The following applies toReal Property Act (RPA) dealings, Water Access Licence (WAL) dealings and documents registered in the General Register.
A dealing must be signed by or on behalf of all the parties to the transaction. A General Register document must be signed or behalf of the party who is disposing of or burdened by the transaction. The dealing or document must bear original signatures. Adhesive labels with original signatures are not acceptable. Adhesive seals are acceptable. In most cases the authenticity of the execution must be attested by a witness.
If execution is not provided on the standard page of a RP or WAL dealing form, the page number and identification of the annexure containing the execution must be stated in the execution panel on the standard page.
Also see the appropriate dealing in Land dealing requirements pages or Water dealing requirements pages or Documents lodged pages (General Register).
Aboriginal Corporations, Aboriginal Associations, The New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council, Local Aboriginal Land Councils, etc information on execution of these dealings.
Administrator, liquidator, receiver
execution procedures for administrators, liquidators and receivers.
Area Health Services and Statutory Health Corporations
may be executed, with or without the seal of the body corporate.
execution of dealings by an attorney procedures.
Barrister or solicitor
execution procedures for a legal practitioner.
Building societies, credit unions etc
information on building societies, credit unions, friendly societies, starr bowketts, cooperatives etc.
includes information on execution by deregistered companies and foreign companies.
Delegation and authorisation
legal entities capable of dealing with land may delegate particular persons to act as signatories in an instrument.
Discrepancies in signatures
procedures where there is a discrepancy between the name of a party and that party's signature on a dealing.
Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979
for RPA dealings, WAL dealings and the General Register.
Execution by a reserve trust
procedures of execution of dealings by reserve trusts.
Execution of dealings outside NSW
requirements for execution and attestation are the same as a dealing executed in NSW.
Execution under company seal
information on how a company may execute a dealing under company seal.
Execution without company seal
information on how a company may execute a dealing without a company seal.
Foreign names, characters, language
components of a foreign name, notably an Asian name, may be signed in any order.
General execution requirements for dealing forms
applies to dealings affecting the Torrens Title Register and the Water Access Licence Register.
Illiterate or incapacitated persons
may execute a dealing or document by making his or her mark.
information related to execution by incorporated associations.
execution of Real Property Act dealings and the General Register information.
information for execution of dealings by a Council.
Managed persons: NSW Trustee and Guardian
Supreme Court may authorise a manager to execute dealings or documents on behalf of a protected person.
execution of a dealing by a minor or in favour of a minor.
Order of Court
information on execution of dealings.
Owners Corporation, Association of a Community, Precinct or Neighbourhood Scheme
information on how dealings may be executed by an Owners Corporation, Association of a Community, Precinct or Neighbourhood Scheme.
execution requirements for religious bodies vary.
procedures for execution of dealings by statutory bodies.
like an oath, is a personal statement.
procedure for witness attesting the authenticity of the execution of a dealing.