Land And Conveyancing Law Reform Act 2009

Mortgagee’s receipts.

106.— (1) Subject to subsection (2), the receipt in writing of a mortgagee is a conclusive discharge for any money arising under the power of sale conferred by this Chapter, or for any money or securities comprised in the mortgage, or arising under it, and a person paying or transferring the same to the mortgagee is not required to inquire whether any money remains due under the mortgage.

[CA 1881, s. 22)]

(2) Subsection (1) does not apply where the purchaser has actual knowledge of an impropriety or irregularity in the exercise of the power of sale or knowingly participates in such an exercise.

(3) Subject to section 107 (5), money received by a mortgagee under the mortgage or from the proceeds of securities comprised in it shall be applied as section 107 requires as regards money arising from a sale under the power of sale conferred by this Chapter.