certificate of title

a document issued by the registrar of a land titles office showing the registered proprietor of land under the Torrens system.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • certificate of title — 1: a certificate of ownership stating that the title to the specified property is free and clear except for any encumbrance (as a mortgage) listed on it: as a: a certificate issued by a motor vehicle registry – called also title; b: a certificate …   Law dictionary

  • certificate of title — An instrument, issued by a registrar or other public officer, intended to show who is the owner of the motor vehicle described in the instrument. 7 Am J2d Auto § 24; the certificate issued by the registrar of titles, in a jurisdiction where… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • certificate of title — See title opinion. American Banker Glossary …   Financial and business terms

  • attorney's certificate of title — See title opinion. American Banker Glossary …   Financial and business terms

  • title — ti·tle n [Anglo French, inscription, legal right, from Old French, from Latin titulum inscription, chapter heading, part of the law that sanctions an action] 1 a: the means or right by which one owns or possesses property; broadly: the quality of …   Law dictionary

  • certificate — /sartifakat/ A written assurance, or official representation, that some act has or has not been done, or some event occurred, or some legal formality has been complied with. A written assurance made or issuing from some court, and designed as a… …   Black's law dictionary

  • certificate —   Palapala (for various kinds, see Haw. Eng. entry and entries that follow it); palapala hō oia, palapala hō ike.    ♦ Certificate of identification, palapala kuhikuhi kino.    ♦ Birth certificate, palapala hānau.    ♦ Certificate of merit,… …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • title opinion — A document prepared by an attorney that states ownership and a brief report of lien priority for a designated parcel of real property. The opinion is usually given in a letter written on the attorney s letterhead stationary. It includes the date… …   Financial and business terms

  • title —   1. Rank. Kūlana.   2. Right. Kūleana; alolio (in fee simple).     Certificate of title (land), palapala ho onā. See land title.   3. Heading, as of an article. Po o, po o ōlelo, po omana o, inoa …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • certificate — cer·tif·i·cate 1 /sər ti fi kət/ n 1 a: a document containing a certified statement esp. as to the truth of something a birth certificate b: a document certifying that a person has fulfilled the requirements of and may practice in a specified… …   Law dictionary

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