BILL NO. 60
2nd Session, 63rd General Assembly
67 Elizabeth II, 2018
Private Member's Bill
Real Property Act
First Reading: September 25, 2018
This Bill prohibits the creation of restrictive covenants that prevent the use of land for certain purposes and voids any restrictive covenants in existence that already do so.
An Act to Amend Chapter 385
of the Revised Statutes, 1989,
the Real Property Act,
to Eliminate Covenants
that Restrict Access to Food or Medicine
1 Chapter 385 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Real Property Act, is amended by adding immediately after Section 10 the following heading and Sections:
- 10A (1) A restrictive covenant, however created, is void if it prohibits, whether absolutely or for a specified period, the use of land for
(b) the Registrar General, a deputy registrar general, a registrar or a deputy registrar appointed under the Land Registration Act or any other person authorized to perform the duties and exercise the powers of a registrar under that Act.
(4) A restrictive covenant that is void under Section 10A may be discharged under the Registry Act by an entry made by a registrar on the margin of the registered instrument by which the restrictive covenant was created.
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