Initiative act amending act for certification of land titles. Constitutes county recorders registrars of title; prescribes procedure for obtaining decree establishing title and ordering registration; provides for issuance of certificates of title, method of effecting transfers, notation of liens, encumbrances and charges, correction of register and certificates, protection of bona fide purchasers, registration fees, and penalties for fraud and forgeries: regulates transactions respecting registered land; creates from certain fees, paid on original registration, title assurance fund held by state treasurer to indemnify persons for loss of any interest in land through operation of act.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 359757; A: 61.5; N: 224846; B: 38.5
Code Sections Affected
Amended "An act for the certification of land titles and the simplification of the transfer of real estate", approved March 17, 1897.
Mrs. Wilbur D. Campbell, President Torrens Land Law League
Chas. L. Batcheller
LAND TITLE LAW California Proposition 36 (1914).