Instruments

The tables below set out the e-capable Template and Image Only instruments, and the instruments that are not e-capable and must be lodged manually in paper form (paper lodgment). You can also see whether certifications are required for an e-capable instrument.

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Instruments requiring property tax information

These instruments are subject to providing tax information from 1 October 2015. 

If the instrument or estate you're working with isn't listed here (eg. mortgage), you won't need to provide any tax information and it won't be possible to enter tax information into Landonline. 

Electronic transfers
  • Transfer (T)
  • Transfer of Lease (TL)
  • Transfer and Merger of Lease (TMEL)
  • Transfer in exercise of Power of Sale (TPS)
  • Transfer and Grant of Easement (TE)
  • Transfer and Surrender of Easement (TSE)
Manual transfers
  • Transfer and Merger of Easement (TMEE)
  • Transfer and Merger of Mortgage (TMEM)
Estates

Find out how to enter tax details in Landonline
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Template Instruments

A&I or authorisation as specified in the RGL Gazette notice

CodeDescription
CBLRCancellation Building Line Restriction under Local Government Act 1974
CCONCancellation of Condition (in consent notice)
CNChange/Correction of Name
CNMGChange of Name Mortgagee
D115Discharge of Certificate under s115 Public Works Act 1981
D221Discharge of Irrigation Charge
D28Discharge of s28(1) Certificate under Earthquake Commission Act 1993
DBONDischarge of Bond 
DCCDischarge of Compensation Certificate
DCHODischarge of Charging Order
DENCDischarge of Encumbrance
DFBCDischarge of Family Benefit Charge
DLNDischarge of Lien
DMDischarge of Mortgage
DSLCDischarge of Statutory Land Charge
DTCDischarge of Tax Charge
MMortgage
MPMemorandum of Priority/Mortgage Priority Instrument
NCNotice of Claim
PBLRPartial Cancellation of Building Line Restriction
PBONPartial Discharge of Bond
PCHOPartial Discharge of Charging Order
PCONPartial Cancellation of Condition in CONO under Resource Management Act 1991
PDCCPartial Discharge of Compensation Certificate
PDLNPartial Discharge of Lien
PDMPartial Discharge of Mortgage
PDTCPartial Discharge of Tax Charge
PENCPartial Discharge of Encumbrance
PFBCPartial Discharge of Family Benefit Charge
PSLCPartial Discharge of Statutory Land Charge
PWNCPartial Withdrawal of Notice of Claim
PWXPartial Withdrawal of Caveat
RC5ARevocation of c5a under Earthquake and War Damage Regulations 1984
RC74Building Act 2004 – Notification of Redundant Entry – s74(3) & (4)
TTransfer
TLTransfer of Lease
TMTransfer of Mortgage
TSMTransmission
VMVariation of Mortgage
W220Withdrawal of Irrigation Notice under s220(5) Public Works Act 1981
WC18Withdrawal of Notice
WNCWithdrawal of Notice of Claim
WXWithdrawal of Caveat
XCaveat

Image Only Instruments Requiring Certifications (A&I required)

Lists of Image Only instruments and whether they require certification or not are set out below.

Note: some Image Only instruments provide the ability to enter details of the Affected Instrument Number (AIN) they affect e.g. a Surrender of Easement affects an Easement.

CodeDescription 
A27Application under s27 Incorporated Societies Act 1908 
A99AApplication under s99a Land Transfer Act 1952 
C232Esplanade Strip under Resource Management Act 1991 
C240Covenant Against Transfer of Allotments under s240 Resource Management Act 1991 
C241Cancellation of Certificate under s241 Resource Management Act 1991 
C243Revocation of Conditional Easement under s243 Resource Management Act 1991 
CJFHCancellation of Joint Family Home ApplicationAIN
EGrant of Easement Without Transfer 
EIEasement Instrument 
ENCEncumbrance 
JFHJoint Family Home Application 
LLease (L) 
MELMerger of LeaseAIN
OLLicence to Occupy 
P241Partial Cancellation Certificate under s241 Resource Management Act 1991 
PJFHPartial Cancellation of Joint Family Home ApplicationAIN
PPProfit a Prendre 
PSEPartial Surrender of EasementAIN
PSLPartial Surrender of LeaseAIN
SESurrender of Easement without TransferAIN
SLSurrender of Lease/LicenceAIN
SOLSurrender of Licence to Occupy 
SPPSurrender of Profit a PrendreAIN
T417Transfer of Certificate of Mining Rights under s417 Resource Management Act 1991 
TAGTransfer of Forestry Rights Registration Agreement 
TBONTransfer of Bond 
TETransfer and Grant of Easement 
TFLTransfer of Licence under Crown Forest Assets Act 1989 
TMELTransfer and Merger of LeaseAIN
TPSTransfer in Exercise of Power of SaleAIN
TSETransfer and Surrender of EasementAIN
UAPPApplication for Deposit of Unit Title Plan 
VEVariation of EasementAIN
VENCVariation of EncumbranceAIN
VLVariation of LeaseAIN
VPPVariation of Profit a PrendreAIN

 

Image Only Instruments to be signed by parties (no A&I required)

CodeDescription 
A10Application under s10 Irrigation Scheme Act 1990 
A129Ngati Awa Claims Settlement Act 2005 - Application - s129 
A130Ngati Awa Claims Settlement Act 2005 - Application - s130 
A136Ngati Awa Claims Settlement Act 2005 - Application - s136 
A145Application under s145A Land Transfer Act 1952AIN
A149Ngati Awa Claims Settlement Act 2005 - Application - s149 
A167Ngati Awa Claims Settlement Act 2005 - Application - s167 
A168Ngati Awa Claims Settlement Act 2005 - Application - s168 
A19Application pursuant to s19 Ngati Tama Claims Settlement Act 2003 
A24Application under s24 Southland Electricity Act 1993 
A25Application under s25(1) or (2) State Owned Enterprises Act 1986 
A28Application under s28 Housing Restructuring Act 1992 
A34Application pursuant to s34 Ngati Turangitukua Claims Settlement Act 1999 
A35Application pursuant to Section 35 Crown Research Institutes Act 1992 
A37Application pursuant to s37 Ngati Tama Claims Settlement Act 2003 
A38Application pursuant s38 Te Uri o Hau Claims Settlement Act 2002 
A43Application pursuant to s43 Ngati Ruanui Claims Settlement Act 2003 
A8Application under s8 Housing Assets Transfer Act 1993 
A89AApplication for Title to Access Strip under s89a Land Transfer Act 1952 
A9Application to Transfer Land under Health Reforms (Transitional Provisions) 
ACCApplication for Accretion 
ANTAppointment of New Trustees 
AP38Ngati Awa Claims Settlement Act 2005 - Application - s38 
APPApplication to Bring Land under the Land Transfer Act 1952 
ASPAgreement for Sale and Purchase 
BONBond under Local Government Act 1974 or Resource Management Act 1991 
C105Certificate under s105(3) Ngai Tahu Claims Settlement Act 1998 
C107Certificate under s107 Public Works Act 1981 
C111Notice under s111 Reserves Act 1977 
C113Certificate of Alteration under s113 Land Act 1948 
C115Certificate under s115 Public Works Act 1981 
C116Certificate under s116 Land Act 1948 
C117Certificate under s117 Public Works Act 1981 
C120Certificate under s120(3) Public Works Act 1981 
C177Unit Titles Act 2010 – Reassessment of Ownership Interest on Cancellation of Plan – s177(7) 
C18Notice of Desire under s18 Public Works Act 1981 
C20Certificate pursuant to s20 Te Uri o Hau Claims Settlement Act 2002 
C216Unit Titles Act 2010 – Certificate by Body Corporate – s216(1) 
C22Certificate under s22 Rural Bank and Finance Corporation Act 1989 
C220Irrigation Notice under Public Works Act 1981 
C221Certificate of Charge under Public Works Act 1981 
C223Certificate of Approval of Subdivision under Resource Management Act 1991 
C224Certificate as to Conditions under s224 Resource Management Act 1991 
C226Certificate on Survey Plan or Copy under s226 Resource Management Act 1991 
C23Notice under Section 23 Public Works Act 1981 
C234Cancellation of Esplanade Strip under Resource Management Act 1991 
C245Reclamation Certificate under s245 Resource Management Act 1991 
C26Pipeline Certificate under s26 Housing Act 1955 
C28Certificate under s28(1) Earthquake Commission Act 1993 
C305Plan Approval under s305 Local Government Act 1974 
C316Order Vesting State Highway under Local Government Act 1974 
C32Unit Titles Act 2010 – Certificate by TA – Deposit of Unit Plan/Redevelopment Plan – s32(2)(a) & 65 
C346Certificate pursuant to Section 346 Local Government Act 1974 - Limited Access Road 
C348Certificate under Section 348 Local Government Act 1974 
C349Special Order Declaring a Public Road under s349 Local Government Act 1974 
C352Certificate under s352 Local Government Act 1974 
C354Certificate under s354 Local Government Act 1974 (Construction of Cellar) 
C417Certificate Specifying Mining Rights under s417 Resource Management Act 1991 
C43Certificate under s43 Transit New Zealand Act 1989 
C46Certificate under s46 Ngai Tahu Claims Settlement Act 1998 
C461Certificate under Section 461 Local Government Act 1974 - Private Drain 
C462Certificate under Section 462 Local Government Act 1974 - Public Drain 
C464Certificate under s464 Ngai Tahu Claims Settlement Act 1998 
C474Certificate under s474(1)(b) Ngai Tahu Claims Settlement Act 1998 
C5ACertificate under s5a Earthquake and War Damage Regulations 1984 
C65Unit Titles Act 2010 – Certificate by Body Corporate – s65(4) 
C73Building Act 2004 - Notification of Condition  - s73(1)( c ) & 73(3) 
C77Building Act 2004 - Certificate Imposing Condition - s77(4) 
C82Certificate Pursuant to s82(1)(b) Land Act 1948 
C86ACertificate under s86a Maori Affairs Restructuring Amendment Act 1989 
C8ECertificate under s8(e) Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975 
C91Notice under Section 91 Transit New Zealand Act 1989 
C93Notice under s93 Transit New Zealand Act 1989 
C94CNotice under s94 Transit New Zealand Act 1989 
C98Certificate pursuant to s98 of the Ngai Tahu Claims Settlement Act 1998 
CADDUnit Titles Act 2010 – Change of Address of Body Corporate – s205 
CCCompensation Certificate 
CCRClimate Change Response Act 2002 - Notice of status under s195(2) 
CCRCClimate Change Response Act 2002 - Cancellation of Notice of status under s195(3) 
CCRPClimate Change Response Act 2002 - Partial cancellation of notice of status under s195(3) 
CE18Ngati Awa Claims Settlement Act 2005 - Certificate - s18 
CEXPUnit Titles Act 2010 – Certificate of Expiry of Lease – s166(3) 
CFLCrown Forestry Licence 
CHCECancellation of Housing Corporation Easement Certificate 
CONOConsent under s221(4)(a) Resource Management Act 1991 
COVCovenant (All types except Land covenants) 
CPAECancellation of Public Access Easement Certificate under Crown Forest Assets Act 1989 
CRULUnit Titles Act 2010 – Notice/Change of Rules – s105 & 106 
CRVRetirement Village Act 2003 - Notification of Cancellation of a Retirement Village – s23 
CUTPCancellation of Unit Title Plan 
CW13Certificate under s13 Waikato Raupatu Claims Settlement Act 1995 
CW14Certificate under s14 Waikato Raupatu Claims Settlement Act 1995 
DPLDeferred Payment Licence 
FDPLForfeiture of Deferred Payment Licence 
FMPSustainable Forest Management Plan under s67k Forests Act 1949 
G534Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 - Gazette Notice under s53(4)  
G535Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 - Gazette Notice under s53(5)  
GNGazette Notice/Order in Council/Proclamation (includes Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016) 
HCECHousing Corporation Easement Certificate 
LCLease (Crown) 
MCAPApplication  - Maori Claims Settlement 
MEEMerger of EasementAIN
N10Notice of Protected Land under s10(6) Summit Road (Canterbury) Protection Act 2001 
N103Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016 – Notice of Intention under s103(1) 
N11Notice of removal of protected land under s11(6) Summit Road (Canterbury) Protection Act 2001 
N187Unit Titles Act 2010 – Notice of Application to High Court to Cancel Unit Plan – s165(2)(b) & 187(2) 
N195Unit Titles Act 2010 – Notice of intention to convert existing scheme into unit titles – s195(1) 
N38Notice of Expiry of Middle Line Proclamation – s38AIN
N54Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 - Notice of Intention under s54(1)  
N61Notice of Acceptance of Proposal under s61 Crown Pastoral Land Act 1998 
N74Unit Titles Act 2010 - Notice of Application to Court to Settle Scheme under s74(5) 
N83Notice of Access Rights under Crown Minerals Act 1991 
NAPNew/Change of Appellation 
NOUIUnit Titles Act 2010 – Notice of Utility Interests – s39(2) 
NPROUnit Titles Act 2010 – Notice that Application to Cancel is not Proceeding – s187(4) 
NRVRetirement Village Act 2003 Notification of Registration 
OCTOrder for New Certificate of Title 
OINTUnit Titles Act 2010 – Assessment of ownership interests – s32(2)(b) & (3)(b) 
P103Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016 - Partial Withdrawal of Notice of Intention - s103(4)AIN
PAEPublic Access Easement Certificate under Crown Forest Assets Act 1989 
PCOVPartial Discharge/Surrender/Revocation/Cancellation/Expiry of Covenant (All types except Land Covenants)AIN
PDPLPartial Surrender of Deferred Payment Licence 
PHCEPartial Cancellation of Housing Corporation Easement Certificate 
PLPastoral Lease/Licence 
PMIPPartial Surrender Mining/Exploration/Prospecting/Coal Permit 
PN54Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 - Partial Withdrawal of Notice of Intention under s54(4)AIN
PR55Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 - Proclamation under s55  
PROCProclamation 
R461Release of Private Drain Certificate 
RASPRescission/Revocation of Agreement for Sale and Purchase 
RC83Building Act 2004 - Certificate Approving Removal of Entry - s83(3)AIN
RCLRenewal of Crown Lease 
RCOVRevocation of a Covenant (All types except Land Covenants)AIN
REApplication to remove redundant easementAIN
RELLease, Re-entry of LessorAIN
REOUUnit Titles Act 2010 - Notice of Reassessment of Ownership & Utility Interests – s42 
REOWUnit Titles Act 2010 –Reassessment of Ownership Interests – s67(1)(b) & 69(3) 
RFLRescission of Licence under Crown Forest Assets Act 1989 
RFRRight of First Refusal Certificate - Maori Claims Settlement 
RLRenewable Lease 
RLTDGreater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016 - Notice of Direction to remove limitation –s75(6) 
RMIPRevocation of Mining/Prospecting/Exploration Permit under Crown Minerals Act 1991 
RRSMCertificate - Removal of Resumption Memorial/or Right of First Refusal - Maori Claims Settlement 
S145Notice under s145 Land Transfer Act 1952AIN
S15Certificate pursuant to s15 Ngati Tama Claims Settlement Act 2003 
S155Ngati Awa Claims Settlement Act 2005 - Direction - s155 
S157Ngati Awa Claims Settlement Act 2005 - Direction - s157 
S18Certificate pursuant to s18 Ngati Ruanui Claims Settlement Act 2003 
S24Application pursuant to s24 Ngati Ruanui Claims Settlement Act 2003 
SDPLSurrender of Deferred Payment Licence 
SFPSustainable Forest Management Permit 
SLCStatutory Land Charge 
SMIPSurrender Mining/Prospecting/Exploration Permit under Crown Minerals Act 1991 
SMLSurrender of Mining Licence 
SP64Substantive Proposal & Approved Plan under s64 Crown Pastoral Land Act 1998 
SRStopped Road (including Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016 – Stopped Road under s87) 
SCERCanterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 - Stopped Road notice (and request for new title)  
TCTax Charge 
V221Variation Consent Notice Condition under s221(5) Resource Management Act 1991AIN
V234Variation of Esplanade Strip under Resource Management Act 1991 
VBONVariation of Bond 
VFLVariation of Licence under Crown Forest Assets Act 1989 
VCOVVariation of CovenantAIN
VMILVariation of Mining Licence 
VPAEVariation of Public Access Easement Certificate under Crown Forest Assets Act 1989 
VRVRetirement Village Act 2003 Notification of Change to a Retirement Village – s21 
W103Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016 - Withdrawal of Notice of Intention - s103(4)AIN
W23Public Works Act 1981 – Withdrawal of Notice under s23AIN
WN54Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 - Withdrawal of Notice of Intention under s54(4)  

Paper lodgment instruments

The table below sets out the instruments that are not e-capable and must be lodged manually in paper form (paper lodgment)

CodeDescription
A86 Application for Ownership of Minerals under Crown Minerals Act 1991
AG Agreement (All Types)
BCA Crown Pastoral Land Act 1998 - Advice of Base Carrying Capacity s23I(7)
C121 Notice of Road Publicity under s121 Public Works Act 1981
C158 Certificate under s158 Public Works Act 1981
C159 Certificate of Limited Access Road under s159 Public Works Act 1981
C160 Revocation of s159 Certificate under Public Works Act 1981
C191 Special Order under Section 191 Counties Act 1956
C25A 
 
Covenant against Transfer of Allotments - s25A(2)(b) NZ Railways Corporation Restructuring Act 1990
C306 Completion Certificate under s306 Local Government Act 1974
C308 Certificate under s308 Local Government Act 1974
C309Revocation of Condition Certificate s309 Local Government Act 1974
C312 Certified Copy of Plan under s312 Local Government Act 1974
C314 Certificate Flats Plans Approval - s314 Local Government Act 1974
C319 Road Names Certificate under s319a Local Government Act 1974
C320 Certificate under s320 Local Government Act 1974
C321 Certificate under s321 Local Government Act 1974
C36 Certificate under s36(2) Building Act 1991
C37 Certificate under s37(2) Building Act 1991
C41 Certificate under Rural Bank and Finance Corporation of New Zealand Act 1989
C641 Certificate under s641 Local Government Act 1974
C642 Building Restriction Covenant under Local Government Act 1974
C643 Building Permit Certificate under Local Government Act 1974
CCT Cancellation of CT under s8 Foreshore and Seabed Endowment Revest Act 1991
CE82 Certificate Extension of Mineral Permit under Crown Minerals Act 1991
CHO Charging Order/Rating Order
CNO Consolidation Order (Maori Land Court)
CO Court Order
COCP Court Order under the Criminal Proceeds (Recovery) Act 2009
CSN Consultation under Local Govt Act 1974, RM Act 1991, s25A(3) NZ Railways Corp Act, or PW Act 1981
D308 Discharge of Certificate under s308 Local Government Act 1974
D643 Discharge of Certificate under s643 Local Government Act 1974
DC36 Determination of Building Permit under s36(3) Building Act 1991
DD Departmental Dealing
DISC Disclaimer of Easement under Section 168 Land Transfer Act 1952
DL Declaration of Loss
DMM Discharge Mortgage of a Mortgage
DO Determination Order (Maori Land Court)
EMIL Expiry of Mining/Prospecting/Exploration Licence
EXCO Exclusion Order
EXO Exchange Order (Maori Land Court)
FAP Form Approval
FBC Family Benefit Charge
FMIL Forfeiture of Mining Licence
FOCP Forfeiture Order under the Criminal Proceeds (Recovery) Act 2009
IN Irrigation Notice under s4 Irrigation Schemes Act 1990
INCO Inclusion Order (Maori Land Court)
LIM Remove Limitations as to Title
LMIP Lease Mining/Prospecting/Exploration Permit under Crown Minerals Act 1991
LN Lien
MEM Merger of Mortgage
MFAO Amalgamation Order (Maori Land Court) MFLR
MFCN Consolidation Order (Maori Land Court) MFLR
MFCO Maori Land Court Order MFLR
MFDO Determination Order (Maori Land Court) MFLR
MFEO Easement Order (Maori Land Court) MFLR
MFEX Exchange Order (Maori Land Court) MFLR
MFFO Freehold Order (Maori Land Court) MFLR
MFGN Gazette Notice/Order in Council/Proclamation (MFLR)
MFIN Inclusion Order (Maori Land Court) MFLR
MFL Mortgage of Licence under Crown Forest Assets Act 1989
MFNT Order for New Certificate of Title (MFLR)
MFPO Partition Order MFLR
MFSO Succession Order (Maori Land Court) MFLR
MFTO Trustee Order (Maori Land Court) MFLR
MFVO Vesting Order (Maori Land Court) MFLR
MFXC Exclusion Order (Maori Land Court) MFLR
MIL Mining/Prospecting/Exploration Licence
MIP Mining/Prospecting/Exploration/Permits under Crown Minerals Act 1991
MISC Miscellaneous
MLCO Maori Land Court Order
MM Mortgage of a Mortgage
MUM Memorandum under s155a Land Transfer Act 1952
MVM Mortgage Varying Mortgage
P25A Partial Cancellation of Covenant - s25A(9) NZ Railways Corporation Restructuring Act 1990
P303Partial Release of Completion Certificate
P308 Partial Discharge of Certificate under s308 Local Government Act 1974
P417 Partial Release of Certificate Specifying Mining Rights under s417 Resource Management Act 1991
PA Power of Attorney
PO Partition Order
PR Provisional Register
PRAG Partial Release of Agreement (All Types)
PSAG Partial Surrender of Forestry Agreement
PSML Partial Surrender of Mining Licence
R25A Cancellation of Covenant - s25A(9) NZ Railways Corporation Restructuring Act 1990
R306 Release of Completion Certificate - Local Government Act 1974
R417 Release of Certificate Specifying Mining Rights under s417 Resource Management Act 1991
RAG Rescission/Revocation of Agreement (All Types)
RC37 Removal of Certificate37 under s37(9) Building Act 1991
RCSN Revocation of Amalgamation Condition under s240 Local Government Act 1974
RES Resolution
RO42 Restraining Order under Section 42 Proceeds of Crime Act 1991
ROCP Restraining Order under the Criminal Proceeds (Recovery) Act 2009
RPA Revocation of Power of Attorney
RR42 Revocation of Restraining Order under Section 42 Proceeds of Crime Act 1991
S220 Direction pursuant to s220A Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993
SAG Surrender of Forestry Agreement
SO Succession Order (Maori Land Court)
TMEE Transfer and Merger of Easement
TMEM Transfer and Merger of Mortgage
TMIP Transfer of Mining/Prospecting/Exploration Permit under Crown Minerals Act 1991
TOTrustee Order (Maori Land Court)
TSFL Transmission of Licence under Crown Forest Assets Act 1989
TSMM Transmission of Mortgage
VAG Variation of an Agreement
VC Vesting Certificate under Local Government Act Reorganisation Order 1989
VMIP Variation of Mining Permit
VO Vesting Order (Maori Land Court)
Deed
YEC Deed of Easement
YRCV Deed of Revocation of a Covenant

Last Updated: 8 June 2016