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Transferring title such as after the death of a spouse or owner on title requires the expertise of a legal professional. See...

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Section 381 of the Land Title Act establishes an exemption from payment of the statutory fees incurred by taxing authorities for searches...

In British Columbia, ownership of land is referred to as title to land (land title) and is documented by registration through the LTSA. Once...

The LTSA has land title offices in Kamloops, New Westminster and Victoria. For hours and address information, visit...

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Applicants can release a Land Tax Deferment Act charge by selecting "Land Tax Deferment Act" from the drop down list in item 3 of the "Form 17 – Cancellation of Charge, Notation or Filing", noting the applicable charge number in the "Number" field and appending the original Notice of Sat

The electronic signature of the subscriber is a certification by the subscriber that the material facts set out in the electronic instrument or included in the accompanying copy of the supporting document accurately reflect the material facts for each supporting document.

Generally speaking, Examiners of Title review land title applications, documents and plans to ensure they comply with all legal requirements.

No. The subscriber does not have to be the same individual as the witnessing officer. It is also important to note that the role of the subscriber in electronically signing the form differs from their role as an (officer) when witnessing a document under Part 5 of the Land Title Act.

Under the Land Title Act, the electronic version of a document submitted through EFS is deemed to be the original document for all purposes once it is registered by the Registrar.

The subscriber must be in position to deliver the true copy or copy of the true copy of the original electronic instrument if requested by the Registrar, until the application has been fully registered by the Registrar.

Individuals and non-government organizations are able to register a covenant on private lands.

No. The local government must use a fee paying account for electronic filing. The non-fee paying account may only be used for searching LTSA records for taxation purposes and is not to be used to submit EFS documents or for conducting searches for reasons other than taxation purposes.

Currently, a subscriber may be a BC lawyer in good standing with the Law Society, a BC notary public in good standing with the Society of Notaries Public, a BC land surveyor in good standing with the Association of British Columbia Land Surveyors or a member of the Authorized Subscriber Register