Land Title Registration Law, 1986 (PNDCL 152)

Section 52: (1) The Land Registrar may create a new folio of the land register and prepare and issue a new land certificate in the following cases:(a) where the Land Registrar accepts an application for combination of parcels or subdivision of a parcel under section 41 of this Law;(b) where, in the opinion of the Land Registrar, it is impracticable to make further endorsements on an existing folio;(c) where an existing folio has been mutilated or defaced or is in such condition that, in the opinion of the Land Registrar, it should be replaced;(d) where, upon registration of a transfer or transmission, the transferee or applicant has become the proprietor of part of the parcel in an existing folio.(2) Upon the creation of a new folio the Land Registrar shall cancel the previous folio either wholly or partially as the circumstances may require, and shall indicate thereon the serial number of the new folio or folios and the reason for such cancellation.(3) Subject to any agreement to the contrary, the proprietor in whose name a new folio is created shall, as between him and any person with whom he has any dealing in respect of the land, be liable for the cost of creating such folio.

Procedures to Follow

The document/instrument being submitted for registration must clearly show the following:
1. Stamped (Stamp Duty duly paid)
2. Date of instrument
3. Nature of Instrument (Title of document)
Names and addresses of parties
Signature of parties
Names and addresses of witnesses
Signature of witnesses
Solicitorís Stamp/Seal
Approved plan ( Certified judgment plan if nature of instrument is Judgment)

The following information on site plan must be the same in document: 
Name of owner 
Land size and location of land
Licensed Surveyorís and Director, Survey and Mapping Divisionís signatures and date
Back of the site plan must be signed by the parties
Signature of witnesses of parties with addresses
Jurat (if document is thumb printed, etc)
Oath of Proof must be executed
Deponent must be completed by grantorís witness
Planning Comments/Approval with extracts from layout from Town and Country
Planning Department (Stool Lands Only)

All supporting /recited documents must be attached
Evidence of Concurrence/Consent (Stool and State Lands subsequent transactions)
Original Land Certificate of transferor...

Responsible Institution

Lands Commission


Relevant Forms to Download

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Fees / Charges

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