Labourers Act, 1936

Restrictions on mortgaging and charging cottages.

21.—(1) A cottage which has been purchased under this Act shall not, during the payment period in relation to such cottage, be mortgaged or charged.

(2) Any instrument of mortgage or charge on a cottage made in contravention of this section shall be null and void.

(3) It shall be the duty of the registering authority under the Act of 1891 to note upon the register the provisions of sub-sections (1) and (2) of this section, and the said provisions shall, for the purposes of the Act of 1891, be deemed to be a burden to which, though not registered, all registered land is by the Act of 1891 declared to be subject.