Department of Justice
The Conveyancing Act 2004 regulates the business of conveyancing and requires a person to be licensed to carry on business as a conveyancer. Conveyancing is the process of transferring the legal title of property from a seller to a buyer and can also include the process of creating other legal interests in land such as:
Conveyancers are employed in specialised conveyancing firms or legal firms or may be self- employed. They must have specific qualifications, experience and satisfy probity requirements.
Conveyancers must not own a business or be employed in: