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  • 374 (1) The registrar must store in the records the names of registered owners of indefeasible titles, absolute fees and charges, with a reference opposite each name to the serial number under which the estate or interest of the owner is registered.
  • (2) Despite subsection (1), the registrar must not enter in the records referred to in subsection (1) a particular class of charge or the names of a person or class of persons designated by the director.

1979-219-304; 1982-60-77, proclaimed effective August 1, 1983; 1990-34-7, effective September 17, 1990 (B.C. Reg. 349/90); 2004-66-129, effective January 20, 2005 (B.C. Reg. 16/2005).


Name Index

With computerization of the land title office, a search for a particular registered owner of a fee simple or charge may now be made by accessing the computer records by the person’s name. A search may also be made for a particular registered charge by registration number, if that number is known.


Section 1 of the Act defines “records” as follows:

  • “records” includes the register, books, indices, drawings, plans, instruments and other documents or any part of them registered, deposited, filed or lodged in the land title office, and those recorded or stored by any means, whether graphic, electronic, mechanical or otherwise, in any location approved by the Board of Directors.

Secondary Sources

See Di Castri, Registration of Title to Land, vol. 1, para. 36.