Department of Justice is now the Department of Communities and Justice.  Find out more >

Torrens title: compensation for loss

​Reference received: 20 January 1988


Report 76: Torrens Title: Compensation for Loss [PDF, 286Kb], June 1996

Tabled in parliament: 31 October 2000

Legislative action: Real Property Amendment (Compensation) Act 2000​ 

Judicial citation: Registrar General v Harris (1998) 45 NSWLR 404; Diemasters Pty Ltd v Meadowcorp Pty Ltd (2001) 52 NSWLR572 [34]; Challenger Managed Investments Ltd v Direct Money Corporation Pty Ltd (2003) 59 NSWLR 452 (NSWSC0 [64] [66]; Sahab Holdings Pty Ltd v Registrar General [2009] NSWSC 1143 [69]

Discussion paper

Discussion Paper 19: Torrens Title: Compensation for Loss [PDF, 171Kb], June 1989

Published jointly with the Victorian Law Reform Commission VLRC DP 16​

Judicial citation: Registrar-General of Land v Marshall [1995] 2 NZLR 189, 195

​Issues paper

Issues Paper 6: Torrens Title - Compensation for Loss, December 1989

Judicial citation: Registrar-General of Land v Marshall [1995] 2 NZLR 189,194 and 195; Price v Registrar General (1996) 8 BPR 15,977

Terms of reference

To inquire into and report on:

(i) the extent to which all or some of the Torrens System Register should be subject to a State guarantee, and the extent of this guarantee;

(ii) the operation of the Assurance Fund, established under the Real Property Act 1900 (NSW) ("RPA"), to assess whether it is working as intended and as efficiently as possible; and

(iii) any related matter.