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Caveats temporarily forbidding dealings with lands

S. 89(1) amended by Nos 9324 s. 8(a)(b), 9976 s. 11, 10128 s. 6(2).

    (1)     Any person claiming any estate or interest in land under any unregistered instrument or dealing or by devolution in law or otherwise or his agent may lodge with the Registrar a caveat in an appropriate approved form forbidding the registration of any person as transferee or proprietor of and of any instrument affecting such estate or interest either absolutely or conditionally and may, at any time, by lodging with the Registrar an instrument in an appropriate approved form, withdraw the caveat as to the whole or any part of the land.

S. 89(2) substituted by No. 18/1989 s. 12(Sch. 1 item 126).

    (2)     A recording of every caveat lodged under this section must be made in any relevant part of the Register.

    (3)     The Registrar shall give to the registered proprietor of the estate or interest concerned notice of the caveat together with a copy of the caveat or of such particulars thereof as the Registrar deems material to such person.

S. 89(4) amended by No. 80/2009 s. 45.

    (4)     Every notice relating to any such caveat and any proceedings in respect thereof if served at the address specified in the caveat shall be deemed to be duly served.

S. 89A inserted by No. 7244 s. 2, substituted by No. 9324 s. 9(1).

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