Guideline for conveyancing records lost or destroyed in the Canterbury earthquakes - LINZG20727

The conveyancing records of Christchurch law firms have in some cases been lost or destroyed, or cannot be retrieved from damaged office buildings, as a result of the Canterbury earthquakes.

Document Status: Current
Document Number: 20727
Regulatory Area: Land titles
Document Type: Guideline
Published date: 30 August 2011

LINZ and the New Zealand Law Society have developed this document to provide guidance around replacing lost documents for conveyancing transactions yet to be registered, and for addressing lost supporting documentation for transactions already registered via the e-dealing system.