take out an originating application, returnable before a judge of the Trial Division, for an order that the instrument be registered, and the judge may hear and determine the application in a summary manner, and make an order directing the registration of the instrument, or may dismiss the application, with costs at his or her discretion.

RSN1970 c328 s19; 1974 No57 s38(264(ff));
1986 c42 Sch A

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Proof of judgments

22. A judgment shall be proved by a copy certified by the Registrar of the Supreme Court, under the seal of the court.

RSN1970 c328 s20

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Books and computer registry

23. (1) The registrar shall keep in the registry books in which, with respect to every deed and other document deposited for registration prior to July 1, 1984, the registrar shall write

(a) the time and date of deposit for registration;

(b) the name of the person who deposited the deed or document;

(c) the situation of the property;

(d) the character and date of the deed or document;

(e) the person to whom the deed or document was returned;

(f) the date of the return;

(g) where applicable, the parties to and consideration in a document or instrument; and

(h) where applicable, the name of the plaintiff and defendant.

(2) The registrar shall keep in the registry a computer storage and retrieval system in which, with respect to every deed and document deposited for registration after June 30, 1984, the registrar shall record

(a) the time and date of deposit for registration;

(b) the name of the person depositing the deed or document;

(c) the situation of the property;

(d) the character and date of the deed or document;

(e) the person to whom the deed or document was returned;

(f) the date of return;

(g) where applicable, the parties to and consideration in the deed or document; and

(h) in the case of judgments, the name of the plaintiff and the defendant.

(3) Records maintained and kept under paragraphs (2)(a), (b), (c), (d) and (f) may, in the discretion of the registrar, be kept and recorded on other than a computer storage and retrieval system.

(4) Notwithstanding subsection (1), every deed and document deposited for registration prior to July 1, 1984 may be redeposited for registration in the manner prescribed by subsection (2).

(5) Where the registrar considers it necessary, the computer storage and retrieval system referred to in this Act may index with abbreviated forms of names, parties, situations, addresses and the character or nature of the documents.

1990 c32 s3

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Effective time of registration

24. (1) A deed or other document submitted for registration is considered to be registered when it is delivered, either personally or by letter, and received at the registry provided that it

(a) is executed by all persons from whom an interest passes;

(b) has attached to it the proper proof; and

(c) is accompanied by the proper fee for registration of that deed or document.

(2) Where a deed or other document is considered to be registered under subsection (1), no person shall alter that deed or other document.

1990 c32 s3

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Documents to be stamped

25. (1) A deed and other document deposited for registration at the time it is deposited, shall be stamped with a facsimile of the registrar's signature and the following information shall also be entered on the stamp:

(a) the time of registration of the document;

(b) the number of the roll on which the deed or document may be found on the computer storage and retrieval system; and

(c) the number of the frames used on that roll to record the deed or document.

(2) A deed or document stamped in accordance with subsection (1) is receivable as evidence as proof of registration and of the time of registration.

1990 c32 s3

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Registration of plans

26. (1) A person who wishes to register a deed or other document with a plan attached to that deed or document may furnish a copy of that plan and that plan shall be registered as a part of that deed or document.

(2) The registrar may refuse to register a copy of a plan under subsection (1) where that copy exceeds 21.6 centimetres wide by 35.6 centimetres long.

(3) A person who develops a land assembly or subdivision for which a survey of the plan exists, or who deposits a deed or document which refers to a plan of an area in which the subject property of that deed or document is included shall furnish to the registrar a copy of that plan for filing in the master plan file.

(4) The registrar may determine that no further plan is required and as a result exempt a person from compliance with subsection (3).

1990 c32 s3

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Documents to be copied

27. All documents submitted for registration in accordance with section 24 shall be completely copied or reproduced by photographic, electronic, mechanical, chemical or other process.

1990 c32 s3

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Documents checked

28. Where a number of documents, as determined by the registrar, have been recorded in accordance with subsection 23(2), those recorded images shall be checked against the original images and the registrar shall sign a certificate to certify that those recorded images are true copies of the documents deposited for registration.

1990 c32 s3

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Indexes

29. The registrar shall keep a double index to the books of registry of all documents or deeds deposited before July 1, 1984, showing, where applicable

(a) the parties;

(b) the situation of the property;

(c) the character and date of each document or deed; and

(d) the consideration indicated on each document or deed,

and in the case of judgments

(e) the name of the plaintiff;

(f) the name of the defendant;

(g) the situation of the property; and

(h) the date of the judgment.

1990 c32 s3

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Maintenance of bound volumes

30. Bound volumes of documents deposited for registration before July 1, 1984 shall be maintained and repaired.

1990 c32 s3

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Unbinding of registry books

31. (1) For the purpose of making a reproduction in facsimile of a deed or other document deposited for registration before July 1, 1984 in the registry or of the books of registry, the registrar may remove the binding and separate the pages but as soon as the reproduction is made, he or she shall restore a deed, other document or book as nearly as possible to its original condition.

(2) The validity of a deed, other document or book, the binding of which has been removed or the pages of which have been separated under subsection (1) shall not be considered to have been affected by the removal of the binding or the separation of the pages.

1977 c105 s4; 1990 c32 s4

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Reproduction of a deed

32. The reproduction in facsimile of a deed, other document or book made under section 23 has the same effect, and this Act shall apply to the reproduction, as if the reproduction were a transcript of the original, but where a book of the registry is so reproduced the original book shall nevertheless be carefully preserved.

RSN1970 c328 s30; 1978 c35 s20; 1990 c32 s5

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Release of mortgage noted

33. (1) Where a property which has been subject to a mortgage deposited for registration before July 1, 1984 is released from that mortgage there shall be noted on the margin of the page containing the copy of that mortgage the fact that the property has been released, with a reference to the page and volume or frame and roll containing that release.

(2) There shall be noted on the page or frame containing a copy of a release of mortgage, a reference to the page and volume or frame and roll containing the mortgage.

1990 c32 s6

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Registration of conveyances of personalty

34. (1) A conveyance of personal chattels in this province which is not a conditional sale within the meaning of the Conditional Sales Act or a bill of sale within the meaning of the Bills of Sale Act shall, where the actual possession of the chattels continues in the grantor, on payment of the fee applicable to a conveyance and on proof and deposit for registration, be registered in accordance with this Act and unless so registered is void as against

(a) a subsequent purchaser for valuable consideration who has first registered his or her conveyance; and

(b) a subsequent and actual attachment or levy under process of a court in the province upon the personal chattels where, before the registration of the conveyance, the attachment or levy has been made and entered in the record book of the sheriff of the province provided for that purpose.

(2) The following documents shall, on payment of the fee applicable to a mortgage and on proof and deposit for registration, be registered in accordance with this Act and unless so registered is void as against a liquidator and a creditor of the corporation or another person:

(a) a mortgage or charge for the purpose of securing an issue of debentures of a corporation;

(b) a mortgage or charge on uncalled capital of a corporation;

(c) a floating charge on the undertaking or property of a person; and

(d) a specific or floating mortgage or charge of chattels created by a corporation and

(i) contained in a trust deed or other instrument to secure bonds, debentures or debenture stock of the corporation,

(ii) in bonds, debentures or debenture stock of the corporation as well as in the trust deed or other instrument securing either of them,

(iii) in a trust deed or other instrument securing bonds, debentures or debenture stock of another corporation, or

(iv) in bonds, debentures or debenture stock or a series of bonds or debentures of the corporation not secured by a separate instrument.

1975 No64 s4; 1979 c51 s26; 1982 c9 s13

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Old deeds registered free

35. A person who holds a deed, will, conveyance or other assurance affecting lands or tenements in this province, executed before the fire in St. John's on June 9, 1846, by which several volumes of the Registry of Deeds for the central district were destroyed, and which had been registered in the volumes so destroyed, may present the deed, will, conveyance or other assurance to the registrar, who shall register it free of charge.

RSN1970 c328 s34

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Certified searches and copies

36. (1) The registrar shall, when requested in writing for the purposes of the Quieting of Titles Act, make searches and furnish copies of all deeds and other documents registered in the registry.

(2) The registrar shall, when requested in writing, provide certified copies and extracts of deeds and documents which shall be signed by the registrar.

(3) The registrar may charge fees for

(a) providing a certified search under subsection (1);

(b) providing a certified copy under subsection (2); and

(c) the copying of documents under this section.

(4) The registrar shall not allow books, computer software or computer hardware to be taken out of his or her custody.

1990 c32 s7

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Searches

37. (1) Where a person requires a certificated search to be made for the purposes of section 36, that person may deliver in the office a requisition in the prescribed form.

(2) The registrar shall make the search required, and shall make and file in the office a certificate in the prescribed form setting out the result of it, and office copies of the certificate shall be issued, and shall be evidence of the certificate.

(3) A requisition under this section shall be in writing, signed by the person making the requisition, specifying the name against which that person desires a search be made or in relation to which he or she requires a certified copy and other sufficient particulars.

(4) A person making a requisition under subsection 36(1) shall not be entitled to a search until that person has satisfied the registrar that the search is required for the purposes of the Quieting of Titles Act.

(5) A person making a requisition under subsection 36(2) shall not be entitled to a certified copy until that person has satisfied the registrar that the certified copy is required

(a) for the purposes of the Quieting of Titles Act; or

(b) on behalf of a purchaser, lessee, mortgagee or an intending purchaser, lessee, mortgagee or other person who for valuable consideration takes or deals in property.

(6) Where the registrar commits or is a party to an act of fraud or collusion, or is wilfully negligent in the making of or otherwise in relation to a certificate or office copy under this section, the registrar is guilty of a misdemeanour.

(7) Where a solicitor obtains an office copy certificate of the result of a search under this section, the solicitor shall not be answerable in respect of a loss that may arise from error in the certificate.

(8) During the regular office hours of the registry, a person may on filling out a requisition form indicating with reasonable certainty the object of search and on payment of the prescribed fee, inspect the books, documents, microfiche, microfilm and the computer storage and retrieval system in the registry relating to his or her stated object.

(9) The registrar may require a person before entering the place where the books, records and the computer storage and retrieval system are kept to deposit at a place outside pens or writing or marking instruments containing ink or moist or indelible colours, and to declare that he or she does not take in a writing or marking instrument except a soft black-lead pencil the marks of which may be readily erased.

(10) A person, not being a member of the Law Society of Newfoundland, who acts as a professional searcher, is required to obtain a certificate of approval from the Attorney General before being allowed to have free access to the books, records, microfiche, microfilm and the computer storage and retrieval system and the Attorney General may withdraw the certificate of approval in his or her discretion.

(11) The Attorney General may before approving a professional searcher require him or her to sign an undertaking that the searcher will not, having requisitioned a search, take the opportunity to make a search into matters not connected with the object mentioned in the requisition and may require the professional searcher to sign a declaration that he or she has not in fact, since being approved or since his or her last declaration, made a search not covered by a requisition and search fee.

(12) In the case of generalized searches by a professional searcher, where his or her object is to obtain lists of persons rather than to search in respect of known parties, the registrar, with the approval of the Attorney General, may fix a lump sum to be paid monthly, quarterly or yearly, instead of the fees prescribed for searches, by a professional searcher to cover searches made by him or her in the registry.

(13) The registrar may prohibit a person

(a) who has not exercised or who is not exercising due care in the handling of books and indexes of the registry while making a search;

(b) who does not replace books which the person has removed from the shelves of the registry back in their proper places on the shelves when finished his or her examination of the books;

(c) who has not exercised or who is not exercising care in the handling and use of microfiche, microfilm and computer hardware or components and accessories associated with the computer storage and retrieval system;

(d) who does not replace in their proper location microfiche, microfilm cassettes or other computer hardware associated with the computer storage and retrieval system when he or she has completed his or her use of the computer storage and retrieval system;

(e) who fails to comply with a requirement made by the registrar under subsection (9);

(f) who smokes in the vault of the registry; or

(g) who otherwise fails to comply with the reasonable requirements of the registrar,

from searching in the registry for a period of time that the registrar may determine, but the person may have the prohibition removed upon his or her written undertaking to comply with the terms and conditions that the registrar may prescribe.

RSN1970 c328 s36; 1971 No14 s2; 1971 No18 s2; 1973 No84 s3; 1978 c69 s5; 1990 c32 s8

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Proof of value of property

38. (1) The registrar may, in the case of deeds of gift or where he or she may consider it advisable, require proof to be made on oath of the value of property comprised in an instrument.

(2) The proof may be made before a person before whom a deed may be proved under sections 14 and 15.

(3) In determining the value of a property, the value of buildings attached to the land shall be included and the value of the property shall be calculated at the time the property is conveyed or transferred unless otherwise excepted by the regulations.

(4) Where the registrar is not satisfied with the proof of value submitted with an instrument under subsection (1), the registrar may require the person submitting the instrument for registration to produce a photographic copy of the records of a municipality or a report of a qualified appraiser, supporting the valuation.

RSN1970 c328 s38; 1990 c32 s11

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Regulations

39. (1) The Lieutenant-Governor in Council may make regulations

(a) prescribing fees to be collected by the registrar and paid into the Consolidated Revenue Fund;

(b) regarding matters related to the collection of fees by the registrar;

(c) prescribing the waiver of fees in regard to certain categories of property under subsection 38(3);

(d) prescribing the hours during which the registry offices shall be kept open, and the hours during which instruments shall be received for registration;

(e) respecting the quality of writing material used in instruments tendered for registration and in duplicates and copies required under this Act;

(f) prescribing forms and providing for their use;

(g) requiring, in connection with instruments presented for registration, proof of compliance with a law that if not complied with might detrimentally affect the title or interest of a person claiming title or an interest in an instrument and governing the form and manner of that proof; and

(h) generally, for carrying out the purpose of this Act.

(2) An instrument, deed or document shall not be registered until the proper fee is paid.

(3) A fee is not payable on the registration of an instrument, deed or document registered by or on behalf of the Crown in right of the province.

(4) Regulations made under this section may be made with retroactive effect to a date stated in the regulations but that date shall not be greater than 6 months before their publication in the Gazette.

1990 c32 s12

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Forms

40. The forms in the Schedule to this Act, or forms of similar effect approved by the registrar, may be used for the purpose of this Act.

RSN1970 c328 s42

 

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Schedule

Requisition for Search

To the Registrar of Deeds, St. John's:

Under section 37 of the Registration of Deeds Act, search for deeds and other documents (or as the case may be) registered in your office during the period from ......................, to ......................, both inclusive, in the following name or names:

Surname

Given Name or Names

Location of Property

Volume or roll

Folio or Frame

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I declare that the above mentioned search is required for the purpose of an application under the Quieting of Titles Act.

I desire that an office copy of the certificate be made and sent to my address.

Dated at ......................, this ...................... day of .......................

Signature, address and description of person requiring the search.

 

Certificate of Search

This is to certify that a search has been diligently made in the Registry of Deeds for deeds and other documents (or as the case may be) in the name of ............................, for the period from ...................... to ......................, both inclusive, and no deed or other document has been registered in the Registry of Deeds in that name during that period, (or that except the ......., described in the particulars to this certificate, no deed or other document has been registered in that name during that period).

Particulars:

Dated the ...................... day of ........................

 

Requisition for Copies

Under section 37 of the Registration of Deeds Act, certify as true copies deeds and documents as follows:

Surname

Given Name or Names

Location of Property

Volume or roll

Folio or Frame

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I declare that the above mentioned copies are required for ....................

I desire that the certified copies be made and sent to my address.

Dated at ...................... this ...................... day of ......................, 19.....

Signature, address

1990 c32 s13

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