Circular No. 39/16: Preliminary Announcement l No dealings or search or private caveats relating to Strata Titles at the Johore Land Registry from 01/12/2016 to 31/12/2016

  1. On 08/09/2016, the Johore Bar Committee was invited by the Ketua Penolong Pengarah (Bahagian Hakmilik Strata), Pejabat Pengarah Tanah dan Galian Johor (PTG Johor) for a meeting to discuss issues relating to dealings concerning strata properties.
  1. We were informed that PTG Johor is in the process of completing its Electronic Strata Titles System which will be ready for implementation with effect from 01/01/2017.
  1. However, we were informed that from 01/12/2016 until 31/12/2016, PTG Johor will not accept any presentation of instrument of dealings, or application for a search or application to lodge a private caveat, on strata properties.
  1. PTG Johor will issue a more detailed circular on this matter and upon receipt of the same, we will extend a copy of the circular to all members.
  1. Meanwhile, members are urged to take note of this factor when having conduct of transactions on strata properties for which strata titles have been issued.
  1. Please be guided accordingly.


Andrew Wong
Conveyancing Sub-Committee

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