Restriction on the Use of Land Vested in a Prescribed Authority

This page aims to help you complete an electronic Restriction on the Use of Land Vested in a Prescribed Authority dealing form. Pursuant to section 88D Conveyancing Act 1919, a restriction on the use of land affecting land vested in a prescribed authority may be created by an order of that authority. If the land is not vested in the prescribed authority then consider a Restriction on the Use of Land by a Prescribed Authority dealing form or Restriction on the use of land dealing form.

The prescribed authorities under section 88D(1) Conveyancing Act 1919 are:

  • a statutory authority, i.e. the Crown or a public or local authority constituted by an Act

  • Australian Gas Networks (NSW) Pty Ltd (ACN 083 199 839)

  • Australian Postal Corporation

  • Defence Housing Australia

  • an energy services corporation within the meaning of the Energy Services Corporations Act 1995

  • the owner of a transacted distribution system or transacted transmission system under the Electricity Network Assets (Authorised Transactions) Act 2015

  • Hunter Water Corporation

  • an irrigation corporation within the meaning of the Water Management Act 2000

  • Water NSW

  • Sydney Water Corporation

  • The Uniting Church in Australia Property Trust (NSW)

  • AGL Macquarie Pty Limited (ACN 167 859 494) and

  • Snowy Hydro Limited (ACN 090 574 431).

See clause 27 Conveyancing (General) Regulation 2018.

Subscriber requirements

Before lodging this document electronically via an Electronic Lodgment Network, a Subscriber must:

  1. verify their Client’s identity

  2. establish their Client’s right to deal with the land

  3. have a properly completed and executed Client Authorisation form and

  4. retain evidence that supports the dealing (see Supporting Evidence below).

The Subscriber must also certify that they have taken reasonable steps to ensure that the instrument is correct and compliant with relevant law and any Prescribed Requirement.

For more information on these requirements see:

Residual Documents

Guide to complete

Legislation – section 88D(3) Conveyancing Act 1919.

Stamp Duty – not required.

CoRD Holder Consent – required.
See https://rg-guidelines.nswlrs.com.au/e-dealings/cord_holder_consent_requirements.

Notice of Sale – not required.

Standard Form of Caveat – a caveat noted on the Register will not prevent the recording of a Restriction on the Use of Land Vested in a Prescribed Authority.

Priority Notice Noted on the Register - see Priority Notice page for more information.

The following headings refer to the data fields which must be completed in order to lodge an electronic Restriction on the Use of Land Vested in a Prescribed Authority dealing form.

Land Title

Enter the land title reference(s) for the land burdened by the restriction.

Participant Details

Party Details – Party Name

Select the registered proprietor, being the prescribed authority.

Document

Create Document – Select Other Documents.

Select Restriction on the Use of Land Vested in a Prescribed Authority.

Prescribed Authority

Select the registered proprietor, being the prescribed authority.

Evidence Date

Enter the date of the order by the prescribed authority.

Attachment

Attachment Type – Terms and Conditions.

The date of the order must be stated. An office copy of the order must be attached to the dealing. The prescribed authority must certify that no person or corporation has acquired an interest in the land.

The order must state:

  • the land burdened by the restriction

  • the particulars of the restriction and

  • the name of the prescribed authority in which the land is vested (see section 88D(2) Conveyancing Act 1919).

Supporting evidence

In addition to evidence supporting the steps taken by the Subscriber to verify the identity of their Client and establish their Client’s right to deal, the Subscriber may be required to retain other evidence to support the dealing.

The evidence that the Subscriber is required to retain to support a Restriction on the Use of Land Vested in a Prescribed Authority dealing form may include:

  • A copy of the duly executed version of the document(s) uploaded as an attachment.

Other forms of evidence may be acceptable and it is a matter for the Subscriber to be satisfied that they have met the requirements for the dealing. Please refer to the ARNECC Guidance Note 5 for assistance on retaining evidence to support conveyancing transactions in accordance with the NSW Participation Rules.

All NSW legislation can be accessed at www.legislation.nsw.gov.au/