On 11 October 2021, the Real Property Amendment (Certificates of Title) Act 2021 commenced, which abolished the Certificates of Title (CTs) and the control of the right to deal (CoRD) framework. All existing CTs have been cancelled and CTs will no longer be issued. Existing CTs will not need to be produced, and CoRD holder consent will not be required, for a dealing or plan to be registered. All existing Guidelines subject to this change are currently being reviewed and will be updated to reflect these changes. For further information regarding the abolition of CTs, please see https://www.registrargeneral.nsw.gov.au/property-and-conveyancing/eConveyancing/abolition-of-certificates-of-title

s 18 Community Housing Providers (Adoption of National Law) Act 2012

As regards land in which a Housing Agency has an interest, a community housing provider must not transfer or otherwise deal with the land or register a plan affecting the land unless:

  • the Housing Agency consents; or
  • a community housing agreement specifies that the transaction is authorised or exempt.

On application in the approved form by a Housing Agency, the Registrar-General must make a recording in the Register certifying that land is subject to this section.

For the purposes of this Act, the Housing Agencies are:

  • the New South Wales Land and Housing Corporation;
  • the Secretary of the Department of Family and Community Services; and
  • a Division Head so prescribed for the purposes of this Act.