Office of the Registrar-General

The Office of the Registrar-General provide oversight to the operations of the Lands Titles Office by Land Services SA.

The Registrar-General of South Australia administers the Real Property Act 1886 (and associated statutes) and policy impacting land transactions.

This includes:

Statutory responsibilities delegated to the state's service provider, Lands Services SA under Section 17 of the Real Property Act 1886 are strictly controlled.

The Registrar-General is also responsible for financial governance over the payment model established between the state and Land Services SA, and for the management and oversight of the complex and long-term contractual relationship between the state and Land Services SA for the provision of land titling services and valuation services.

Updating Real Property Regulations and Act

Draft Real Property Regulations 2024 have been prepared to remake the Real Property Regulations 2009, due to expire on 1 September 2024.

For more information about the draft regulations and how to submit your feedback visit the PlanSA website.

Work to update the Real Property Act 1886 is also underway, which includes enabling division documents to be lodged electronically. Feedback will be sought on these amendments soon.

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