Torrens Title System | Introduced in Australia by Sir Richard Torrens

Torrens Titke System

Torrens Title System A system for the registration of land titles originally introduced into South Australia in 1858–60 by Sir Richard Torrens, an Irish emigrant to Australia, who devised a system for the registration of titles to land based on the method used to record ownership interests in ships as used by the British Ship Registry. (The system was also based around other systems of land registration, notably a system used in some Hanseatic towns, and possibly adopted other forms of land … [Read more...]