(cf 1919 No 6, s 163 (1) and (3))(1) Any instrument executed before or after the commencement of this Act that creates a power of attorney may be registered by the Registrar-General in the General Register of Deeds kept under the Conveyancing Act 1919.(2) An instrument revoking a registered power of attorney may also be registered by the Registrar-General in that Register.
(cf 1919 No 6, s 163 (2) and (4))(1) A conveyance or other deed affecting land executed on or after 1 July 1920 under a power of attorney has no effect unless the instrument creating the power has been registered.Note. 1 July 1920 is the day on which the Conveyancing Act 1919 commenced.(2) If the instrument is registered after the time when the conveyance or other deed was executed, the conveyance or other deed has effect as if the instrument had been registered before that time.(3) In this section, deed includes any memorandum, dealing or other instrument affecting land that is deemed by an Act to have effect as a deed.(4) This section does not apply to a lease for a term of 3 years or less.