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The Land (Spouse Protection) Act provides protection for the interest of a spouse in a homestead. A spouse may obtain an entry on the register that the homestead is subject to this Act. The effect of the entry is that the interest of the other spouse may not be disposed of without the consent of the spouse who obtained the entry.

GENERAL EFFECT ON LAND TITLE PRACTICE

The Act establishes procedures for obtaining and removing an entry in the land title office and for consenting to dispositions.

Electronic Submissions

For electronic submissions, the director has approved the use of the electronic Form 17 Cancellation of Charge, Notation or Filing. This form is reproduced in the Land Title Electronic Forms Guidebook, 6th ed. (CLEBC, 2013), commonly cited as the “Green Book”, is available in Web Filing using a myLTSA Enterprise account, or can be downloaded from ltsa.ca.

Originally signed hardcopies of Forms A, B, C and D, prescribed under the Land (Spouse Protection) Act, and an original court certified copy of a certificate of divorce or decree of nullity of the court are in the class of supporting documents designated by the director for electronic filing.

CROSS REFERENCES AND OTHER SOURCES OF INFORMATION

See Di Castri, Registration of Title to Land, vol. 1, paras. 176 and 255, and vol. 2, para. 493.