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Torrens system

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noun
  1. (in Australia, England, Canada, certain states of the U.S., etc.) a system of registration of land titles in which the titles are settled consequent to establishment and validation by a legal proceeding, designed chiefly to make title insurance unnecessary and to facilitate transfers.
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Origin of Torrens system

named after Sir Robert Torrens (1814–84), British administrator in Australia
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