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In This Volume

  • 174 (1) The registered owner of the absolute fee of land under the Acts repealed by the former Act may apply in writing to the registrar for registration of indefeasible title to the land and the application must be in the form approved by the director.
  • (2) Section 158 applies to this section.
  • (3) The registrar, on his or her own initiative, in respect of any land in the absolute fees register, may convert the absolute fee into an indefeasible title without an application from the registered owner of the absolute fee.

1979-219-171; 1982-60-40, proclaimed effective August 1, 1983; 1992-32-13, effective February 1, 1993 (B.C. Reg. 18/93); 2004-66-96, effective January 20, 2005 (B.C. Reg. 16/2005).

REGULATIONS AND FORMS

Application by Owner of Absolute Fee for Indefeasible Title

The director has approved the use of Form 20, Application by Owner of Absolute Fee for Indefeasible Title. The use of Form 20 is compulsory.

Submissions

On the Form 17 Fee Simple, select Nature of Interest, Application by Owner of Absolute Fee for Indefeasible Title, and attach an image of the original Form 20.

PRACTICE

When the registrar considers an application under s. 174(1) or intends to proceed under s. 174(3), the registrar must be satisfied of compliance with s. 169(1) of the Act.

CROSS REFERENCES AND OTHER SOURCES OF INFORMATION

See Di Castri, Registration of Title to Land, vol. 1, para. 58.