Maintaining the integrity of the Torrens System in a digital environment: A comparative overview of the safeguards used within the electronic land systems in Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom and Singapore
Low, Rouhshi (2005) Maintaining the integrity of the Torrens System in a digital environment: A comparative overview of the safeguards used within the electronic land systems in Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom and Singapore. Australian Property Law Journal, 11(2), pp. 155-178.
Recent years have seen an increased reliance on technology in the land registration process, a trend which has led to the recent push for a completely electronic lodgment registration system, as seen in jurisdictions such as New Zealand, Canada, Singapore, England and Australia. The success of such a system will depend on whether the Torrens principle of security and integrity of title can be maintained in an electronic environment. The article provided a comparative overview of the electronic lodgment systems in New Zealand, Canada, Singapore and the United Kingdom. The security features of these systems which are crucial to maintaining security and integrity of title are highlighted and analysed.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Electronic conveyancing, Torrens system, security of title, fraud|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2005 Lexis/Nexis Butterworths and Rouhshi Low|
|Deposited On:||31 May 2006|
|Last Modified:||09 Jun 2010 12:32|
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