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Registry of Deeds
Agency Number:
Start Date:
01 Jan 1827
End Date:
30 Sep 1989
The Registry registered deeds to land previously owned by the Crown and to make them available for public search. The Registry was also known as the Deeds Office, and as such later became part of the Land Titles Office. 

It was as part of the Land Titles Office that the Registry and the position of Recorder of Titles came under the overall management of the new Department of Environment and Planning in 1989.
Information Sources:
Department of Environment and Planning annual report 1989-90
Legislation Administered:
Registration of Deeds Act 1935 - 26 -Geo V No.24
Legislation Creating:
Registration of Deeds Act 1827 (8 Geo IV No.5), Amended 1836 (6 Gul IV No.18)
Controlling Agencies:
Supreme Court (Registrar's Office) (TA42)01 Jan 182431 Dec 1924

Land Titles Office (TA70)01 Jan 1862
Law Department (TA373)15 Mar 198317 Jul 1989
Subsequent Agencies:
Information and Land Services Division (TA1616)18 Sep 199831 May 2015

Land Data Registration Branch (TA1587)18 Sep 199831 Dec 2009

Land Tasmania (TA2162)01 May 2015