Glossary

The meanings attributed to terms set out for the purpose of explanation only and are not necessarily valid legal definitions for other purposes.

Where precise definitions are sought appropriate statutes or authorities should be studied. See Greg Stilanou, Land Titling Law and Practice in NSW, Lawbook Co. 2013 [Definitions on pages xxvii – xxxi].

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GPR: Government Property Register - is the single source of whole-of-government property data. It provides an integrated data source combining data from individual owner agencies with data from NSW LRS to give a total picture of the State's land holdings.

Good Root of Title: The starting point from which title to Old System land may be considered acceptable. It is usually a conveyance or mortgage for valuable consideration which is at least 30 years old at the time of the search.

Grant: Any Crown Grant of land by the Crown to private ownership. The land is said to be 'alienated from the Crown in fee'.

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