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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...

Most of the career opportunities at the LTSA are for Examiners of Title in the Land Title Division, or Technologists for the Surveyor General...

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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...

Land title staff are unable to advise on legal rights or actions associated with land titles and charges. The Registrar of Land Titles and staff...

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A copy of the true copy is the printed copy of the electronic form with original signatures that has been faxed, copied or scanned.

The true copy is required to be signed by the owners and witnessed by an officer in the same manner as a hardcopy form.

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.

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.

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

Required E-filing was introduced in phases, with each phase specifying groups of documents or plans that must be filed electronically. The following summary provides a list of the documents required to be e-filed using the LTSA's Electronic Filing System (EFS).

Yes. Section 168.111 of the Land Title Act provides the Registrar with discretion to accept an application or other instrument in hardcopy form despite a direction by the Director of Land Titles that such a class of document be filed electronically.