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Torrens system

An optional system for registering title to real property and all claims and encumbrances against the property; available in only a few states. See also Torrens certificate and Torrens registration.

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Most jurisdictions with a title registration system modeled on the South Australian Torrens title have made the political choice in favour of abolishing notice.
Section 45D(1) of the Real Property Act 1900 (NSW) permits a person who has acquired possession of Torrens title land in circumstances in which the title of the registered proprietor would have been extinguished under the statute of limitations to make an application to the Registrar-General to be recorded as the new registered proprietor.
'The vision underpinning the Torrens Title system is that interests in property should be defined on a register, not by distributed pieces of paper,' Young says.
(13) Another topic, which is connected with the question of remedies, is the subject of this article--namely, the proper relationship between Barnes v Addy claims and the indefeasibility of Torrens title. This issue arises in cases where a plaintiff brings a Barnes v Addy claim with the aim of compelling the defendant to divest a registered interest in Torrens land.
(187) Other provisions in the legislation do not preclude the creation of prescriptive easements over Torrens title land in Victoria: Bradbrook and Neave, above n 96, 251-2.
The indefeasibility of the Torrens title should not be used as a means to perpetrate fraud against the rightful owner of real property.
A public land patent, when registered in the corresponding Register of Deeds, is a veritable Torrens title, and becomes as indefeasible upon the expiration of one year from the date of issuance thereof.
'The indefeasibility of a Torrens title should not be used as a means to perpetrate fraud against the rightful owner of real property.
No government employee has a Torrens Title on his or her place of work.
Well-entrenched is the rule that a person who has a Torrens title over the property is entitled to the possession thereof.
3135, as amended, in Section 7 thereof, explicitly authorizes the purchaser in a foreclosure sale to apply for a writ of possession during the redemption period by filing an ex parte motion under oath for that purpose in the corresponding registration or cadastral proceeding in the case of property with Torrens title.
Bear in mind that no government employee has a Torrens Title to his position.