EFS Legislative Amendments – Bill 11 Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act

May 25, 2010

The EFS legislative amendments contained in Bill 11 Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act passed through the debate in the legislature on May 4, 2010. This enabling legislation authorizes the Director of Land Titles to take future action to specify classes of documents to be submitted electronically. It will also permit the Registrar to make exemptions on a transaction-by-transaction basis. The Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act has 189 sections covering a number of statutes which will require additional time to complete the debate stage prior to being brought into force through Royal Assent.

For the full text of the bill (3rd reading version) see: Bill 11, the Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act, 2010, and for a summary of the amendments, see this information bulletin from the Ministry of the Attorney General released on April 21st.

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