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electronic conveyancing

the transfer of ownership by electronic means. More particularly the new and improved system of land registration established by the Land Registration Act 2002. The necessary formal documents can be executed (signed) electronically. Third party rights are protected by notices and restrictions. Its use may in due course be compulsory. The system was not in force at the time of writing. Similar developments are underway in Scotland.
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Hence, electronic communication not complying with this specific meaning of writing, such as web and electronic mail without the use of certified electronic signatures, could not be used to conclude electronic conveyancing contracts.
Finance Minister Bill Marmion congratulated Landgate for its achievement with the implementation of electronic conveyancing and its collaboration with the Office of State Revenue to improve conveyancing outcomes.
An example of the application of the second tier approach is electronic conveyancing.
The Land Registry said last week the first electronic conveyancing pilots would begin in October 2007.
As electronic conveyancing is being introduced by the Government are you keeping pace and using the available computerised systems wherever necessary to speed up the transactions and are you finding the systems useful?
There are proposals in electronic conveyancing for transfer of funds to become instantaneous, but these are not yet up and running
A LEADING law firm in the Midlands has highlighted that changes to Land Registry law and practice are laying the foundations for the development of electronic conveyancing.
The PEXA platform is transforming the Australian property industry by delivering a national electronic conveyancing platform that is integrated with State and Territory land title registries.
FAF International has the scale, experience and systems needed to address the change towards electronic conveyancing in Australia, as well as the backing of a parent which counts mortgage processing among its core competencies, he added.
Constitutional Affairs Minister Baroness Ashton of Upholland said in a written statement to the Lords that electronic conveyancing could be made compulsory in England and Wales by 2009 or 2010.
It will look at the Government's policy issues and consider the technical developments in electronic conveyancing, looking in particular at what the profession needs to do to adapt to 21st Century convey- ancing.
Another reason is to prepare the way for electronic conveyancing.
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