APX-02 Operational Directives

Version 1 – 13/03/2018

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These Landgate initiatives enable the expediting of specific tasks. Strict procedural guidelines control the usage of these policy directives. Survey Coordination, DPI are responsible for initiating survey drafting utilising Operational Directives. Enquiries about clarification of the Guidelines should be made to the Inspector of Plans and Surveys.

For drafting purposes the notation ‘Reg 21(1)’ shall be shown within the ‘APPROVED’ panel of the Title block on all Plans subject to an Operational Directive.

The notations:

  • ‘Calculated dimensions derived in accordance with Executive Minute 10/92’
  • ‘Calculated dimensions derived in accordance with Executive Minute 17/90’
  • ‘Calculated dimensions derived in accordance with Survey Registration Minute 1/98’

are to be shown where applicable.

Note

The Minutes mentioned in this appendix are attached below.

1 Executive Minute 17/90

Provides guidelines to enable the preparation of certain Sketch Plans (formerly Reserve and Miscellaneous Plans) to supersede Crown Survey Plans when authorised by the relevant Regional Manager, DPI and subsequently approved by an Authorised Land Officer. This facilitates the requirement of a graphic for the preparation of a Crown Land Title.

2 Executive Minute 10/92

Enables the graphic depiction of certain Pedestrian Access ways and Footways, with unsurveyed (calculated) boundaries on Crown survey Plans to facilitate closure and disposal.

The addendum to this executive minute establishes that easements subsist under Section 146 of the Land Administration Act 1997.

3 Executive Minute 1/97

Based on advice from the Crown Solicitors Office, bridges and the associated support structures and land on which the structures rest may be dedicated as public roads under present legislation being Section 56 of the Land Administration Act 1997.

This policy directive provides guidelines for the dedication of bridges as public roads by reference to three dimensional Plans in two alternative ways (refer to SPP-13).

4 Survey Registration Minute 1/98

Enables the disposition of small parcels of Crown land with unsurveyed boundaries on compiled Crown Plans.

This policy directive provides guidelines to enable the preparation of Crown plans without survey in cases where the business risk is acceptable. It provides guidelines and procedures to enable the graphic depiction of dispositions of Crown land under the Land Administration Act 1997 with unsurveyed (calculated) boundaries on Crown survey plans.

See plan example 67.

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