Designing an automated Torrens system — baseline criteria, risks and possible outcomes
Thomas, Rod, Low, Rouhshi, & Griggs, Lynden (2015) Designing an automated Torrens system — baseline criteria, risks and possible outcomes. New Zealand Law Review, 2015(3), pp. 425-453.
This article is a continuation of a discussion of automation of Torrens regimes, introduced by the authors in [2013J NZ L Rev 227. In this article, the authors explore design constraints affecting automation of Torrens systems against the background of the three criteria previously developed to assess automation proposals: proof of identity (or name); proof of ownership; and proof of authority to deal. They then propose four different measures that may assist in moving any system towards full automation. The article concludes with a summary of seven propositions offered as guidelines to system designers and closes with the following question: if the outcome of automation transfers risk from the registry to conveyancers can that system still properly be considered Torrens in its nature?
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Electronic conveyancing, Torrens system, Fraud, Risk, Automated land registration system|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Research Centres > Commercial & Property Law Research Centre
Past > Institutes > Information Security Institute
Current > Schools > School of Accountancy
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2015 Ingenta|
|Deposited On:||12 Jul 2016 23:44|
|Last Modified:||15 Nov 2016 15:44|
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