The Office of the Registrar-General provide oversight to the operations of the Lands Titles Office by Land Services SA.
The Registrar-General of South Australia administers the Real Property Act 1886 (and associated statutes) and policy impacting land transactions.
- maintenance of the integrity of the Land Titles Register Book
- controlling the assurance fund which underpins the government guarantee of indefeasibility of title
- setting regulated fees and charges.
Statutory responsibilities delegated to the state's service provider, Lands Services SA under Section 17 of the Real Property Act 1886 are strictly controlled.
The Registrar-General is also responsible for financial governance over the payment model established between the state and Land Services SA, and for the management and oversight of the complex and long-term contractual relationship between the state and Land Services SA for the provision of land titling services and valuation services.
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