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Australian Institute of Conveyancers WA Division Inc

Welcome to the website of the Australian Institute of Conveyancers WA Division (AICWA), the peak body representing specialist Conveyancers in Western Australia.  The Institute has set goals for the advancement of the profession of conveyancing in WA and is committed to best practice.

The WA Division is a member of the National body being the Australian Institute of Conveyancers, and also has affiliations with the New Zealand Society of Conveyancers.  To ensure best practice, ethical standards and appropriate service standards for the conveyancing profession, the Institute obliges members to adhere to a Code of Conduct.

The Institute works very closely with Landgate, the Office of State Revenue and the Department of Commerce (Consumer Protection) where required to ensure benefits for the Conveyancing profession and the consumers who avail themselves of such services.


Consumers to wear costs of mandated e-conveyancing

Regulation gazetted by the Minister for Transport, Planning and Lands Ms Rita Saffioti to force the use of electronic conveyancing will deliver the banks efficiencies and profits and leave consumers out of pocket.


It is anticipated that regulation requiring all eligible documents to be registered electronically by May 1st will be gazetted in the coming days.

The AICWA has met with representatives from Landgate and the Minister for Transport, Planning and Lands office to outline our concerns. ...


AICWA Update

Opposition to Mandating

Since launching its public opposition to the mandating of electronic conveyancing, the AICWA has worked with many interested parties who share similar beliefs in opposing regulation by mandate.