A Law Which Favours Forgers: Land Fraud in Two Torrens Jurisdictions

Hang Wu TANG, Singapore Management University
Khian Chung LOH


Discussion about land fraud in Singapore and Malaysia with emphasis on concepts of immediate indefeasibility and deferred indefeasibility.

Argument that variour aspects of conveyancing such as attestation of documents, procedures for obtaining replacement certificate of title and process of identification play crucial roles in fraud protection.