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Body Corporate And Community Management Act 1997

Chapter 8
Part 13
Section 444

Continuing application of old LSA | Section 444

(1) Old LSA, part 3 continues to apply in relation to a contract for the sale of a proposed lot entered into before the commencement as if the amendment Act had not been enacted.

(2) However, if, at any time before the settlement of a contract to which the part applies, the parties to the contract agree to settle the sale using e-conveyancing, the part is to be read with the following changes—

(a) old LSA, section 22(4)(a)—

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‘(a)the vendor or the vendor’s agent can not require the purchaser to settle; and’;

(b) old LSA, section 23(1), ‘, without becoming entitled in terms of the instrument to receive a registrable instrument of transfer in exchange therefor’—

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‘(but excluding an amount payable at settlement)’;

(c) old LSA, section 23(4)—


(d) old LSA, section 25(2)(a)—

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‘(a)before settlement of the sale of the proposed lot; or’;

(e) old LSA, section 25(2)(b)(ii)—

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‘(ii)before settlement of the sale of the proposed lot;’;

(f) old LSA, section 27, heading—

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‘27Purchaser’s rights if purchase not settled within a certain period’;

(g) old LSA, section 27(1)(b), ‘the vendor has not given the purchaser a registrable instrument of transfer for the lot’—

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‘the sale of the proposed lot has not been settled’;

(h) old LSA, section 27(2), ‘before the vendor gives the purchaser the registrable instrument of transfer for the proposed lot’—

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‘before the sale of the proposed lot has been settled’;

(i) old LSA, section 28, heading, ‘for giving of registrable instrument’—


(3)In this section—

e-conveyancing see the Property Law Act 1974, section 58A.

old LSA, followed by a provision number, means the provision with that number in the Land Sales Act 1984 as in force at any relevant time before the commencement.

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